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Music Director Jaap van Zweden will soon be back with the HK Phil for its 2021/22 season. During this summer break, Jaap has a gift for you – Symphonic Summer with Jaap – to warm you up for the new season. Starting from 6 August 2021, this brand new audio series, available on the "Watch & Listen" online channel every Friday for four consecutive weeks, shares the joy of music-making with you. Selected from live recordings of great performances conducted by Jaap, the series presents four symphonic masterpieces in four episodes, with Jaap offering his insights on the music in two of the episodes. Let’s open our ears and let our imagination go wild in Jaap’s symphonic world of music.

 

“Symphonic Summer with Jaap” Broadcast Schedule

6 AUG 2021 (Fri)BERLIOZ | Symphonie fantastique
13 AUG 2021 (Fri)PROKOFIEV | Symphony no. 5
20 AUG 2021 (Fri)RACHMANINOV | Symphony no. 2
27 AUG 2021 (Fri)MAHLER | Symphony no. 7

BERLIOZ | Symphonie fantastique

Programme: JAAP | SYMPHONIE FANTASTIQUE 

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden

Date: 13 September 2019

Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

 

Movements:

I.    Rêveries, Passions (00:00 - 15:38)
II.    Un bal (15:54 - 22:10)
III.    Scène aux champs (22:23 - 38:24)
IV.    Marche au supplice (38:48 - 43:10)
V.    Songe d’une nuit de sabbat (43:14 - 53:07)

 


 

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PROKOFIEV | Symphony no. 5

Programme: JAAP | PROKOFIEV's SYMPHONY NO.5 

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden

Date: 23 January 2020

Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

 

Movements:

I.    Andante (00:00 - 11:51)
II.  Allegro marcato (11:55 - 20:39)
III.  Adagio (20:45 - 32:12)
IV.  Allegro giocoso (32:25 - 42:48)

 

 


 

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RACHMANINOV | Symphony no. 2

Programme: JAAP | RACHMANINOV's SYMPHONY NO.2 

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden

Date: 31 August 2018

Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

 

Movements:

I. Largo – Allegro moderato (00:00 – 18:26)
II. Allegro molto – Meno mosso – Tempo 1 (18:43 – 27:55)
III. Adagio (27:56 – 42:55)
IV. Allegro vivace – Adagio – Tempo precedente (43:23 – 57:51)

 

 


 

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MAHLER | Symphony no. 7

Programme: JAAP | MAHLER's SYMPHONY NO.7 

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden

Date: 16 November 2018

Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

 

Movements:

I. Langsam (Adagio) – Allegro con fuoco (00:00 – 24:34)
II. Nachtmusik [Night Music]: Allegro moderato (24:54 – 40:30)
III. Scherzo: Schattenhaft [Shadowy]  (41:05 – 51.22)
IV. Nachtmusik: Andante amoroso (51:34 – 1:03:24)
V. Rondo-Finale: Allegro ordinario (1:03:30 – 1:22:35)

 


 

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