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Strings Encounter (String Quartet)
[Original Title: Beethoven Encounter! (String Quartet with Horns)]


Strings Encounter (String Quartet)
[Original Title: Beethoven Encounter! (String Quartet with Horns)]

Change of Programme & Artist(s)

Change of Programme & Artist(s)

8 MAR 2021 (Mon) 7:30pm
JC Cube, Tai Kwun

For aged 6 and above

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Available at URBTIX from 14 JUL 2020

Ticketing enquiries (URBTIX): 3761 6661
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Change of Programme & Artist

“HK Phil × Tai Kwun Chamber Music Series: Beethoven Encounter!” at Tai Kwun JC Cube on 8 Mar 2021 (Mon) 7:30pm [original: 1 June 2020 (Mon) 7:30pm] has been retitled to "HK Phil × Tai Kwun Chamber Music Series: Strings Encounter".


The programme has been changed as below*, and hornists Lin Jiang and Todor Popstoyanov will not perform in the advertised concert. Other details remain unchanged. Ticket-holders may continue to use their tickets for admission to the updated performance. 

For further enquiry, please contact the HK Phil Ticketing Office at (email) or via WhatsApp messenger at 5628 7595 (Messages ONLY).
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Updated on 22 February 2021)



BEETHOVENString Quartet no. 4 in C minor, op. 18
SCHUBERTString Quartet in C minor, Quartettsatz, D703*
MENDELSSOHNQuartet no. 3 in D, op. 44, no. 1


The HK Phil is delighted to return to the stage of Tai Kwun performing powerful string music by three masters. Beethoven steered the string quartet into more passionate waters, his contemporary Schubert invested it with beauty and song-like melodies, while Mendelssohn gave it magic, charm and endearing innocence. Here are three composers who breathed new and unforgettable life into the string quartet!


Concert Rescheduled

To help reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19, in consultation with Tai Kwun, the advertised 1 June 2020 (Mon) 7:30pm performance of “HK Phil × Tai Kwun: Chamber Music Series: Beethoven Encounter! (String Quartet with Horns)” at JC Cube, Tai Kwun, has been rescheduled to 8 March 2021 (Mon) 7:30pm at the same venue
Ticket-holders may present their original concert tickets to gain admission to the rescheduled performance on 8 March 2021 (Mon).

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (Updated on 17 July 2020)






  • Ticket | $200 (Adult)
  • $150 (25% off for full-time students, citizens aged 60 and above, people with disabilities and their minder, CSSA recipients)*
    * with quota, this discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers

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