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PROGRAMME ARTISTS

HK Phil's 45th
Season Opening: JAAP | Leila Josefowicz

31 AUG & 1 SEP 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

MOZART
The Abduction from the Seraglio Overture
STRAVINSKY
Violin Concerto
RACHMANINOV
Symphony no. 2

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Leila Josefowicz

violin

JAAP!
JAAP | Joshua Bell

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

BRAHMS
Academic Festival Overture
SIBELIUS
Violin Concerto
MOZART
Symphony no. 41, Jupiter

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Joshua Bell

violin

Jockey Club Keys to Music Education Programme 2018/19 – Timothy McAllister Saxophone Masterclass

11 SEP 2018 Tue 8:00PM

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Recital Hall, 1 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong

Timothy McAllister

saxophone

HK Phil's 45th
EDO DE WAART | John Adams & Brahms

14 & 15 SEP 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

ROSSINI
William Tell Overture
John ADAMS
Saxophone Concerto (China premiere)
BRAHMS
Symphony no. 2

Edo de Waart

conductor

Timothy McAllister

saxophone

Discover
The Composer is Dead!

21 & 22 SEP 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium

Henry MANCINI
The Pink Panther Theme
Hans ZIMMER
Music from Sherlock Holmes
(Asia premiere)
David ARNOLD & Michael PRICE
Sherlock Suite
Nathaniel STOOKEY
The Composer is Dead (HK premiere)

Christian Reif

conductor

Eric Monson

narrator

Holidays
A National Day Concert: Butterfly Lovers & Long March

28 & 29 SEP 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Austin YIP
Metamorphosis
CHEN Gang & HE Zhanhao
Butterfly Lovers Violin Concerto
DING Shande
Long March Symphony

Huang Yi

conductor

Wang Zhijong

violin

Swire Maestro Series
JAAP|Brahms & Tchaikovsky

19 & 20 OCT 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

BRAHMS
Violin Concerto
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony no. 4

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Jing Wang

violin

Discover
Hello Harry, Halloween!

27 & 28 OCT 2018
Sat 8pm & Sun 3pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium

John WILLIAMS
Harry Potter: Hedwig’s Theme
GOUNOD
Funeral March of a Marionette
GRIEG
Peer Gynt: Death of Ase
GRIEG
Peer Gynt: In the Hall of the Mountain King
MUSSORGSKY
Night on Bald Mountain
DUKAS
The Sorcerer's Apprentice
Kristen ANDERSON-LOPEZ & Robert LOPEZ
“Remember Me” from movie Coco

Lio Kuok-man

conductor

Harry Wong

presenter

Discover
Discover Baroque

9 & 10 NOV 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium

TELEMANN
Concerto for recorder in F
TELEMANN
Suite in Bb
VIVALDI
Recorder Concerto in C
BACH
Air on G String from Suite no. 3
BLAVET
Concerto (in C minor)
REBEL
Les Élémens

Benjamin Bayl

conductor

Lucie Horsch

recorder

Mahler $200
Symphony no. 9

16 & 17 NOV 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

MAHLER
Symphony no. 9

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Silver Screen
Max Richter Plays Max Richter

30 NOV & 1 DEC 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Max RICHTER
Recomposed
(HK premiere)
Max RICHTER
Memoryhouse
(Asian premiere)

Robert Ziegler

conductor

Max Richter

piano & keyboard

Mari Samuelsen

violin

Grace Davidson

soprano

Classics
Kissin Plays Liszt

5 DEC 2018
Wed 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

LISZT
Les Préludes
LISZT
Piano Concerto no. 1
R STRAUSS
Thus Spake Zarathustra

Andris Poga

conductor

Evgeny Kissin

piano

HK Phil's 45th
YU LONG|Scheherazade

14 & 15 DEC 2018
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

GUO Wenjing
Riding the Wind
BARBER
Cello Concerto
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV
Scheherazade

Yu Long

conductor

Alban Gerhardt

cello

Holidays
A Harry Little Christmas

23 DEC 2018
Sun 3pm & 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Lio Kuok-man

conductor

Harry Wong

presenter

Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus


Holidays
A Viennese New Year

30 & 31 DEC 2018
Sun & Mon 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

J STRAUSS II
Gypsy Baron Overture
J STRAUSS II
Perpetuum Mobile
HK GRUBER
Charivari (Asian premiere)
HUMMEL
Trumpet Concerto
J STRAUSS II
Wiener Blut

Christian Schumann

conductor

Tine Thing Helseth

trumpet

Silver Screen
The Oscar Maestro: Alexandre Desplat

4 & 5 JAN 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Alexandre DESPLAT
Various Film Scores

Alexandre Desplat

conductor

Discover
Discover Classical Romance

11 JAN 2019
Fri 8pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium

MOZART
Don Giovanni Overture
MOZART
Sinfonia Concertante, K. 297b
ROTT
Symphony in E

David Stern

conductor

Michael Wilson

oboe

Andrew Simon

clarinet

Benjamin Moermond

bassoon

Lin Jiang

Horn

Swire Maestro Series
Zhang Haochen Plays Rachmaninov

18 & 19 JAN 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

CHEN Qigang
Five Elements
RACHMANINOV
Piano Concerto no. 1
RACHMANINOV
Symphonic Dances

