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PROGRAMME ARTISTS

Yuja!
Season Opening: Jaap & Yuja

1 & 2 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Concerto no. 1
STRAVINSKY
The Rite of Spring

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Yuja Wang

piano

Yuja!
Yuja & Friends: A Chamber Night

6 SEP 2017
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

TCHAIKOVSKY
Piano Trio in A minor,
op. 50


BRAHMS
Piano Quartet no. 1 in G minor, op. 25


Yuja Wang

piano

Jing Wang

violin

Andrew Ling

viola

Richard Bamping

cello

Yuja!
Yuja’s Beethoven & Mahler 5

8 & 9 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BEETHOVEN
Piano Concerto no. 2
MAHLER
Symphony no. 5

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Yuja Wang

piano

A National Day Celebration

15 & 16 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

GUO Wenjing
Dizi Concerto no. 1,
Chou Kong Shan


BERLIOZ
Symphonie fantastique

Yu Long

conductor

Tang Junqiao

dizi

Music for Kids
The Magic Toyshop

22 & 23 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium

L. MOZART
Toy Symphony:
First Movement


ROSSINI-RESPIGHI
La Boutique fantasque
PROKOFIEV
The Love for Three Oranges: March


RICHMAN
Behold the Bold Umbrellaphant


Vivian Ip

conductor

The Puppet & Its Double Theater (Taiwan)

Holidays & Pops
E.T. in Concert

29 & 30 SEP 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Benjamin Northey

conductor

E.T. in concert for kids

1 Oct 2017
Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Benjamin Northey

conductor

Bravo
Eschenbach's Dvořák

6 & 7 OCT 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BRAHMS
Piano Concerto no. 2
DVOŘÁK
Symphony no. 8

Christoph Eschenbach

conductor

Tzimon Barto

piano

Jaap Essentials
Jaap's Bruckner 8

13 OCT 2017
Fri 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BRUCKNER
Symphony no. 8

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Bravo
Dutoit & Lugansky

17 & 18 NOV 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BERLIOZ
Roman Carnival Overture


RACHMANINOV
Piano Concerto no. 3
STRAVINSKY
The Song of the Nightingale


RAVEL
Daphnis and Chloé Suite no. 2


Charles Dutoit

conductor

Nikolai Lugansky

piano

Swire Denim Series
Final Fantasy: Final Symphony

22 & 23 Nov 2017
Wed & Thu 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Jonne VALTONEN
Fantasy Overture: Circle within a Circle within a Circle
Nobuo UEMATSU
FINAL FANTASY VI – Symphonic Poem
(Born with the Gift of Magic)

Nobuo UEMATSU, Masashi HAMAUZU
FINAL FANTASY X:
Piano Concerto
Nobuo UEMATSU
FINAL FANTASY VII:
Symphony in Three Movements

Philip Chu

conductor

Mischa Cheung

piano

Swire Maestro Series
The Oboe Delights

1 & 2 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BEETHOVEN
Symphony no. 4
RUZICKA
Aulodie for Oboe and Orchestra


MOZART
Selected arias from
The Magic Flute


STRAUSS
Till Eulenspiegel's Merry Pranks


Peter Ruzicka

condutor

François Leleux

oboe

Classics
Thibaudet Plays Gershwin

15 & 16 DEC 2017
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

CHEN Qigang
Er Huang (HONG KONG PREMIERE), for piano
and orchestra


GERSHWIN
I Got Rhythm
ELGAR
Variations on an Original Theme Enigma

Yu Long

conductor

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

piano

Music for Kids
Christmas for Family

23 & 24 DEC 2017
Sat 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Holidays & Pops
A Viennese New Year

30 & 31 DEC 2017
Sat 8pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

LISZT
Fantasia on Hungarian Folk Melodies


J STRAUSS II
Die Fledermaus Overture
J STRAUSS II
Blue Danube Waltz
J STRAUSS
Radetzky March

