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Rescheduling of Concert
“BOCHK Wealth Management proudly sponsors: HK Phil with Lang Lang”

15-08-2013

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The Hong Kong Philharmonic (HK Phil) announces today that the concert “BOCHK Wealth Management proudly sponsors: HK Phil with Lang Lang” originally planned for 23 November 2013 at 8 pm in the Concert Hall of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre has been rescheduled to 10 April 2014 (Thursday) at the same time and venue. This is due to a recent scheduling conflict of Lang Lang’s.

The two concertos to be performed by Lang Lang will remain as previously announced - Mozart's Piano Concerto no. 17 in G and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto no. 3 in C. The concert will be conducted by Jaap van Zweden, Music Director of HK Phil, and will also feature Brahms' Variations on a Theme by Joseph Haydn and Tchaikovsky’s Capriccio Italien.

Lang Lang says, “I’m very sorry not to be joining my Hong Kong friends and fans in November. But I look forward to returning soon to perform with Jaap van Zweden and the HK Phil in April 2014.”

HK Phil is contacting subscribers of the concert regarding ticketing arrangements. Subscribers can call 2721 2332 for enquiries.

For those who have booked the concert tickets through Bank of China (Hong Kong), please call 3669 3969 for enquiries.


Hong Kong Philharmonic
Music Director: Jaap van Zweden

As the city’s largest and busiest musical organisation, the Hong Kong Philharmonic is a vital part of Hong Kong’s cultural life. In 2013/14 the HK Phil will celebrate its 40th professional season, but its roots stretch back well over a century. The HK Phil has now evolved into an orchestral powerhouse of the region, and an acclaimed cultural centrepiece of Asia’s World City.

The HK Phil is founded on the belief that a great city deserves a great orchestra. Annually it presents over 150 concerts for 200,000 music lovers. Featuring an enviable roster of international and local artists, with many concerts presented free, among them the annual Swire Symphony Under The Stars. Through its acclaimed education programme, over 40,000 young people learned about orchestral music last year.

The HK Phil’s members come from every corner of the globe, joining its strong core of Hong Kong musicians. In September 2012, Jaap van Zweden became the orchestra’s Music Director. Future years will see an ambitious series of new projects, with major international tours, renewed local partnerships, and large-scale concert events. The HK Phil has recently commenced a multi-CD recording project for Naxos, featuring works by Chinese composers.

The Hong Kong Philharmonic is financially supported by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
SWIRE is the Principal Patron of the Hong Kong Philharmonic

The Hong Kong Philharmonic is a Venue Partner of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre

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