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Yuja!

Season Opening: Jaap & Yuja

1 & 2 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$880 $680 $480 $380  


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Yuja!

Yuja & Friends: A Chamber Night

6 SEP 2017
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$680 $480 $380 $280  


Change of programme order

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Yuja!

Yuja’s Beethoven & Mahler 5

8 & 9 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$880 $680 $480 $380  


Tickets & Details

A National Day Celebration

15 & 16 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Music for Kids

The Magic Toyshop

22 & 23 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium


$320 $280 $180 $120   


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Holidays & Pops

E.T. in Concert

29 & 30 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $220  


Tickets & Details

E.T. in concert for kids

1 Oct 2017
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $220  


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Bravo

Eschenbach's Dvořák

6 & 7 OCT 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$680 $480 $380 $280   


Tickets & Details

Jaap Essentials

Jaap's Bruckner 8

13 OCT 2017
Fri 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$680 $480 $380 $280   


Tickets & Details

THE 20TH BEIJING MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017A Timeless Karajan Version of Wagner

24 & 27 OCT 2017
Tue & Fri 6:30pm
Poly Theatre, Beijing


RMB: (VIP)¥880 ¥380 ¥180 ¥80  


Tickets & Details

THE 20TH BEIJING MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017Sounding Cathedral Architecture

28 OCT 2017
Sat 7:30pm
Poly Theatre, Beijing


RMB: (VIP)¥880 ¥380 ¥180 ¥80  


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Bravo

Dutoit & Lugansky

17 & 18 NOV 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$680 $480 $380 $280  


Tickets & Details

Swire Denim Series

Final Fantasy: Final Symphony

22 & 23 Nov 2017
Wed & Thu 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$680 $580 $480 $380  


Tickets & Details

Swire Maestro Series

The Oboe Delights

1 & 2 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$380 $280 $180 $120  


Tickets & Details

Classics

Thibaudet Plays Gershwin

15 & 16 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Music for Kids

Christmas for Family

23 & 24 DEC 2017
Sat & Sun 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Additional Performance on 24 DEC 2017 Sun 8pm!


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Holidays & Pops

A Viennese New Year

30 & 31 DEC 2017
Sat 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Jaap Essentials

The Ring Cycle Part 4 - Götterdämmerung

18 & 21 JAN 2018
Thu 6pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$1080 $880 $580 $380  


Cast updates notice for Götterdämmerung


Tickets & Details

Bravo

Young Prodigies

2 & 3 FEB 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

HK Phil Friends & Families

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Fundraising Concert

10 FEB 2018
Sat 7:30pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Tickets & Details

Hong Kong’s Got Stars – the Philharmonic Edition

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Fundraising Concert

10 FEB 2018
Sat 9:15pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


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Holidays & Pops

Valentine's Day Concert

14 FEB 2018
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


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Swire Classic Insights

Remembering World War One – Part I: Reflection on War

2 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


Free Admission by pre-registration  


Tickets & Details

Swire Classic Insights

Remembering World War One – Part II: Music Stories of Soldiers and Civilians

3 MAR 2018
Sat 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


Free Admission by pre-registration  


Tickets & Details

Swire Classic Insights

70 Years of Polish Animation

16 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


Free Admission by pre-registration  


Tickets & Details

46th HK Arts Festival

American Ballet Theatre - Whipped Cream

22-25 MAR 2018
Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun 7:30pm & Sun 2:30pm
Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre


$1080 $930 $780 $630 $480 $340  


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Bravo

Märkl's Debussy

30 & 31 MAR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Change of programme

Tickets & Details

Bravo

Scottish Fantasy

6 & 7 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Swire Sunday Family Series

Great Music to Great Britain

8 APR 2018
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$380 $280 $180 $120  


Tickets & Details

Classics

Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich

13 & 14 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Swire Maestro Series

Songs of the Earth

27 & 28 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$580 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Joe Hisaishi in Concert

4-6 MAY 2018
Fri 8pm, Sat 3pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$1080 $880 $680 $480  


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Swire Denim Series

Cirque de la Symphonie

11 & 12 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$680 $480 $380 $280  


Tickets & Details

Swire Sunday Family Series

Cirque de la Symphonie

13 MAY 2018
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


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Classics

The Macallan Bravo Series: Chopin & Brahms

18 & 19 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Classics

Ashkenazy's Pastoral

25 & 26 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$580 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

