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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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Fu Shuimiao

Fu Shuimiao started to play the violin at the age of six, and was admitted to the Master’s Degree Programme in Viola at the Shanghai Conservatory of Music with full scholarship, studying under Professor Shen Xi Di, Liu Nian and Lan Han Cheng.

 

She has played in various orchestras, including the Symphony Orchestra of Shanghai Conservatory of Music and Asia Youth Orchestra, and with world-famous conductors including Simon Rattle, Seiji Ozawa, Christoph Eschenbach, Heinrich Schiff, Mikhail Pletnev and Herbert Blomstedt.  She appeared alongside soloist Kolja Blacher, Lang Lang and Ann-Sophie Mutter in the Young Euro Classical Music Festival and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival in Germany. She also gained much experience performing in different road shows in Italy, Denmark, Moscow, Lithuania and Armenia.

 

She was appointed a Robert H. N. Ho Foundation Orchestral fellow of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, and is now employed as a tutti viola player.

 

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