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JAAP | Prokofiev 5 & Rouse 5

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JAAP | Prokofiev 5 & Rouse 5

23 JAN 2020 (Thu) 8:00pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

For aged 6 and above

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Alvin TAM Lok-heiNew Commission, commissioned by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra under The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Composers Scheme (World Premiere)
ROUSESymphony no. 5 (Asia Premiere)
PROKOFIEVSymphony no. 5Listen

 

Beethoven’s is not the only Fifth Symphony - this concert presents two others!  American composer Christopher Rouse recalls that the first pieces of classical music he heard were Prokofiev’s Peter and the Wolf and Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony.  Rouse’s Fifth Symphony contains many direct and indirect references to Beethoven’s, and was hailed as a “triumph” following its premiere by the Dallas Symphony Orchestra under Jaap van Zweden in 2017.  Prokofiev’s Fifth had an equally triumphant premiere in Moscow in 1945, when one critic described it as embodying the “glorification of the strength and beauty of the human spirit”.

 

 

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Free Pre-concert Talk

 

Time:23 JAN 2019 (Thu) 7:15pm - 7:45pm
Venue:Thu: TBC
Speaker:

Thu (English)
Dr. Wong Chun-wai, Composer

 

  • 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
  • Chung Ying “Energy Fun Club plus” members, City Contemporary Dance Company “Dance Inspirations” members, Friends of Hong Kong Ballet, Friends of Hong Kong Dance Company, HKIFF Cine Fan: 10% off
  • Zuni Friends: 10% off (max. 4 tickets)
  • HKRep Pals, Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra: 10% off (max. 2 tickets)
  • Discounts only available at URBTIX outlets upon presentation of valid staff/membership card
    • Young Audience Scheme members: 55% off, accompanying adults – 10% off (max. 2 tickets per discount category)
    • 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, Members of Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association, Members of Hong Kong Bar Association, Fringe Club members, Members of The Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Orchestral Teachers’ Circle, 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
  • 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

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

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