A Platter Of Great Classics

2 JUN 2018
Sat 2:30pm & 4:15pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium


$100  


Tickets & Details

Jaap Essentials

Organ Symphony with Jaap

8 & 9 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details

Swire Maestro Series

Jaap & Jian Wang

15 & 16 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$580 $480 $380 $280  


Tickets & Details

Jaap Essentials

Jaap, To The New World

22 & 23 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$680 $480 $380 $280  


Tickets & Details

A Tale of Two Cities: HK Phil Musicians Quartet & NCPA Quartet

27 JUN 2018
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$200  


Tickets & Details

Swire Denim Series

West Side Story in Concert

29 & 30 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $220  


Tickets & Details

Holidays & Pops

Celebrate Bernstein On Broadway!

6 & 7 JUL 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


$480 $380 $280 $180  


Tickets & Details
PROGRAMME ARTISTS PRICE(HK$)

Yuja! Season Opening: Jaap & Yuja

1 & 2 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto no. 1
STRAVINSKY
The Rite of Spring

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Yuja Wang

piano
$880 $680 $480 $380


Yuja! Yuja & Friends: A Chamber Night

6 SEP 2017
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BRAHMS
Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, op. 25


TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Trio in A minor,
op. 50


Yuja Wang

piano

Jing Wang

violin

Andrew Ling

viola

Richard Bamping

cello
$680 $480 $380 $280

Change of programme order


Yuja! Yuja’s Beethoven & Mahler 5

8 & 9 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto no. 2
MAHLER
Symphony no. 5

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Yuja Wang

piano
$880 $680 $480 $380


A National Day Celebration

15 & 16 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


GUO Wenjing
Dizi Concerto no. 1,
Chou Kong Shan


BERLIOZ
Symphonie fantastique

Yu Long

conductor

Tang Junqiao

dizi
$480 $380 $280 $180


Music for Kids The Magic Toyshop

22 & 23 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium


L. MOZART
Toy Symphony:
First Movement


ROSSINI-RESPIGHI
La Boutique fantasque
PROKOFIEV
The Love for Three Oranges: March


RICHMAN
Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant


Vivian Ip

conductor

The Puppet & Its Double Theater (Taiwan)

Eric Monson

narrator
$320 $280 $180 $120


Holidays & Pops E.T. in Concert

29 & 30 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Benjamin Northey

conductor
$480 $380 $280 $220


E.T. in concert for kids

1 Oct 2017
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Benjamin Northey

conductor
$480 $380 $280 $220


Bravo Eschenbach's Dvořák

6 & 7 OCT 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BRAHMS
Piano Concerto no. 2
DVOŘÁK
Symphony no. 8

Christoph Eschenbach

conductor

Tzimon Barto

piano
$680 $480 $380 $280


Jaap Essentials Jaap's Bruckner 8

13 OCT 2017
Fri 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BRUCKNER
Symphony no. 8

Jaap van Zweden

conductor
$680 $480 $380 $280


THE 20TH BEIJING MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017
A Timeless Karajan Version of Wagner

24 & 27 OCT 2017
Tue & Fri 6:30pm
Poly Theatre, Beijing


WAGNER
Die Walküre

Jaap van Zweden

conductor
RMB: (VIP)¥880 ¥380 ¥180 ¥80


THE 20TH BEIJING MUSIC FESTIVAL 2017
Sounding Cathedral Architecture

28 OCT 2017
Sat 7:30pm
Poly Theatre, Beijing


BRUCKNER
Symphony No. 8 in C minor WAB 108

Jaap van Zweden

conductor
RMB: (VIP)¥880 ¥380 ¥180 ¥80


Bravo Dutoit & Lugansky

17 & 18 NOV 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BERLIOZ
Roman Carnival Overture


RACHMANINOV
Piano Concerto no. 3
STRAVINSKY
The Song of the Nightingale


RAVEL
Daphnis and Chloé Suite no. 2


Charles Dutoit

conductor

Nikolai Lugansky

piano
$680 $480 $380 $280


Swire Denim Series Final Fantasy: Final Symphony

22 & 23 Nov 2017
Wed & Thu 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Jonne VALTONEN
Fantasy Overture: Circle within a Circle within a Circle
Nobuo UEMATSU
FINAL FANTASY VI – Symphonic Poem
(Born with the Gift of Magic)

