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The King of Instruments


The King of Instruments

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Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

For ages 6 and above


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DUKASLa Péri FanfareListen
DUKASThe Sorcerer’s ApprenticeListen
POULENCOrgan ConcertoListen
SAINT-SAËNSSymphony No.3 OrganListen


Not for nothing is it called “the King of Instruments. The grand organ is a marvel, capable of awesome sound and charming delicacy. In this programme, the Cultural Centres 8,000-pipe organ will be centre stage, played by “Australia’s foremost organist” David Drury. A double bill of Poulenc and Saint-Saëns showcases the splendour of this amazing instrument to unforgettable effect. Retaining the French flavour of the programme, former HK Phil Music Director David Atherton has added a pair of works by Paul Dukas – La Péri Fanfare, and The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.


David Drury, Australia’s foremost organist, will replace the advertised Simon Preston, who has withdrawn due to health problem.





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Time:11/1 Fri 7:15pm - 7:45pm (English)
12/1 Sat 7:15pm - 7:45pm (Cantonese)
Venue:HK Cultural Centre Auditoria Building 4/F Foyer (11/1 Fri)
AC2, 4/F, Administration Building, HK Cultural Centre (12/1 Sat)
Speaker:Fri (English)
Dr Stefan Au
music educator & composer
Sat (Cantonese)
Savio Lau
Music Editor
"HiFi Review" Monthly



  • Club Bravo: 15% off
  • Members of Young Audience Scheme: 55% off (Max. 2 tickets), 10% off for accompanying adults (Max. 2 tickets)
  • Full-time Students, Citizens aged 60 or above, People with Disability and CSSA recipients: 50% off (With Quota, this discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
  • Group discount: 10-19: 10% off, 20 or above: 20% off
  • Staff of Swire Group: 15% off
  • Members of 10% off
  • Students of HK Polytechnic University, City University of HK, Lingnan University, Chinese University, HK Baptist University, University of HK and HK University of Science & Technology: 55% off (Max. 2 tickets)
  • Friends of Hong Kong Ballet, CCDC Dance Generation Premium Member, HK Rep Pals and CY Buddies: 10% off (Max. 2 tickets)

Please switch off your mobile phone and any other beeping device before the concert.
Except with permission from the management, record, filming and photography are not allowed.
If the music contains more than one movement, kindly reserve your applause until the end of the entire work.
Latecomers are not admitted until a suitable break.