The 1998 ﬁlm The Red Violin dramatises the “biography” of a mysterious and beautiful instrument made by the master string builders of Cremona, following its reversals of fortune over four centuries and across the globe. American composer John Corigliano won an Oscar for his breathtakingly beautiful and emotionally intense score for this movie.
This film is classified as Category II B. Not suitable for young persons and children.
John CORIGLIANO The Red Violin
*The performance will last for 2 hours 30 minutes with an interval.
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The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is now recognised as Asia’s foremost classical orchestra, presenting more than 150 concerts over a 44-week season. The HK Phil won the prestigious Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award 2019 – the first orchestra in Asia to receive this accolade. With Music Director Jaap van Zweden since 2012, the HK Phil has toured to Europe, Asia, Australia, and on numerous occasions to Mainland China. The HK Phil runs an extensive education programme, commissions new works, and nurtures local talent.
Conductor: Sylvain Gasançon
Violin: Wang Liang