Nobuo UEMATSU, Masashi HAMAUZU
FINAL FANTASY X:
Piano Concerto
Nobuo UEMATSU
FINAL FANTASY VII:
Symphony in Three Movements

Philip Chu

conductor

Mischa Cheung

piano
$680 $580 $480 $380


Swire Maestro Series The Oboe Delights

1 & 2 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BEETHOVEN
Symphony no. 4


RUZICKA
Aulodie for Oboe and Orchestra


MOZART
Four arias from
The Magic Flute (arranged for oboe)


STRAUSS
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks


Peter Ruzicka

condutor

François Leleux

oboe
$380 $280 $180 $120


Classics Thibaudet Plays Gershwin

15 & 16 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall


CHEN Qigang
Er Huang, for piano and orchestra
(Hong Kong premiere)


GERSHWIN
Variations on “I Got Rhythm”


ELGAR
Variations on an Original Theme Enigma

Yu Long

conductor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180


Music for Kids Christmas for Family

23 & 24 DEC 2017
Sat & Sun 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Nigel HESS
A Christmas Overture
STYNE/CAHN (arr. Gerard SALONGA)
“Let It Snow!”
Karl JENKINS
Stella Natalis: Celebro
John RUTTER
“Angels’ Carol”
John WILLIAMS
Three Holiday Songs from Home Alone
PROKOFIEV
Lieutenant Kijé: Troika
ANDERSON
“Sleigh Ride”
ADAM (arr. BATTIWALLA)
“O Holy Night”
BEAL/BOOTHE (arr. Gerard SALONGA)
“Jingle Bell Rock”
arr. Reginald UNTERSEHER
“Deck the Halls”
arr. WILLCOCKS
“O Come, All Ye Faithful”
Richard BISSILL
A Christmas Carnival

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

chorus

Corinna Chamberlain

presenter
$480 $380 $280 $180

Additional Performance on 24 DEC 2017 Sun 8pm!


Holidays & Pops A Viennese New Year

30 & 31 DEC 2017
Sat 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


KODÁLY
Dances of Galánta


BARTÓK
Romanian Folk Dances

BRAHMS
Hungarian Dance no. 5
LISZT
Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Melodies


J STRAUSS II
Die Fledermaus: Overture


J STRAUSS II
Emperor Waltz
J STRAUSS II
Pizzicato Polka
LEHÁR
Gold and Silver Waltz

J STRAUSS II
Blue Danube Waltz


J STRAUSS
Radetzky March


David Angus

conductor

Chiyan Wong

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180


Jaap Essentials The Ring Cycle Part 4 - Götterdämmerung

18 & 21 JAN 2018
Thu 6pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


WAGNER
Götterdämmerung

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Gun-Brit Barkmin

Brünnhilde

Daniel Brenna

Siegfried

Shenyang

Gunther

Bamberg Symphony Chorus

chorus

Amanda Majeski

Gutrune

Michelle DeYoung

Waltraute

Peter Kálmán

Alberich

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

chorus

Jenufa Gleich

3rd Norn

Stephanie Houtzeel

2nd Norn

Eric Halfvarson

Hagen

Sarah Castle

1st Norn

Eri Nakamura

Woglinde

Aurhelia Varak

Wellgunde

Hermine Haselböck

Flosshilde

State Choir Latvija

chorus
$1080 $880 $580 $380

Cast updates notice for Götterdämmerung


Bravo Young Prodigies

2 & 3 FEB 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall


Thomas ADÈS
Three Studies from Couperin
(Hong Kong premiere)


MOZART
Violin Concerto no. 3


HAYDN
Symphony no. 104


Nicholas Carter

conductor

Hannah Tam Wan-Ching

violin
$480 $380 $280 $180


HK Phil Friends & Families Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Fundraising Concert

10 FEB 2018
Sat 7:30pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Gerard Salonga

conductor

William Chan

The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce

Charis Chan

Dayna Ho and Lene Lin

Airla Fan

Serafina Luk

PerforMINTS from M.int Academy

Rightmind International Nursery & Kindergarten

Po Leung Kuk Cho Kai Yau School

Tang Cheuk Him


Hong Kong’s Got Stars – the Philharmonic Edition Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Fundraising Concert

