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Berliner Philharmoniker
Information
Information
Programme
Programme
Live Relays
Live Relays
Concert Sponsor
Concert Sponsor
Ticketing
Ticketing
Pre-concert Talk
Pre-concert Talk
Colours of the Viola: Berliner Philharmoniker First Principal Viola, Amihai Grosz@HKUST
Colours of the Viola: Berliner Philharmoniker First Principal Viola, Amihai Grosz@HKUST
Masterclass
Masterclass

Berliner Philharmoniker

10 Nov 2017 (Fri)   8pm Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

11 Nov 2017 (Sat)  5pm Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

 

Due to overwhelming response, a small quantity of tickets of the Berliner Philharmoniker concerts is available for sale, with details as follows:

 

10 Nov 2017 (Fri)

Tickets for box seats with restricted view ($1,380): 10 tickets

(As announced earlier on, due to tendinitis of his left arm, it is with regret that pianist Lang Lang is unable to participate in the Berliner Philharmoniker’s tour to Asia.  Pianist Seong-Jin Cho will replace him by playing Ravel's Piano Concerto in G  on 10 November 2017 (Friday), 8pm at Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre.  Other programme listings will remain unchanged)

 

11 Nov 2017 (Sat)

Tickets for box seats with restricted view ($1,180): 10 tickets

 

Tickets will be available for sale at the box office of Hong Kong Cultural Centre from 10am on the day of each concert.  Each patron can purchase a maximum of two tickets per transaction on a first-come-first-served basis.  For enquiries, please contact us (Tel: 2268 7321) during office hours.

 

Leisure and Cultural Services Department

 

‘The Berliner Philharmoniker’s clarity and definition are immaculate’   Gramophone
 

Acclaimed as one of the best orchestras in the world, the illustrious Berliner Philharmoniker will perform in Hong Kong for two concerts.

 

Under the leadership of Sir Simon Rattle, the Orchestra ushers into an innovative era with vibrant concert programmes, wide-reaching education initiatives with their partner Deutsche Bank and a state-of-the-art Digital Concert Hall which streams concerts at Berlin’s Philharmonie to the internet.  Sir Simon is going to conclude his tenure as the Orchestra’s Chief Conductor in 2018, a position he has succeeded from Claudio Abbado since 2002.

 

In the two concerts, the Berliner Philharmoniker will perform monumental symphonic works by Richard Strauss, Brahms, Stravinsky and Rachmaninov.  Seong-Jin Cho will perform Ravel‘s Piano Concerto in G on the first evening, on the second the Orchestra will perform a work composed by eminent Korean composer Unsuk Chin especially for the Orchestra.

10 November (Fri) 20:00

Richard Strauss

Don Juan, Op. 20

Ravel

Piano Concerto in G (Piano: Seong-Jin Cho)

Brahms

Symphony No. 4 in E Minor, Op. 98

 

11 November (Sat) 17:00

Stravinsky

Petrushka (Revised Version from 1947)

Unsuk Chin

Chorós Chordón (Commissioned by the Berliner Philharmoniker Foundation Première)

Rachmaninov

Symphony No. 3 in A Minor, Op. 44

 

As the most anticipated music event in 2017, the two upcoming concerts given by the Berliner Philharmoniker will be broadcast live in Tsim Sha Tsui, Sha Tin and Yuen Long from the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.  Live relays of concerts to local audience will be shown in three locations simultaneously for the first time.  Come and enjoy this spectacular event with friends and families for free. 

 

Programme

10/11 (Fri)

11/11 (Sat)

7pm

Admission of audience

4pm

Admission of audience

7:15-8pm

Pre-concert Chit-chats

4:15-5pm

Pre-concert Chit-chats

8pm

Live Relay of Concert

5pm

Live Relay of Concert

 

Running time of each performance is about 2 hours including an intermission of 20 minutes.  Presenter reserves the right to change the programme and artists.

Ticket is not required for the relays at Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Piazza and Sha Tin Park.  Free seating on a first-come-first-served basis. Please bring your own seat mat.

Online registration for the relays at Yuen Long Theatre, Auditorium opens 24 October 2017 at 10am on a first-come-first-served basis on our website www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp.

Patrons using wheel chairs can call 2268 7321 during office hours for arrangements of reservation of seats.

The live relays will be filmed by RTHK and the angle of the camera will be fixed throughout the programme.

Programme Enquiries: 2268 7321

10 November concert sponsored by

Mr. Albert Hung, GBS, JP       Mr. Wilfred Ng, SBS, JP

DATE
VENUE
PRICE
10.11.2017 (Fri) – 11.11.2017 (Sat)

Live Relays
Piazza, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Sha Tin Park

Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
Free Admission
10.11.2017 (Fri)
20:00
Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
location
$2,980, $2,380, $1,880, $1,380, $980, $680
11.11.2017 (Sat)
17:00
Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
location
$2,780, $2,180, $1,680, $1,180, $880, $680
DATE
10.11.2017 (Fri) – 11.11.2017 (Sat)

Live Relays
PRICE
Free Admission

DATE
10.11.2017 (Fri)
20:00
PRICE
$2,980, $2,380, $1,880, $1,380, $980, $680
DATE
11.11.2017 (Sat)
17:00
PRICE
$2,780, $2,180, $1,680, $1,180, $880, $680

Tickets available from 11 August at URBTIX outlets, on Internet, by Mobile Ticketing App and Credit Card Telephone Booking.

 

(Each patron can purchase up to 10 tickets per transaction on the first counter booking day)

 

Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for full-time students and CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis.)

 

Each performance will run for 2 hours, including a 20 minute intermission.  

