Calendar

21-12-2012: Conductor Hugh Wolff Conducts Tan Dun in an Exciting Programme Also Featuring Works by Ravel and Rachmaninov (1&2 Feb 2013) Change of Programme: Concerto for Orchestra by Tan Dun to Replace Chen Qigang’s New Commission by the HK Phil
07-12-2012: Sinfonia Antartica – A Valiant Story of Man and Nature Retold by the HK Phil and Polar Explorer, Dr Rebecca Lee, in an Exciting Multimedia Experience (18&19 Jan 2013)
29-11-2012: Experience the Power of the 8000-pipe Organ at the Cultural Centre.World Acclaimed Organist Simon Preston Showcased in Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony and Poulenc’s Organ Concerto under the baton of HK Phil’s Former Music Director David Atherton
16-11-2012: Brilliant Concertmaster of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Igor Yuzefovich, Makes His Concerto Début in Two Great Violin and Orchestra Showpieces with Conductor Jun Märkl (4&5 January 2013)
9-11-2012: Hong Kong Philharmonic Staged the Very First Show at The New Central Harbourfront Annual Musical Extravaganza – Swire Symphony Under The Stars Brought a Magical Evening to over 15,000 Music Lovers
7-11-2012: Ring in 2013 in Traditional Viennese Style with Sparkling Waltzes, Polkas and Arias The Macallan Bravo Series: A Viennese New Year (30 & 31 December)
2-11-2012: Harry's Christmas Sing-along! Join Harry Wong and HK Phil for a Spectacular Christmas Concert Filled with Joy and Laughter Great Eagle Festive Series: Harry's Christmas (23 & 24 December)
31-10-2012: Mr Alex & Mrs Alice Cai Support Hong Kong Philharmonic’s Chair Endowment Fund for Principal Flute, Ms Megan Sterling
30-10-2012: A Stellar Cast of 200 in Brahms' German Requiem: Jaap van Zweden to Lead the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Soprano Lyubov Petrova, Baritone Stephan Genz & 100 Choristers from Two Leading Australian Choruses on 30 November & 1 December
29-10-2012: Two Supreme Dutch Artists Collaborate for the First Time on the HK Phil Stage (7 & 8 December): Jaap van Zweden Conducts Two Mendelssohn Masterpieces, and Elgar's Song Cycle with Renowned Mezzo-Soprano Christianne Stotijn
22-10-2012: Hong Kong Philharmonic’s Latest Recording of Three Seminal Works Composed and Conducted by Tan Dun
18-10-2012: Final Show for “Pixar in Concert” by HK Phil (21 November) Added! Tickets on Sale Tomorrow (19 October 2012)
18-10-2012: Take an Inspired Journey with Music by Mozart & Tchaikovsky HK Phil's Principal Clarinet Andrew Simon as the Soloist in Mozart's Sublime Clarinet Concerto in A, K.622 (6 November)
12-10-2012: Swire Symphony under the Stars Returns Perry So Leads the Hong Kong Philharmonic in the Annual Grand Outdoor Concert on 9 November
11-10-2012: Hong Kong's Favourite Entertainer Harry Wong Tricks and Treats alongside the Hong Kong Philharmonic on 27 & 28 October A Halloween Music Party
10-10-2012: Anne-Sophie Mutter Makes Her Much-Anticipated Début with the Hong Kong Philharmonic on 16&17 Nov in Mendelssohn and Currier
28-09-2012: A New Star. A New Tomorrow. The New HK Phil.
28-09-2012: Hong Kong Philharmonic’s New Music Director Jaap van Zweden Leads the Orchestra and Violinist Ning Feng in His Inaugural Concert
26-09-2012: Bank of China (Hong Kong) Proudly Presents: "Lang Lang in Recital" (24 Nov) Features Works by Chopin and Mozart All Tickets Sold Out in One Day
14-09-2012: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Chorus Returns! Be the Voice to Sing Handel's Messiah Application Deadline: 28 September, Auditions: 13-16 October
7-9-2012: Piano Superstar Yundi Kicked off the Hong Kong Philharmonic's 2012/13 Season with Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.1 Conductor Vassily Sinaisky Leads the HKPO in a Russian Programme
30-08-2012: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Player Appointments in 2012/13 Season. Former Associate Conductor, Perry So, Returns as Guest Conductor.