10 FEB 2018
Sat 9:15pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Gerard Salonga

conductor

Lora Chow

William Louey and Alexandra Louey

Jade Han

Edmond Lee

Christopher Law

YS Liu and Jing Wang

Shining FinStars

Clinton Yang


Holidays & Pops Valentine's Day Concert

14 FEB 2018
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


STEINER
Gone with the Wind: Tara's Theme
John BARRY
Somewhere in Time /
Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini (Variation 18)
(*voted by the public)



Ennio MORRICONE
La Califfa
Craig ARMSTRONG
Me Before You
Michael NYMAN
The Piano: Concert Suite
Ennio MORRICONE
Cinema Paradiso
Craig ARMSTRONG
Love Actually: Love Theme Suite
HORNER
Titanic: Suite (with choir)

TAN Dun
The Banquet: Only For Love (with choir)

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

chorus
$480 $380 $280 $180


Swire Classic Insights Remembering World War One – Part I: Reflection on War

2 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
The Lark Ascending
RAVEL
Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
HOWELLS
Elegy

Jung-Ho Pak

Conductor

Leung Kin-fung

Violin

Andrew Ling

Viola

Avan Yu

Piano

David Pomfret

Speaker
Free Admission by pre-registration


Swire Classic Insights Remembering World War One – Part II: Music Stories of Soldiers and Civilians

3 MAR 2018
Sat 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


BUTTERWORTH
The Banks of Green Willow
J STRAUSS I
Radetzky March
DEBUSSY
Noël des enfants
qui n'ont plus de maisons
, L. 139

WEBERN
Der tag ist vergangen
COHAN
Over There
AGAPKIN
The Slavic Woman’s Farewell
HOLST
Ode to Death

Jung-Ho Pak

Conductor

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

Chorus

David Pomfret

Speaker

Yuki Ip

soprano
Free Admission by pre-registration


Swire Classic Insights 70 Years of Polish Animation

16 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


GÓRECKI
Three Pieces in Old Style
PANUFNIK
Sinfonia Elegiaca (Symphony no. 2) (Asian premiere)


Krzysztof PENDERECKI
Cello Concerto no. 1 (Asian premiere)

Sebastian Perłowski

Conductor

Danjulo Ishizaka

Cello

Mariusz Wilczyński

Live Animation
Free Admission by pre-registration


46th HK Arts Festival American Ballet Theatre - Whipped Cream

22-25 MAR 2018
Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun 7:30pm & Sun 2:30pm
Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre


$1080 $930 $780 $630 $480 $340


Bravo Märkl's Debussy

30 & 31 MAR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Toshio HOSOKAWA
Circulating Ocean
(Hong Kong Premiere)


FALLA
Nights in the Gardens of Spain


MENDELSSOHN
The Hebrides Overture


DEBUSSY
La Mer


Jun Märkl

conductor

Ingrid Fliter

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180

Change of programme


Bravo Scottish Fantasy

6 & 7 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Peter MAXWELL DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise


BRUCH
Scottish Fantasy


MENDELSSOHN
Symphony no. 3, Scottish


Yu Long

conductor

Ning Feng

violin
$480 $380 $280 $180


Swire Sunday Family Series Great Music to Great Britain

8 APR 2018
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall



HODDINOTT
Badger in the Bag

ELGAR
Pomp and Circumstance no. 1

Peter MAXWELL DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise


GRAINGER
Irish Tune from County Derry

BRUCH
Scottish Fantasy
(1st and 4th movements)

Yu Long

conductor

Ning Feng

violin

Lau Tsz Hei

presenter
$380 $280 $180 $120


Classics Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich

13 & 14 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
TCHAIKOVSKY
Violin Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony no. 5

Zhang Guoyong

conductor

Baiba Skride

violin
$480 $380 $280 $180


Swire Maestro Series Songs of the Earth

27 & 28 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


YE Xiaogang
The Song of the Earth
MAHLER
Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Yu Long

