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HK Phil Musicians Quartet

HK Phil Musicians Quartet

Leung Kin-fung, first violin
HK Phil’s First Associate Concertmaster, Leung Kin-fung, received the “Ten Outstanding Young Persons Award” in Hong Kong in 2002 and “Artist of the Year - Music 2014” award from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. He is currently Performing Arts Director of Diocesan Girls' School, Artistic Director and Conductor of PolyU Orchestra, as well as Artistic Director of Hong Kong Pure Strings and Macau Virtuosi. Leung Kin-fung performs on a Santus Seraphin violin made in 1730.

Cheng Li, second violin
Currently first violin of the HK Phil, Cheng Li graduated from the Beijing Music Conservatory. He was then awarded a full scholarship to study at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London, where he earned a master’s degree in 2002. Cheng has performed widely throughout Asia and Europe - as soloist, chamber musician and orchestral player. Musicians with whom he has collaborated include Yehudi Menuhin, Colin Davis, Bernard Haitink, Lorin Maazel and Seiji Ozawa. Chen plays a violin by Rocca, dated 1778.

Andrew Ling, viola
HK Phil’s Principal Violist Andrew Ling has appeared as concert soloist with the Seoul Philharmonic, HK Phil, Hong Kong Chinese, and China Radio and Film Symphony orchestras. He has worked extensively in chamber music with Cho-liang Lin, Gary Hoffman and Yuja Wang. Andrew has brought his musicianship to conducting engagements with the HK Phil, the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, Finland’s Kuopio Symphony Orchestra, etc. He plays on a viola made by Gaetano Sgarabotto, sponsored by Thomastik Infeld.

Fang Xiaomu, cello
HK Phil's Co-Principal Cello, Fang Xiaomu, graduated from The Juilliard School on a full scholarship where she studied with the renowned cellist Harvey Shapiro. Fang has performed several solo recitals at the Carnegie Hall and Alice Tully Hall at Lincoln Center in New York. She has appeared as soloist with renowned conductors including Sergiu Comissiona and Jacek Kaspszyk. Fang received the "Outstanding Achievement in Arts and Culture Award" from the New York State Assembly of the US.

 

 

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