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Hong Kong Sinfonietta & French May Arts Festival — Great Piano Concertos: David Kadouch Plays Mozart

25 May - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

$220 – $520

EVENT DESCRIPTION

Praised for his “outstanding gift for delicacy… showing plenty of wit, a kaleidoscope of colours, and a flexibility of phrasing” (New York Concert Review), French pianist David Kadouch has performed with leading orchestras such as Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich and Orchestre de Paris. Collaborating with Hong Kong Sinfonietta once again, he will perform Mozart’s sparkling Piano Concerto No 24, in a fascinating programme under the baton of Olari Elts which also includes great works by Shostakovich, Arvo Pärt and Erkki-Sven Tüür.

Programme

Erkki-Sven Tüür
Incantation of Tempest (2014) (Asian première)

Mozart
Piano Concerto No 24 in C minor, K491

Arvo Pärt
Cantus in Memory of Benjamin Britten (1977/1980)

Shostakovich
Symphony No 9 in E-flat, Op 70

Conductor: Olari Elts
Piano: David Kadouch

 

Co-presenter: French May Arts Festival

Exclusive Sponsor: CLP


Duration: Approximately 2 hours with a 15 min intermission
Age Limit: For ages 6+

ABOUT THE ARTIST / ORGANISER

One of Hong Kong’s flagship orchestras, Hong Kong Sinfonietta has brought music closer to the community, and achieved significant local and international recognition for its passionate performances and innovative programming. The orchestra has collaborated with an illustrious array of international musicians and groups, including in recent years Ilya Gringolts, Martin Helmchen, Sergei Nakariakov, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Krzysztof Penderecki, The Royal Ballet, English National Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta is a regular guest at international arts festivals and has toured 46 cities around the world. As an avid believer of keeping music alive and contemporary, the orchestra commissions and performs new works every year and ventures into new initiatives, recently receiving wide acclaim for its Back On Stage concert film series and becoming the first local orchestra to appear in cinemas. Following the success of the first edition in 2018, the orchestra organised the 2nd Hong Kong International Conducting Competition in 2023, attracting applications from 45 countries/regions around the world and providing an invaluable platform for young conductors to establish their careers.

Details

Date:
25 May
Time:
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Admission:
$220 – $520
Event Category:
Website:
https://hksl.org/concert/great-piano-concertos-david-kadouch-plays-mozart/

Organiser

Hong Kong Sinfonietta
Phone
28363336
Email
info@hksinfonietta.org

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