Conductor

Yu Guanqun

Soprano

Ildikó Komlósi

Mezzo soprano

Klaus Florian Vogt

Tenor

Yuan Chenye

Baritone
$580 $380 $280 $180


Joe Hisaishi in Concert

4-6 MAY 2018
Fri 8pm, Sat 3pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Joe HISAISHI
The East Land Symphony
(Hong Kong premiere)
(featuring Louise Kwong, soprano)




Joe HISAISHI
mládí for piano and strings

Joe HISAISHI
Symphonic Suite
Castle in the Sky
(Hong Kong premiere)

Joe Hisaishi

conductor and piano

Louise Kwong

Soprano
$1080 $880 $680 $480


Swire Denim Series Cirque de la Symphonie

11 & 12 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


SCHIFRIN
Mission Impossible Theme
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony no. 4,
Italian (4th movement)

TCHAIKOVSKY
Waltz from Swan Lake
BACH
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
BIZET
Carmen: Les Toreadors

Gerard Salonga

Conductor

Cirque de la Symphonie

Special Guest
$680 $480 $380 $280


Swire Sunday Family Series Cirque de la Symphonie

13 MAY 2018
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Waltz from Swan Lake
BACH
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
BIZET
Carmen: Les Toreadors

Gerard Salonga

Conductor

Cirque de la Symphonie

Special Guest
$480 $380 $280 $180


Classics The Macallan Bravo Series: Chopin & Brahms

18 & 19 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


MENDELSSOHN
The Fair Melusina: Overture
CHOPIN
Piano Concerto no. 2
BRAHMS
Symphony no. 3

Hans Graf

conductor

Yulianna Avdeeva

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180


Classics Ashkenazy's Pastoral

25 & 26 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


GLAZUNOV
Chopiniana
GLAZUNOV
Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN
Symphony no. 6, Pastoral

Vladimir Ashkenazy

conductor

Esther Yoo

violin
$580 $380 $280 $180


A Platter Of Great Classics

2 JUN 2018
Sat 2:30pm & 4:15pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium


J. STRAUSS I
Radetzky March
BACH
Minuet and Badinerie from
Orchestral Suite 2


MOZART
Piano Concerto no. 21 (2nd movement)


HANDEL
The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba from Solomon


TCHAIKOVSKY
Waltz from Sleeping Beauty
ELGAR
Enigma Variations: Nimrod
BRAHMS
Hungarian Dance no. 5
BEETHOVEN
Symphony no. 5 (1st movement)
arr. Fung LAM
The Wandering Songstress,
Ye Lai Xiang rearranged


Rachel Jiemin Zhang

Conductor

Wong Wai-yuen, Valerie

Piano
$100


Jaap Essentials Organ Symphony with Jaap

8 & 9 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Charles Ives

Central Park in the Dark


BERNSTEIN
Serenade


SAINT-SAËNS
Symphony no. 3, Organ


Jaap van Zweden

conductor

James Ehnes

violin

Leo van Doeselaar

organ
$480 $380 $280 $180


Swire Maestro Series Jaap & Jian Wang

15 & 16 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Variations on a Rococo Theme
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony no. 7, Leningrad

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Jian Wang

cello
$580 $480 $380 $280


Jaap Essentials Jaap, To The New World

22 & 23 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BERNSTEIN
Candide Overture
COPLAND
Clarinet Concerto
DVOŘÁK
Symphony no. 9, From the New World

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Andrew Simon

clarinet
$680 $480 $380 $280


A Tale of Two Cities: HK Phil Musicians Quartet & NCPA Quartet

27 JUN 2018
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


GRIEG
String Quartet no. 1
(HK Phil Musicians Quartet)


SHOSTAKOVICH
String Quartet no. 8
(NCPA Quartet)


MENDELSSOHN
Octet
(HK Phil Musicians Quartet & NCPA Quartet)


HK Phil Musicians Quartet

String Quartet

NCPA Quartet

String Quartet
$200


Swire Denim Series West Side Story in Concert

29 & 30 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BERNSTEIN
West Side Story Complete film with live orchestral music

Jayce Ogren

conductor
$480 $380 $280 $220


Holidays & Pops Celebrate Bernstein On Broadway!

