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Great Music 2024

28 May - 31 August

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The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will present its Great Music 2024 from May to November, with acclaimed musicians and orchestras from all over the world as well as a local talented music producer performing in a musical extravaganza series. The programme enables audiences to feel the city’s arts and cultural buzz through music, showcasing the unique charm of Hong Kong as a metropolis where East meets West.

Jazz Concert by Eliane Elias
Date and time: May 28 (Tuesday), 8pm
Venue: Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Ticket prices: $200 to $520

Grammy Award and Latin Grammy Award winner Eliane Elias will perform her hit compositions, combining jazz, Brazilian, classical and pop music styles, to showcase her musical talents with unique presentations to Hong Kong audiences.

Violin Recital by Ray Chen
Date and time: June 7 and 8 (Friday and Saturday), 8pm
Venue: Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Ticket prices: $250 to $650

Highly sought-after violinist Ray Chen will return to Hong Kong to stage two performances with an inspired and virtuosic programme featuring the music of Beethoven, Bach and more, before reimagining a Chick Corea classic.

Piano Recital by Víkingur Ólafsson
Date and time: June 11 (Tuesday), 8pm
Venue: Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Ticket prices: $250 to $650

Icelandic pianist Víkingur Ólafsson embarked on a world tour featuring Bach’s “Goldberg Variations” in 2023 to showcase his exceptional talent. As part of his tour, Ólafsson will captivate audience members in Hong Kong in June, interpreting Bach’s monumental masterpiece through his distinctive musical perspective.

Basel Chamber Orchestra
Date and time: June 25 (Tuesday), 8pm
Venue: Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Ticket prices: $350 and $700

The Basel Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of renowned Austrian clarinetist and conductor Andreas Ottensamer, will present a number of classical masterpieces to music fans. The show has specially engaged Japanese pianist Kyohei Sorita to come to Hong Kong for the first time and perform Beethoven’s “Piano Concerto No. 4” with the orchestra.

“New Oriental Chinese Music Scene” by Shanghai Chinese Orchestra
Date and time: August 5 (Monday), 8pm
Venue: Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Ticket prices: $200 to $440

Date and time: August 6 (Tuesday), 8pm
Venue: Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall
Ticket prices: $200 to $380

After a 12-year hiatus, the Shanghai Chinese Orchestra will visit Hong Kong again in August to present two delicate performances of Shanghai-style Chinese music under the baton of the renowned conductor Tang Muhai, showcasing the unique charm of contemporary Chinese music and the rich cultural heritage of the Jiangnan region at the inaugural Chinese Culture Festival.

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