Audience is strongly advised to arrive punctually.  Latecomers will only be admitted during the intermission or at a suitable break.  

Latecomers attending the concert on 11 November will only be admitted during the intermission.

Presenter reserves the right to change the programme and artists.

 

Programme Enquiries: 2268 7321

Ticketing Enquiries: 3761 6661

Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999

Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk

DATE
VENUE
PRICE
09.09.2017 (Sat)
14:30
20.10.2017 (Fri)
19:30
9/F Forum, eslite Causeway Bay store,
Hysan Place, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
location
Free Admission
DATE
09.09.2017 (Sat)
14:30
20.10.2017 (Fri)
19:30
PRICE
Free Admission

9 September (Sat) 14:30

Berliner Philharmoniker: A Forward-looking Orchestra in the 21st Century

Moderator:

Dr. Daniel Lo (Composer)

Speakers:

Prof. Leo Lee Ou-fan

(Sin Wai Kin Professor of Chinese Culture, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Leung Kin-fung

(First Associate Concertmaster, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra)

 

20 October (Fri) 19:30

Destiny, Life and Music – Foresight of the Berliner Philharmoniker’s Hong Kong Visit

Moderator:

Dr. Austin Yip (Lecturer, Department of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University)

Speakers:

 

Prof. Liu Ching-chih

(Music Critic)

Chow Fan-fu  

(Music Critic/ Vice Chairman, The International Association of Theatre Critics (Hong Kong))

 

 

 

 

 

 

Conducted in Cantonese

Admission free on a first-come-first-served basis.  Please queue up at the entrance of the 9/F Forum, eslite Causeway Bay store 15 minutes before the forum starts.

The programme does not represent the views of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

Presenter reserves the right to change the programme and speakers.

DATE
VENUE
PRICE
09.11.2017 (Thu)
20:00
CMA Lecture Theatre, Cheng Yu Tung Building, HKUST
location
Free Admission. Online registration opens 1 September 2017 at http://musicalive.ust.hk/amihai-groszhkust/ on a first-come-first-served basis
DATE
09.11.2017 (Thu)
20:00
PRICE
Free Admission. Online registration opens 1 September 2017 at http://musicalive.ust.hk/amihai-groszhkust/ on a first-come-first-served basis

9 Novmeber (Thu) 20:00

Colours of the Viola: Berliner Philharmoniker First Principal Viola, Amihai Grosz@HKUST

First Principal Viola of the Berliner Philharmoniker, Amihai Grosz, is joined by acclaimed Hong Kong pianist, Amy Sze, in a programme featuring works old and new showcasing the many characters of the viola.

 

Performers

Amihai Grosz (First Principal Viola, Berliner Philharmoniker)

Amy Sze (Piano)

 

Programme

Sheng

The Stream Flows (for Viola)

Pártos

Yizkor (In Memoriam)

Schumann

Fantasiestücke Op. 73

Tommasini

Sonata for Viola and Piano (Second Movement)

Schubert

Arpeggione Sonata, D. 821

 

Free Admission. Online registration opens 1 September 2017 at http://musicalive.ust.hk/amihai-groszhkust/ on a first-come-first-served basis.

Co-presented with
   

Enquiries 

2358 8025

 

infohkustma@ust.hk

DATE
VENUE
PRICE
09.11.2017 (Thu)
11:00, 13:15, 13:30, 15:45, 16:00
The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Free Admission with ticket
DATE
09.11.2017 (Thu)
11:00, 13:15, 13:30, 15:45, 16:00
PRICE
Free Admission with ticket

9 November (Thursday)

 

Conducted in English

 

11:00

Rainer Seegers Timpani Masterclass

Venue: Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

13:15

Andreas Ottensamer Clarinet Masterclass

Venue: Recital Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

13:30

Jesper Busk Sørensen Trombone Masterclass

Venue: Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

15:45

Mathieu Dufour Flute Masterclass

Venue: Recital Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

16:00

Gabor Tarkövi Trumpet Masterclass

Venue: Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

 

Free admission tickets will be distributed at the Enquiry Counter of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre from 26 October 2017 onwards (9am - 9pm). Each person can obtain up to two tickets on a first-come-first-served basis.

(Hong Kong Cultural Centre: 2734 2009)

 

Co-presented with

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Enquiries : 2584 8500  (HKAPA)

    • 10.11.2017 (Fri) – 11.11.2017 (Sat)

      Live Relays
    • Piazza, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

      Sha Tin Park

      Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
    • Free Admission
    • 10.11.2017 (Fri)
      20:00
    • Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
    • $2,980, $2,380, $1,880, $1,380, $980, $680
    • 11.11.2017 (Sat)
      17:00
    • Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
    • $2,780, $2,180, $1,680, $1,180, $880, $680
BUY TICKET
DATE
VENUE
PRICE
10.11.2017 (Fri) – 11.11.2017 (Sat)

Live Relays
Piazza, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Sha Tin Park

Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre
Free Admission
10.11.2017 (Fri)
20:00
Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
location
$2,980, $2,380, $1,880, $1,380, $980, $680
11.11.2017 (Sat)
17:00
Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
location
$2,780, $2,180, $1,680, $1,180, $880, $680
DATE
10.11.2017 (Fri) – 11.11.2017 (Sat)

Live Relays
PRICE
Free Admission

DATE
10.11.2017 (Fri)
20:00
PRICE
$2,980, $2,380, $1,880, $1,380, $980, $680
DATE
11.11.2017 (Sat)
17:00
PRICE
$2,780, $2,180, $1,680, $1,180, $880, $680
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