6 & 7 JUL 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


John Wilson

Conductor

Lorina Gore

Soprano

Louise Dearman

Mezzo-soprano

Nadim Naaman

Baritone

Nathaniel Hackmann

Tenor
$480 $380 $280 $180


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Jaap Essentials

Jaap Essentials Jaap's Bruckner 8

13 OCT 2017
Fri 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BRUCKNER
Symphony no. 8

Jaap van Zweden

conductor
$680 $480 $380 $280

Jaap Essentials The Ring Cycle Part 4 - Götterdämmerung

18 & 21 JAN 2018
Thu 6pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


WAGNER
Götterdämmerung

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Gun-Brit Barkmin

Brünnhilde

Daniel Brenna

Siegfried

Shenyang

Gunther

Bamberg Symphony Chorus

chorus

Amanda Majeski

Gutrune

Michelle DeYoung

Waltraute

Peter Kálmán

Alberich

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

chorus

Jenufa Gleich

3rd Norn

Stephanie Houtzeel

2nd Norn

Eric Halfvarson

Hagen

Sarah Castle

1st Norn

Eri Nakamura

Woglinde

Aurhelia Varak

Wellgunde

Hermine Haselböck

Flosshilde

State Choir Latvija

chorus
$1080 $880 $580 $380

Cast updates notice for Götterdämmerung


Jaap Essentials Organ Symphony with Jaap

8 & 9 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Charles Ives

Central Park in the Dark


BERNSTEIN
Serenade


SAINT-SAËNS
Symphony no. 3, Organ


Jaap van Zweden

conductor

James Ehnes

violin

Leo van Doeselaar

organ
$480 $380 $280 $180

Jaap Essentials Jaap, To The New World

22 & 23 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BERNSTEIN
Candide Overture
COPLAND
Clarinet Concerto
DVOŘÁK
Symphony no. 9, From the New World

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Andrew Simon

clarinet
$680 $480 $380 $280

Yuja!

Yuja! Season Opening: Jaap & Yuja

1 & 2 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto no. 1
STRAVINSKY
The Rite of Spring

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Yuja Wang

piano
$880 $680 $480 $380

Yuja! Yuja & Friends: A Chamber Night

6 SEP 2017
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BRAHMS
Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, op. 25


TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Trio in A minor,
op. 50


Yuja Wang

piano

Jing Wang

violin

Andrew Ling

viola

Richard Bamping

cello
$680 $480 $380 $280

Change of programme order


Yuja! Yuja’s Beethoven & Mahler 5

8 & 9 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto no. 2
MAHLER
Symphony no. 5

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Yuja Wang

piano
$880 $680 $480 $380

Bravo

Bravo Eschenbach's Dvořák

6 & 7 OCT 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BRAHMS
Piano Concerto no. 2
DVOŘÁK
Symphony no. 8

Christoph Eschenbach

conductor

Tzimon Barto

piano
$680 $480 $380 $280

Bravo Dutoit & Lugansky

17 & 18 NOV 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BERLIOZ
Roman Carnival Overture


RACHMANINOV
Piano Concerto no. 3
STRAVINSKY
The Song of the Nightingale


RAVEL
Daphnis and Chloé Suite no. 2


Charles Dutoit

conductor

Nikolai Lugansky

piano
$680 $480 $380 $280

Bravo Young Prodigies

2 & 3 FEB 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall


Thomas ADÈS
Three Studies from Couperin
(Hong Kong premiere)


MOZART
Violin Concerto no. 3


HAYDN
Symphony no. 104


Nicholas Carter

conductor

Hannah Tam Wan-Ching

violin
$480 $380 $280 $180

Bravo Märkl's Debussy

30 & 31 MAR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Toshio HOSOKAWA
Circulating Ocean
(Hong Kong Premiere)


FALLA
Nights in the Gardens of Spain


MENDELSSOHN
The Hebrides Overture


DEBUSSY
La Mer


Jun Märkl

conductor

Ingrid Fliter

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180

Change of programme


Bravo Scottish Fantasy

6 & 7 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Peter MAXWELL DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise


BRUCH
Scottish Fantasy


MENDELSSOHN
Symphony no. 3, Scottish


Yu Long

conductor

Ning Feng

violin
$480 $380 $280 $180

Classics

Classics Thibaudet Plays Gershwin

15 & 16 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall


CHEN Qigang
Er Huang, for piano and orchestra
(Hong Kong premiere)


