After Hour Classics - Free classic concerts@ Swire Island East



  • This March, HKPO’s Associate Conductor Perry So & Concertmaster John Harding will lead some 50 musicians to perform a mixture of solo, quartet, quintet and orchestral pieces at ArtisTree -- the popular multi-purpose venue in TaiKoo Place. Perry conducted Swire Symphony Under the Stars for over 15,000 music lovers at Happy Valley Racecourse last November. Nine talented string players from China, Hong Kong and Taiwan selected as the Robert H.N. Ho Family Foundation Orchestral Fellows will play under the mentorship of John Harding. HKPO’s Principal Oboe Michael Wilson and Principal Viola Andrew Ling will also be performing.
     
    Venue:             ArtisTree, 1/F Cornwall House, TaiKoo Place, Island East
    (Quarry Bay MTR Station Exit A or car drop-off point at G/F Oxford House, TaiKoo Place)
    Time:               6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
    Admission:      Free
    Enquiry:           (852) 2284 4877 (Mon – Fri, 9 am – 5 pm)
    Website:          www.islandeast.com.hk
     
    Date
    Programme
    3 March

    (Thursday)
    String Chamber           Director: John Harding          
    Beethoven: String Quartet in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 Rasumovsky – 1st & 2nd movement
    Ysaÿe: Violin Sonata in D minor, Op. 27 No. 3 Ballade
    DvoÅ�ák: String Quintet in E flat 1st & 2nd movement
    Bach: Violin Sonata No. 2 in A minor, BWV1003 1st & 2nd movement
    Mendelssohn: String Octet in E flat 2nd & 1st movement
    4 March
    (Friday)
    Orchestral                    Conductor: Perry So                    
    Weber: Oberon: Overture
    Haydn: Symphony No. 78 in C minor
    Schubert: Rosamunde: Entr’acte No. 1 – 3
    Schubert: Rosamunde: Ballet Music No. 2
    10 March
    (Thursday)
    Orchestral                    Conductor: John Harding          
    Bach: Concerto for Oboe and Violin, BWV1060
    Barber: Adagio for Strings
    Mozart: Sinfonia Concertante in E flat, K364
    11 March
    (Friday)
    Orchestral                    Conductor: John Harding          
    Britten: Simple Symphony
    Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis
    Grieg: From Holberg's Time