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Special notice


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.

Oleksandr Pushniak

Oleksandr Pushniak

Born in Kiev, Ukraine, Olesksandr Pushniak graduated from the National Music Academy of Ukraine in Kiev, where he earned his degree in Music Performance as an opera and concert singer.

From 2008 to 2010, he participated in the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Program in Washington, D.C. (USA), singing a varied number of roles.

In 2012, Oleksandr Pushniak won First Prize and Audience Favorite at the Wagnerstimmen International
Singing Competition for Wagner Voices in Germany and, in 2013 he was invited to sing the role of Donner in Das Rheingold (Wagner) as his debut at the Bayreuth Festival.

Since 2011, he has been performing as a member of the Staatstheater Braunschweig (Germany).
Mr. Pushniak sings a variety of opera roles, including Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro, Mozart), Kurwenal
(Tristan und Isolde, Wagner), the role of Miller (Luisa Miller, Verdi), Don Carlo (Ernani, Verdi), Amonasro
(Aida, Verdi), Jochanaan (Salome, Strauss), Amfortas (Parsifal, Wagner) and many others.

In Ukraine, Oleksandr Pushniak sings with the National Philharmonic of Ukraine and the
Dnipropetrovsk Philharmonic.

In 2007, Pushniak was a Prize Winner of the ‘European Song Contest’ held at the Styriarte Music Festival in Austria and was semi finalist in the Domingo ‘Operalia‘ Vocal Competition held in Paris (France).