GERSHWIN
Variations on “I Got Rhythm”


ELGAR
Variations on an Original Theme Enigma

Yu Long

conductor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180

Classics Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich

13 & 14 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
TCHAIKOVSKY
Violin Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony no. 5

Zhang Guoyong

conductor

Baiba Skride

violin
$480 $380 $280 $180

Classics The Macallan Bravo Series: Chopin & Brahms

18 & 19 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


MENDELSSOHN
The Fair Melusina: Overture
CHOPIN
Piano Concerto no. 2
BRAHMS
Symphony no. 3

Hans Graf

conductor

Yulianna Avdeeva

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180

Classics Ashkenazy's Pastoral

25 & 26 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


GLAZUNOV
Chopiniana
GLAZUNOV
Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN
Symphony no. 6, Pastoral

Vladimir Ashkenazy

conductor

Esther Yoo

violin
$580 $380 $280 $180

Swire Maestro Series

Swire Maestro Series The Oboe Delights

1 & 2 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BEETHOVEN
Symphony no. 4


RUZICKA
Aulodie for Oboe and Orchestra


MOZART
Four arias from
The Magic Flute (arranged for oboe)


STRAUSS
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks


Peter Ruzicka

condutor

François Leleux

oboe
$380 $280 $180 $120

Swire Maestro Series Songs of the Earth

27 & 28 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


YE Xiaogang
The Song of the Earth
MAHLER
Das Lied von der Erde (The Song of the Earth)

Yu Long

Conductor

Yu Guanqun

Soprano

Ildikó Komlósi

Mezzo soprano

Klaus Florian Vogt

Tenor

Yuan Chenye

Baritone
$580 $380 $280 $180

Swire Maestro Series Jaap & Jian Wang

15 & 16 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Variations on a Rococo Theme
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony no. 7, Leningrad

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Jian Wang

cello
$580 $480 $380 $280

Swire Denim Series

Swire Denim Series Final Fantasy: Final Symphony

22 & 23 Nov 2017
Wed & Thu 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Jonne VALTONEN
Fantasy Overture: Circle within a Circle within a Circle
Nobuo UEMATSU
FINAL FANTASY VI – Symphonic Poem
(Born with the Gift of Magic)

Nobuo UEMATSU, Masashi HAMAUZU
FINAL FANTASY X:
Piano Concerto
Nobuo UEMATSU
FINAL FANTASY VII:
Symphony in Three Movements

Philip Chu

conductor

Mischa Cheung

piano
$680 $580 $480 $380

Swire Denim Series Cirque de la Symphonie

11 & 12 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


SCHIFRIN
Mission Impossible Theme
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony no. 4,
Italian (4th movement)

TCHAIKOVSKY
Waltz from Swan Lake
BACH
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
BIZET
Carmen: Les Toreadors

Gerard Salonga

Conductor

Cirque de la Symphonie

Special Guest
$680 $480 $380 $280

Swire Denim Series West Side Story in Concert

29 & 30 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


BERNSTEIN
West Side Story Complete film with live orchestral music

Jayce Ogren

conductor
$480 $380 $280 $220

Swire Sunday Family Series

Swire Sunday Family Series Great Music to Great Britain

8 APR 2018
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall



HODDINOTT
Badger in the Bag

ELGAR
Pomp and Circumstance no. 1

Peter MAXWELL DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise


GRAINGER
Irish Tune from County Derry

BRUCH
Scottish Fantasy
(1st and 4th movements)

Yu Long

conductor

Ning Feng

violin

Lau Tsz Hei

presenter
$380 $280 $180 $120

Swire Sunday Family Series Cirque de la Symphonie

13 MAY 2018
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


TCHAIKOVSKY
Waltz from Swan Lake
BACH
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
BIZET
Carmen: Les Toreadors

Gerard Salonga

Conductor

Cirque de la Symphonie

Special Guest
$480 $380 $280 $180

Music for Kids

Music for Kids The Magic Toyshop

22 & 23 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium


L. MOZART
Toy Symphony:
First Movement


ROSSINI-RESPIGHI
La Boutique fantasque
PROKOFIEV
The Love for Three Oranges: March


RICHMAN
Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant


Vivian Ip

conductor

The Puppet & Its Double Theater (Taiwan)

