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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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Adam Treverton Jones

Contra Bassoon

Adam Treverton Jones

Originally from South Wales, Adam Treverton Jones is now in his 16th season in the HK Phil playing contra bassoon and bassoon. He studied at the Royal College of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London, earning a Bachelor of Music (Hons) and Master of Music in the process. He enjoys participating in and leading many educational outreach concerts with various ensembles, and is involved with frequent chamber performances in many venues around Hong Kong. He teaches at The Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, and adjudicates on various examinations and competitions there and around Hong Kong.

Adam has had the opportunity to perform with other orchestras, including the Hallé, BBC Symphony, BBC Philharmonic and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic.

Off stage, Adam practices yoga, and is hoping to begin the training to be a yoga teacher, to build further upon his practice and teaching of music. Cooking, hiking and fly fishing count among his other interests.

 

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