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Special notice

2020-05-15

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19 and uncertainties in global business travels, along with discussions with our tour presenters, performing venues and related partners, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s (HK Phil) tour to Japan and Korea, originally have been rescheduled to a later time of the year, now has been cancelled.

The HK Phil, Music Director Jaap van Zweden, our Board of Governors as well as the administration put the health and well-being of our audience, players and staff at the forefront of our priorities. We sincerely hope that the orchestra’s home city, as well as other parts of the world, will recover soon and overcome the current challenging situation. The orchestra and its Music Director Jaap van Zweden look forward to performing for audiences in Japan and Korea in the near future.

The HK Phil would like to thank our tour presenters in Japan and Korea, our performing venue partners, as well as sponsors, for their support.
 
Ticket holders for the affected concerts, please visit websites of relevant performing venues for ticketing assistance.
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Karen Gomyo
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Karen Gomyo has established herself in recent years as a much in demand soloist, performing with orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, The Danish National Symphony Orchestra, Mozarteum Orchester Salzburg, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, The Scottish Chamber Orchestra, The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Tokyo Symphony Orchestra and Sydney Symphony Orchestra.

In recital and chamber music, Gomyo has performed in festivals throughout the US and Europe, and has appeared at the Risør Festival (Norway), Büsingen Festival (Germany) and Musiktage Mondsee (Austria), performing with Lars Anders Tomter, Leif Ove Andsnes, Christian Ihle Hadland, Sharon Kam, Christian Poltéra and Lawrence Power. In December 2013 a documentary film about Stradivarius called The Mysteries of the Supreme Violin, in which Gomyo was violinist, navigator and narrator, was broadcast worldwide on NHK WORLD.

She is deeply interested in the Nuevo Tango of Astor Piazzolla, and has an ongoing special project with Piazzolla’s longtime pianist and tango legend Pablo Ziegler and his partners Hector del Curto (bandoneon), Claudio Ragazzi (electric guitar), and Pedro Giraudo (double bass).

Gomyo plays the “Aurora, ex-Foulis” Stradivarius violin of 1703 that was bought for her exclusive use by a private sponsor.

 

 

 

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