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Special notice

2020-05-15

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19 and uncertainties in global business travels, along with discussions with our tour presenters, performing venues and related partners, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s (HK Phil) tour to Japan and Korea, originally have been rescheduled to a later time of the year, now has been cancelled.

The HK Phil, Music Director Jaap van Zweden, our Board of Governors as well as the administration put the health and well-being of our audience, players and staff at the forefront of our priorities. We sincerely hope that the orchestra’s home city, as well as other parts of the world, will recover soon and overcome the current challenging situation. The orchestra and its Music Director Jaap van Zweden look forward to performing for audiences in Japan and Korea in the near future.

The HK Phil would like to thank our tour presenters in Japan and Korea, our performing venue partners, as well as sponsors, for their support.
 
Ticket holders for the affected concerts, please visit websites of relevant performing venues for ticketing assistance.
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The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Composers Scheme

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The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is honoured to present The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Composers Scheme. This Scheme provides a platform for emerging composers to deepen their experience in orchestral writing and have their works performed by one of Asia’s foremost orchestras in their home city. Between four and six selected composers will have the opportunity to present a new orchestral work of between three and four minutes’ duration with the HK Phil, at a public workshop in March 2020. Each of the selected composers will receive a bursary of HK$5,000. Each year an outstanding composer will be commissioned to write a new work for the HK Phil. The selection will be made on the basis of demonstrated potential and composing ability. 

Selected Composers 

2019/20

Carmen Ho Ka-man, Kahlen Kam Shing-hei, Tsang Lok-yan, Adrian Wong Chi-chun, Simon Yip Sai-man, Yung Sin-kan

 

2018/19

Chan Ho-yi, Lai Chun-ming, Leung Chung-yin^, Ian Ng Ka-chun, Tam Lok-hei*, Wu Yimin

 

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* Commissioned by the HK Phil under The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Composers Scheme

^ Other commission by the HK Phil 

 

Public Working Session & Showcase 2019/20

More details will be announced in due course. 

 

Public Working Session & Showcase 2018/19 House Programme

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