Yu Long

conductor

Zhang Haochen

piano

Holidays
Lea Salonga: The Voice of Broadway

8 & 9 Feb 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Gerard Salonga

conductor

Lea Salonga

vocalist

Swire Denim Series
Philip Glass’s David Bowie

15 & 16 FEB 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium

Jonny GREENWOOD
Music from the movie
There Will Be Blood (China premiere)


Bryce DESSNER
Lachrimae (Asian premiere)
Steve REICH
Three Movements (China premiere)
Philip GLASS
Symphony no. 4, Heroes
(Asian premiere)

André de Ridder

conductor

Classics
LEONARD SLATKIN|Eton College Chapel Choir

5 & 6 APR 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Christopher ROUSE
The Infernal Machine
(Southeast Asian premiere)

BARBER
Adagio for Strings
BERNSTEIN
Chichester Psalms
TCHAIKOVSKY
Symphony no. 5

Leonard Slatkin

conductor

Eton College Chapel Choir


Swire Denim Series
Igudesman & Joo: Clash of the Soloists

10 & 11 APR 2019
Wed & Thu 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Igudesman & Joo

comedy act

Swire Sunday Family Series
Igudesman & Joo: Clash of the Soloists

14 APR 2019
Sun 3pm
Sha Tin Town Hall Auditorium

Igudesman & Joo

comedy act

JAAP!
JAAP|Mozart

19 & 20 APR 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

MOZART
Symphony no. 1
MOZART
Horn Concerto no. 4
MOZART
Symphony no. 40

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Lin Jiang

Horn

Mahler $200
Symphony no. 7

26 & 27 APR 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

MAHLER
Symphony no. 7

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Classics
JAAP|Khatia Buniatishvili

3 & 4 MAY 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

MOZART
Piano Concerto no. 20
BRUCKNER
Symphony no. 7

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Khatia Buniatishvili

piano

JAAP!
JAAP|Rachel Cheung

10 & 11 MAY 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

WONG Chun-wai
HK Phil Commissioned Work
(World premiere)
RAVEL
Piano Concerto in G
John CORIGLIANO
Symphony no. 1 (HK premiere)

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Rachel Cheung

piano

JAAP!
JAAP|Mahler 2

17 & 18 MAY 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

MAHLER
Symphony no. 2, Resurrection

Jaap van Zweden

conductor

Ying Fang

soprano

Karen Cargill

mezzo-soprano

Netherlands Radio Choir


Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus


Classics
Quotation of Dream

24 & 25 MAY 2019
Fri & Sat 8pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

TAKEMITSU
Day Signal (China premiere)
DEBUSSY
Prelude to the afternoon of a faun
Takashi YOSHIMATSU
Dream Colored Mobile II
(China premiere)

  • TAKEMITSU
    Quotation of Dream (China premiere)
    R STRAUSS
    Der Rosenkavalier Suite
    RAVEL
    La valse
  • Jun Märkl

    conductor

    Duo Ping and Ting

    piano duo

    Michael Wilson

    oboe

    HK Phil's 45th
    DAVID ATHERTON|The Planets

    7 & 8 JUN 2019
    Fri & Sat 8pm
    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

    TIPPETT
    Praeludium for brass, bells and percussion (Asian premiere)
    BRITTEN
    Violin Concerto
    HOLST
    The Planets Suite

    David Atherton

    conductor

    Augustin Hadelich

    violin

    Ladies of The Hong Kong Philharmonic Chorus


    Swire Denim Series
    Jazz with Michel Camilo

    14 & 15 JUN 2019
    Fri & Sat 8pm
    Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

    Arturo MÁRQUEZ
    Danzón no. 2
    Michel CAMILO
    Piano Concerto no. 1 (HK premiere)
    GINASTERA
    Estancia Suite
    GERSHWIN
    Rhapsody in Blue

    Ernest Martínez Izquierdo

    conductor

    Michel Camilo

    jazz piano

    Classics
    Gil Shaham Plays Dvořák

    21 & 22 JUN 2019
    Fri & Sat 8pm
    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

    DVOŘÁK
    Othello Overture
    JANÁČEK
    Taras Bulba
    DVOŘÁK
    Violin Concerto

    Yu Long

    conductor

    Gil Shaham

    violin

    Swire Sunday Family Series
    Ode to Shakespeare

    23 JUN 2019
    Sun 3pm
    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

    TCHAIKOVSKY
    Romeo & Juliet Fantasy Overture
    DVOŘÁK
    Othello Overture

    Yu Long

    conductor

    Swire Maestro Series
    OSMO|Finnish Adventure

    28 & 29 JUN 2019
    Fri & Sat 8pm
    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

    SIBELIUS
    Finlandia
    Magnus LINDBERG
    Clarinet Concerto (China premiere)
    SIBELIUS
    Symphony no. 2

    Osmo Vänskä

    conductor

    Kari Kriikku

    clarinet

    Silver Screen
    Star Wars IV in Concert

    4 & 6 JUL 2019
    Thu 8pm & Sat 3pm
    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

    Benjamin Northey

    conductor

    Silver Screen
    Star Wars V in Concert

    5 & 6 JUL 2019
    Fri & Sat 8pm
    Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

    Benjamin Northey

    conductor