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PROGRAMME ARTISTS

Swire Classic Insights
Remembering World War One – Part I

2 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong

VAUGHAN WILLIAMS
The Lark Ascending
RAVEL
Piano Concerto for Left Hand
HOWELLS
Elegy

Jung-Ho Pak

Conductor

Leung Kin-fung

Violin

Andrew Ling

Viola

Avan Yu

Piano

David Pomfret

Speaker

Swire Classic Insights
Remembering World War One – Part II

3 MAR 2018
Sat 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong

COHAN
Over There
BUTTERWORTH
The Banks of Green Willow
AGAPKIN
The Slavic Woman’s Farewell
DEBUSSY
Noël des enfants
qui n'ont plus de maisons
, L. 139

WEBERN
Der tag ist vergangen
J STRAUSS I
Radetzky March
HOLST
Ode to Death

Jung-Ho Pak

Conductor

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus

Chorus

David Pomfret

Speaker


HK Phil Composers Workshop – Beyond the Ring

13 MAR 2018 Tue

Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, Centennial Campus, The University of Hong Kong

So Ho-chi

Composer

Chan Chi-long

Composer

Kwok Man-ho

Composer

Sebastian Perłowski

Conductor

Meilina Tsui Mei-ling

Composer

WONG Ching-yin

Composer

Wong Chun-wai

Composer

Swire Classic Insights
70 Years of Polish Animation

16 MAR 2018
Fri 8pm
Grand Hall,
Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre,
Centennial Campus,
The University of Hong Kong

GÓRECKI
Three Pieces in Old Style
PANUFNIK
Sinfonia Elegiaca (Symphony no. 2) (Asian premiere)


Krzysztof PENDERECKI
Cello Concerto no. 1 (Asian premiere)

Sebastian Perłowski

Conductor

Danjulo Ishizaka

Cello

Mariusz Wilczynski

Live Animation

American Ballet Theatre - Whipped Cream

22-25 MAR 2018
Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun 7:30pm & Sun 2:30pm
Grand Theatre, HK Cultural Centre

Bravo
Märkl's Debussy

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

Toshio HOSOKAWA
Circulating Ocean
(Hong Kong 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


HODDINOTT
Badger in the Bag

ELGAR
Pomp and Circumstance March no. 1

MAXWELL DAVIES
An Orkney Wedding, with Sunrise

GRAINGER
Irish Tune from County Derry

BRUCH
Scottish Fantasy (2 movements only*)

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

Yu Guanqun

baritone

Ildiko Komlosi

mezzo soprano

Klaus Florian Vogt

tenor

Liao Changyong

baritone

Joe Hisaishi in Concert

4-6 MAY 2018
Fri 8pm, Sat 3pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Joe HISAISHI
The East Land Symphony
(Hong Kong premiere)
(featuring Louise Kwong, soprano)




Joe HISAISHI
mládí for piano and strings

Joe HISAISHI
Symphonic Suite
Castle in the Sky
(Hong Kong premiere)

Joe Hisaishi

conductor and piano

Louise Kwong

Soprano

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 orchestral 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/organ