16-08-2012: Internationally Acclaimed Pianist Melvyn Tan Joins Conductor Lawrence Renes in Mozart’s Piano Concerto No.22 Experience the Power of Music Live in Shostakovich’s Remarkable Leningrad Symphony (19&20 October)
06-08-2012: A Brand New Collaboration between Two Local Talents – Conductor Perry So and Renowned DJ Chu Fun E in HKPO’s Family Concert “Music for Smart Kids!” (22&23 Sept)
01-08-2012: Record-Breaking Advance Subscription Results to Welcome the HKPO’s New Music Director Jaap van Zweden The Van Zweden Era Begins with “Welcome, Jaap! A National Day Celebration” featuring Violinist Ning Feng in Butterfly Lovers (28 & 29 Sept)
13-07-2012: Maestro Antoni Wit Leads the Hong Kong Philharmonic in Beethoven’s Eroica Symphony Argentinean Pianist Ingrid Fliter Makes Her Hong Kong Philharmonic Début in Saint-Saëns’ Second Piano Concerto
12-07-2012: Piano Superstar Yundi Returns to Open the Hong Kong Philharmonic’s 2012/13 Season – JAAP! with Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No.1 on 7&8 September Tickets Available at URBTIX from 16 July
16-06-2012: Turkish Pianist Extraordinaire Hüseyin Sermet Closes HKPO 2011/12 Season With Ravel’s Two Piano Concertos (6 & 7 July)
13-06-2012: European Star Violinist Isabelle Faust & Famed Conductor Carlo Rizzi headlined in The Ingenious Pairing of Bartók and Schumann (29 June)
11-06-2012: Conductor Oleg Caetani Replaces Alexander Vedernikov in Splendour of Russia: “When Tchaikovsky Meets Moser” (15&16 June)
7-6-2012: Sing Handel & Mozart Sing! Charismatic Bass-baritone Andrew Foster-Williams Sings Arias by Two Master Composers (22 & 23 June)
01-06-2012: "When Tchaikovsky Meets Moser" Fast-rising Cellist with "Rock Star Energy", Johannes Moser, in Rococo Variations (15 & 16 June)
28-05-2012: Piano Superstar Jean-Yves Thibaudet and Conductor Jun Markl in All-French Program including Ravel's Bolero 'Great Performers: L'Exotique' (8 & 9 June) Opening Performance is sponsored by Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch (Asia) Limited
22-05-2012: Flute Superstar Marina Piccinini Débuts with the HKPO in Ibert's Flute Concerto Conductor Hans Graf to Lead the Orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Polish Symphony
15-05-2012: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Announces its 2012/13 Season – JAAP!
04-05-2012: Prolific Classical Recording Pianist, Ronald Brautigam Joins Debuting Conductor Paul McCreesh for 'Moments in the Sun' (25 & 26 May) Opening performance sponsored by CIC Investor Services Limited
03-05-2012: Grammy Award Winning Pianist Garrick Ohlsson Performs Brahms First Piano Concerto Conductor Johannes Wildner Returns with a Programme of Debussy and Britten (18 & 19 May)
23-04-2012: Maestro Edo de Waart’s Eight Glorious Seasons with the HKPO Concluded with the Magnificent Beethoven Symphony No.9
19-04-2012: Violin Wunderkind – Multi-award Winning Violinist Ray Chen HKPO Associate Conductor – Perry So In Programme of Bruch, Sibelius and Rautavaara (11 & 12 MAY)
18-04-2012: A Brilliant Russian Musical Extravaganza with Maestro Alexander Lazarev on 4 & 5 May
06-04-2012: Kolja Blacher Directs the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in Two of Bach’s Celebrated Violin Concertos
29-02-2012: 'HSBC Insurance Creative Notes' Brings Joy of Music to Sheung Shui Community through Two Excellent Concerts in Collaboration with Fung Kai Innovative School Students on 25 Feb
6-2-2012: From Mahler to Beethoven - Maestro Edo de Waart's Eight Glorious Seasons with the HKPO Conclude with the Magnificent
01-02-2012: Experience a New Take on Rhapsody in Blue with Virtuoso Pius Cheung and his Magic Marimba Asian Première of Bright Sheng's Colours of Crimson under the Baton of Singaporean Conductor Joshua Tan
31-01-2012: The Legend Returns - Russian Maestro Gennadi Rozhdestvensky Pairs with His Wife, Pianist Viktoria Postnikova in Tchaikovsky's Piano Concerto No.2 on 16&17 March
30-01-2012: Legendary Pianist Marc-André Hamelin Showcases Virtuosity in Recital with Works by Haydn, Brahms, Ravel and Stockhausen on 7 March and Joins Maestro Shao-Chia Lü in Two Late-Romantic Showpieces on 9&10 March
16-01-2012: HKPO Welcomes New Music Director Maestro Jaap van Zweden Takes the Helm from Season 2012/13
12-01-2012: Dress Up in Your Favourite Movie Costumes and Join Grammy Award-winning Conductor Richard Kaufman in John William's Fascinating Film Music World
03-01-2012: Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Announces Two Senior Management Appointments