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Akiko Suwanai Plays Prokofiev
(Original Title: JAAP’s Beethoven 3 | Akiko Suwanai)

Akiko Suwanai Plays Prokofiev
(Original Title: JAAP’s Beethoven 3 | Akiko Suwanai)

Concert Cancellation

Concert Cancellation

22 JAN 2021 (Fri) 8:00pm
23 JAN 2021 (Sat) 8:00pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

For aged 6 and above

Venue Information

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Available at URBTIX from 4 DEC 2020


Concert Cancellation

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, performance venues under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department have been temporarily closed until further notice. Along with the uncertainties relating to the pandemic and travel restrictions, the advertised performances of "Akiko Suwanai Plays Prokofiev", originally scheduled for 22 & 23 January 2021 at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, have been cancelled.

Refund Arrangement for Tickets Purchase through URBTIX

Ticket holders who purchased through URBTIX (including those purchased at URBTIX outlets, internet, mobile app or telephone bookings) may apply for a FULL refund of the face value of the ticket(s) by BANK TRANSFER on or before 28 February 2021.


This option is only applicable for patrons with local bank savings or current accounts. Debit/credit card accounts and time deposit accounts are NOT accepted. 


Please CLICK HERE to submit your Bank Transfer refund 



Refund Arrangement for Tickets Purchased through Subscription

For 2020/21 Subscribers who have subscribed to the performances of "JAAP’s Beethoven 3 | Akiko Suwanai", please refer to the email directly sent to your registered address in early January 2021 for the refund arrangements.

For further enquiries, please contact the HK Phil Ticketing Office at (email) or at 5628 7595 (WhatsApp ONLY).


Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Updated on 25 January 2021)



PROKOFIEVViolin Concerto no. 1
PROKOFIEVSelections from Romeo & Juliet
and more


We are proud to welcome back world-renowned violinist Akiko Suwanai in an all-Russian programme. Praised by The Times for her “noble playing,” Akiko Suwanai, laureate prize-winner of the International Tchaikovsky Competition, will perform Prokofiev's first violin concerto, a brilliant work filled with lush, lyrical romanticism and strikingly original harmonies. Directed by our new Resident Conductor, Lio Kuokman, the programme also features the highly expressive and colourful music Prokofiev wrote for the greatest tragic love story ever told, Romeo and Juliet.



Akiko Suwanai is invited via a special collaboration between the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Premiere Performances.  Suwanai will be performing with the Premiere Performances on 18 Jan in “Akiko Suwanai & Friends: Dvořák Piano Quintet”. Enjoy 10% off when purchasing tickets to both concerts in the same transaction at URBTIX.




Change of Conductor & Programme

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, and uncertainties relating to such matters as global travel and in-bound quarantine measures, Maestro Jaap van Zweden has had to withdraw from the advertised performances of "JAAP’s Beethoven 3 | Akiko Suwanai".


We are grateful that conductor Lio Kuokman has kindly agreed to step in. The artist remains unchanged. Along with discussions with the conductor and artist, "JAAP’s Beethoven 3 | Akiko Suwanai" is retitled to "Akiko Suwanai Plays Prokofiev" and the updated programme is listed below.


Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (27 November 2020)





  • Full-time students, citizens aged 60 and above, people with disabilities & the minder*, CSSA recipients: 50% off (with quota, this discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
    * For purchase of each concessionary ticket for people with disabilities, the customer can purchase one ticket of same concession for a minder.
  • Club Bravo members: 15% off
  • Young Audience Scheme members: 60% off (max. 1 ticket), accompanying adults – 10% off (max. 2 tickets)
  • City Contemporary Dance Company “Dance Inspirations” members, Friends of Hong Kong Ballet, Zuni Friends: 10% off
  • Chung Ying “Energy Fun Club plus” members, HKIFF Cine Fan, HKRep Pals, Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Friends of Hong Kong Dance Company : 10% off (max. 2 tickets)
  • Discounts only available at URBTIX outlets upon presentation of valid staff/membership cards:
    • Staff of Swire Group: 15% off
    • Members of Marco Polo Club: 10% off (not applicable to $D tickets; max. 4 tickets)
    • City Contemporary Dance Company “Student Dance Inspirations” members: 10% off
    • Members of Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association, Members of Hong Kong Bar Association, Members of Fringe Club, Members of The Law Society of Hong Kong, MOVie MOVie members, Members of Hong Kong Orchestral Teachers’ Circle, Members of Hong Kong Piano/Electone Teachers’ Circle, Members of Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servants' Association, HKU SPACE Alumni members: 10% off (max. 2 tickets)
  • Group Booking (standard tickets only): 10% off for 10-19 tickets, 15% off for 20+ tickets

I. House Rules:

  • No eating or drinking
  • No photography, recording or filming
  • Please turn off your mobile phone and other electronic devices
  • Please keep noise to a minimum during the performance
  • Please reserve your applause until the end of the entire work


II. Admission Details:

  • Masks must be worn throughout the venue and the concert hall
  • Temperature check is arranged at designated entrances
  • Please come within 15 minutes of the admission time
  • Use the disinfectant dispensers
  • Always keep social distancing
  • Your seat may be adjusted to meet the requirements of preventive measures.
  • Persons with symptoms of illness and people who have been in contact with COVID-19 patients within the last 14 days may not attend the performance

Stalls A1-2/56-57, B1-4/57-60, C1-5/58-62, D1-3/59-61, AA1-12/89-100, BB1-13/89-101, CC89-90 & HH27