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Endowment Trust Fund & Instrument Donation

Endowment Trust Fund


The Endowment Trust Fund was set up in 1983 with these initial sponsors.


The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust


The Hongkong Land Group


Jardine, Matheson & Company Ltd


The Hongkong Bank Foundation


Citibank, NA


The Tung Foundation

 

 

Instrument Donation


The Paganini project is initiated and organised by Business for Art Foundation.


Donated by Mr Patrick Wang
Emile Germain (1907) Violin, played by Ms Tomoko Tanaka Mao


Donated by Mr Lowell Chang
Lockey Hill (c.1800) Violin


Donated by Mr Po Chung
Dawne Haddad (1991) Violoncello


Loaned by Mr Laurence Scofield
Ansaldo Poggi (1910) Violin, played by Ms Zhang Xi


Donated by The Ladies Committee of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society


    Rare instruments donated

  • Enrico Rocca (1902) Violin, played by Mr Cheng Li
  • Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (1866) Violin, played by Mrs Bei de Gaulle, Third Associate Concertmaster
  • Joseph Gagliano (1788) Violin, played by Mr Wang Liang, Second Associate Concertmaster
  • Carlo Antonio Testore (1736) Violin, played by Mr Ni Lan

 

Other instruments donated in support of the "Instrument Upgrade and Enhancement Project"

  • Two German Rotary Trumpets
  • A set of Wagner Tubas
  • A Flugelhorn


A set of Wagner Tubas has been loaned by these sponsors in support of the HK Phil premiere of The Ring Cycle

  • Mr Pascal Raffy
  • Paul and Leta Lau
  • Ms Wincey Lam, Mr Raymond Wong, Mrs Rebecca Whitehead, Ms Angela Yau, Mrs Catherine Wong
  • Mr Steven Ying

 

A loan arranged by the Y. S. Liu Foundation
G. B. Guadagnini (1760) Violin, played by Mr Jing Wang, Concertmaster

 

A loan arranged by the P. C. Woo & Co.

Riccardo Antoniazzi (1910) Violin, played by Mr Leung Kin-fung, First Associate Concertmaster