Eric Monson

narrator
$320 $280 $180 $120

Music for Kids Christmas for Family

23 & 24 DEC 2017
Sat & Sun 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Nigel HESS
A Christmas Overture
STYNE/CAHN (arr. Gerard SALONGA)
“Let It Snow!”
Karl JENKINS
Stella Natalis: Celebro
John RUTTER
“Angels’ Carol”
John WILLIAMS
Three Holiday Songs from Home Alone
PROKOFIEV
Lieutenant Kijé: Troika
ANDERSON
“Sleigh Ride”
ADAM (arr. BATTIWALLA)
“O Holy Night”
BEAL/BOOTHE (arr. Gerard SALONGA)
“Jingle Bell Rock”
arr. Reginald UNTERSEHER
“Deck the Halls”
arr. WILLCOCKS
“O Come, All Ye Faithful”
Richard BISSILL
A Christmas Carnival

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

chorus

Corinna Chamberlain

presenter
$480 $380 $280 $180

Additional Performance on 24 DEC 2017 Sun 8pm!


Holidays & Pops

Holidays & Pops E.T. in Concert

29 & 30 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


Benjamin Northey

conductor
$480 $380 $280 $220

Holidays & Pops A Viennese New Year

30 & 31 DEC 2017
Sat 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


KODÁLY
Dances of Galánta


BARTÓK
Romanian Folk Dances

BRAHMS
Hungarian Dance no. 5
LISZT
Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Melodies


J STRAUSS II
Die Fledermaus: Overture


J STRAUSS II
Emperor Waltz
J STRAUSS II
Pizzicato Polka
LEHÁR
Gold and Silver Waltz

J STRAUSS II
Blue Danube Waltz


J STRAUSS
Radetzky March


David Angus

conductor

Chiyan Wong

piano
$480 $380 $280 $180

Holidays & Pops Valentine's Day Concert

14 FEB 2018
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


STEINER
Gone with the Wind: Tara's Theme
John BARRY
Somewhere in Time /
Rachmaninov’s Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini (Variation 18)
(*voted by the public)



Ennio MORRICONE
La Califfa
Craig ARMSTRONG
Me Before You
Michael NYMAN
The Piano: Concert Suite
Ennio MORRICONE
Cinema Paradiso
Craig ARMSTRONG
Love Actually: Love Theme Suite
HORNER
Titanic: Suite (with choir)

TAN Dun
The Banquet: Only For Love (with choir)

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

chorus
$480 $380 $280 $180

Holidays & Pops Celebrate Bernstein On Broadway!

6 & 7 JUL 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


John Wilson

Conductor

Lorina Gore

Soprano

Louise Dearman

Mezzo-soprano

Nadim Naaman

Baritone

Nathaniel Hackmann

Tenor
$480 $380 $280 $180

Swire Classic Insights

Swire Classic Insights Remembering World War One – Part I: Reflection on War

2 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
The Lark Ascending
RAVEL
Piano Concerto for the Left Hand
HOWELLS
Elegy

Jung-Ho Pak

Conductor

Leung Kin-fung

Violin

Andrew Ling

Viola

Avan Yu

Piano

David Pomfret

Speaker
Free Admission by pre-registration

Swire Classic Insights Remembering World War One – Part II: Music Stories of Soldiers and Civilians

3 MAR 2018
Sat 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


BUTTERWORTH
The Banks of Green Willow
J STRAUSS I
Radetzky March
DEBUSSY
Noël des enfants
qui n'ont plus de maisons
, L. 139

WEBERN
Der tag ist vergangen
COHAN
Over There
AGAPKIN
The Slavic Woman’s Farewell
HOLST
Ode to Death

Jung-Ho Pak

Conductor

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

Chorus

David Pomfret

Speaker

Yuki Ip

soprano
Free Admission by pre-registration

Swire Classic Insights 70 Years of Polish Animation

16 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong


GÓRECKI
Three Pieces in Old Style
PANUFNIK
Sinfonia Elegiaca (Symphony no. 2) (Asian premiere)


Krzysztof PENDERECKI
Cello Concerto no. 1 (Asian premiere)

Sebastian Perłowski

Conductor

Danjulo Ishizaka

Cello

Mariusz Wilczyński

Live Animation
Free Admission by pre-registration

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