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Special notice

2020-03-27

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director Jaap van Zweden, our Board of Governors as well as the administration put the health and well-being of our audiences, players and staff at the forefront of our priorities. Like most cultural organisations, we have made major adjustments to our regular activities in order to accommodate these exceptional circumstances. 

We continue to liaise closely with our performance partners and venues to ensure appropriate arrangements for the remainder of our 2019/20 season. Please visit our website and Facebook page for relevant announcements. 

We very much look forward to seeing you in our concert hall in the near future, sharing our exceptional music-making and the energy that you, our audience, brings to each performance. In the meantime, stay home and stay well.
SWIRE

Anders Hui

Second Associate Concertmaster

Anders Hui

Currently the Second Associate Concertmaster of the HK Phil, Anders Hui joined the orchestra in 2010. He was born in Hong Kong and raised in Canada, where he won his first major competition – the Canadian Music Competition – at the age of 17. He then went to the US where he received his Master and Bachelor degrees from Indiana University Jacob school of Music, where he studied with Mauricio Fuks and Nelli Shkolnikova. Whilst at Indiana University he won the Brahms Violin Concerto Competition and performed with the IU Philharmonic Orchestra.

In America he was the Assistant Concertmaster and interim Concertmaster for Terre Haute Symphony Orchestra as well as guest Concertmaster in Carmel (IN) Symphony Orchestra. He was also Tutti Violin of the Columbus Indiana Philharmonic.

Hui was invited by Christoph Eschenbach to be the Assistant Concertmaster for the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival Orchestra, performing with soloist Lang Lang in a month-long 23-concert tour across North America. He was first chosen by Eschenbach as Assistant Concertmaster in 2007, and the following year as Concertmaster. This involved tours around Hungary, Denmark, Brazil and Germany. With this orchestra he also had an opportunity to work with other world renowned conductors including Herbert Blomstedt, Mikhail Pletnev, Christopher Hogwood and Ivan Fischer.

Before returning to Hong Kong and joining the HK Phil, Hui undertook further studies in Germany with Kolja Blacher and Michael Vogler, professors from Hanns Eisler School of Music in Berlin.

An active chamber musician, Hui has worked with many world renowned musicians including Cho-Liang Lin, János Starker, Tsuyoshi Tsutsumi, Alex Kerr, Yuval Gotlibovich, James Campbell, and André Watts.

He is also a dedicated educator, and was first appointed as one of a few Violin Associate Instructors at Indiana University. He is currently an adjunct faculty member at the Music Department of the Hong Kong Baptist University and the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.

 

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