David Angus

conductor

Chiyan Wong

piano

Jaap Essentials
The Ring Cycle Part 4-Götterdämmerung

18 & 21 JAN 2018
Thu 6pm & Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

WAGNER
Götterdämmerung

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Gun-Brit Barkmin

Brünnhilde

Daniel Brenna

Siegfried

Shen Yang

Gunther

Mikhail Petrenko

Hagen

Amanda Majeski

Gutrune

Michelle DeYoung

Waltraute

Peter Kálmán

Alberich

Bravo
Young Prodigies

2 & 3 FEB 2018
FRI & SAT 8pm
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

Thomas ADÉS
Three Studies from Couperin
MOZART
Violin Concerto no. 3
HAYDN
Symphony no. 104

Nicholas Carter

conductor

Hannah Tam Wan-Ching

violin

Holidays & Pops
Valentine's Day Concert

14 FEB 2018
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Bravo
Märkl's Debussy

30 & 31 MAR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Toshio HOSOKAWA
Circulating Ocean
(GREATER CHINA PREMIERE)


SAINT-SAËNS
Piano Concerto no. 2
MENDELSSOHN
The Hebrides Overture
DEBUSSY
La Mer

Jun Märkl

conductor

Ingrid Fliter

piano

Bravo
Scottish Fantasy

6 & 7 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Peter MAXWELL DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise


BRUCH
Scottish Fantasy
MENDELSSOHN
Symphony no. 3, Scottish

Yu Long

conductor

Ning Feng

violin

Swire Sunday Family Series
Great Music to Great Britain

8 APR 2018
SUN 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Yu Long

conductor

Classics
Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich

13 & 14 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

TCHAIKOVSKY
Eugene Onegin: Polonaise
TCHAIKOVSKY
Violin Concerto
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony no. 5

Zhang Guoyong

conductor

Baiba Skride

violin

Swire Maestro Series
Songs of the Earth

27 & 28 APR 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

YE Xiaogang
The Song of the Earth
MAHLER
The Song of the Earth (Das Lied von der Erde)

Yu Long

conductor

Joe Hisaishi in Concert

4 & 5 & 6 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm & SUN 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Joe Hisaishi

conductor and piano

Swire Denim Series
Cirque de la Symphonie

11 & 12 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Swire Sunday Family Series
Cirque de la Symphonie

13 MAY 2018
SUN 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Classics
The Macallan Bravo Series: Chopin & Brahms

18 & 19 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

MENDELSSOHN
The Fair Melusina Overture
CHOPIN
Piano Concerto no. 2
BRAHMS
Symphony no. 3

Hans Graf

conductor

Yulianna Avdeeva

piano

Classics
Ashkenazy's Pastoral

25 & 26 MAY 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

GLAZUNOV
Chopiniana
GLAZUNOV
Violin Concerto
BEETHOVEN
Symphony no. 6, Pastoral

Vladimir Ashkenazy

conductor

Esther Yoo

violin

Jaap Essentials
Organ Symphony with Jaap

8 & 9 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BERNSTEIN
Serenade
SAINT-SAËNS
Symphony no. 3, Organ

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

James Ehnes

violin

Leo van Doeselaar

organ

Swire Maestro Series
Jaap & Jian Wang

15 & 16 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

TCHAIKOVSKY
Variations on a Rococo Theme
SHOSTAKOVICH
Symphony no. 7, Leningrad

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Jian Wang

cello

Jaap Essentials
Jaap, To The New World

22 & 23 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BERNSTEIN
Candide Overture
COPLAND
Clarinet Concerto
DVOŘÁK
Symphony no. 9, From the New World

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Andrew Simon

clarinet

Swire Denim Series
West Side Story in Concert

29 & 30 JUN 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BERNSTEIN
West Side Story Complete film with live music


Jayce Ogren

condutor

Holidays & Pops
Celebrate Bernstein On Broadway!

6 & 7 JUL 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BERNSTEIN
Broadway hits including New York, New York, Glitter and be Gay, Maria and more


John Wilson

conductor