Classical Music & Opera
Classical Music & Opera
21 JUN
2022
Classical Music & Opera

Gabriel Pidoux Oboe Recital Romance

Born in a family of accomplished string players, Gabriel Pidoux forged his own path as an up-and-coming oboist praised for his exquisite tone and sincere expression, winning the "Révélation Soliste Instrumental" award at the prestigious Victoires de la Musique Classique in 2020. This recital alongside pianist Colleen Lee marks his Hong Kong début where he will deliver a gorgeous programme of works surrounding the theme of "Romance", including timeless favourites such as the Three Romances of both Schumann and Clara Schumann, as well as Wallner's Three Romantic Pieces and Marina Dranishnikova's Poème, which promise to be captivating discoveries.

Date:21 JUN 2022 Venue:Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
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23 JUN
2022
Classical Music & Opera

Hong Kong Sinfonietta: Vaughan Williams Oboe Concerto

Named "Révélation Soliste Instrumental" of the year at the prestigious Victoires de la Musique Classique in 2020, French oboist Gabriel Pidoux has enjoyed a flourishing international career since winning the Second Prize at the 2019 Prague Spring International Music Competition. This French May, he will make his Hong Kong début and present two delightful programmes, playing Vaughan Williams' idyllic Oboe Concerto to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the composer's birth with Hong Kong Sinfonietta under the baton of Jason Lai, in a concert which also features Sibelius' epic Symphony No 5, as well as appearing in recital on 21 June with local pianist Colleen Lee, performing a sparkling selection of Romantic gems featured in his début CD released just this February.

Date:23 JUN 2022 Venue:Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
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25 JUN
2022
Classical Music & Opera
M•eureka! Woodwind Chamber Recital: Un Voyage en France

The newly founded chamber group M•eureka! is ready to wow you with lots of newly arranged music. They are going to reinterpret some of the most well-known French masterpieces with the sound of woodwind instruments, providing you new insights in classical music.

Date:25 JUN 2022 Venue:Sha Tin Town Hall Cultural Activities Hall
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06 MAY - 07 MAY
2022
Classical Music & Opera
Sounds of the Sea

The sea has always challenged and inspired composers, and in this concert, the young Finnish conductor Taavi Oramo takes the HK Phil on a fantastic ocean voyage through the imaginations of composers ranging from Sibelius to Takemitsu and John Williams – and ending with Debussy's masterpiece "La mer".

Date:06 MAY - 07 MAY 2022 Venue:Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
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11 MAY
2022
Classical Music & Opera
Flute Music by French Composers

The French school of flute playing is one of the most influential schools for modern flute playing. It also nurtures lots of amazing flutists of all time and inspires composers to write for this beautiful instrument by their distinct sound and vibrato. Let us guide you through the chronology of French flute music and bring you music from French baroque to modern days!

Date:11 MAY 2022 Venue:Y Theatre, Youth Square
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