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'Orchestral Spotlights: Cello'


'Orchestral Spotlights: Cello'

Sold Out|Change of Programme

Sold Out|Change of Programme

13 JUN 2021 (Sun) 3:00pm
Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, HKU

For ages 8 and above


House Programme  

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Available at from 20 MAY 2021

Programme enquiries: 3917 8165 (HKU MUSE) / 2721 2332 (HK Phil)


Change of Programme 

The advertised programme of “HK Phil × HKU MUSE ─ Orchestral Spotlights: Cello” at Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre, HKU on 13 Jun 2021 (Sun) has been adjusted and listed as below. 


The advertised Libertango by Piazzolla will not be performed. The remaining repertoire remains unchanged with an updated order. Ticket-holders may continue to use their tickets for admission to the updated performance. 
For further enquiries, please contact the HK Phil Ticketing Office at (email); or via WhatsApp messenger at 5628 7595 (Messages ONLY).
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Updated on 7 JUN 2021)





WAGNER (arr. BIRCHALL) Tristan und Isolde: Prelude 
BARRIÈRESonata no. 10 for two cellos
BACH (arr. HAMPTON)Cello Suite no. 6: Sarabande
KLENGELTheme and Variations for four cellos, op. 28
Marsha SHAPIROPoint Counterpoint 
Austin LEUNGTwo Miniatures (World Premiere)


The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) in collaboration with HKU MUSE presents a chamber music series spotlighting different sections of the orchestra. This programme features the HK Phil Cello Section, and opens with Dvořák’s Rondo followed by the Prelude to Wagner’s Tristan und Isolde. The remainder of the programme is as diverse as it is exciting, with music ranging from a Bach Cello Suite movement (arranged for cello ensemble) to the world premiere of Two Miniatures by HKU composer Austin Leung.


Along the way are rare pieces by the 18th century French composer Barrière, the 19th century German cellist Klengel, the great 20th century Argentinean tango composer Piazzolla, and the 21st century American educator and composer Marsha Shapiro. Come experience an exhilarating concert showcasing some amazing cello music!


The programme is approximately 1 hour without intermission and for ages 8 and above.





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:

  • All audiences are required to scan the "LeaveHomeSafe" QR code or register their name, contact number and the date and time of the visit before entering the venue
  • Masks must be worn throughout the venue and the concert hall
  • Temperature check is arranged at designated entrances
  • 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