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An Insight into Haydn’s String Quartet in D major, Op. 76, No. 5 Hob III: 79

An Insight into Haydn’s String Quartet in D major, Op. 76, No. 5 Hob III: 79

Inside Chamber Music Series

Evening streamed lecture and live performance

Registration at 6:15 pm
Streamed lecture at 6:30 pm
Performance at 7:50 pm
Close at 8:30 pm

Inside Chamber Music is a new music education series that Asia Society Hong Kong Center is co-presenting with Premiere Performances. Each Inside Chamber Music evening combines a streamed lecture from renowned musical expert Bruce Adolphe, delivered for the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center in New York City, with a live performance from some of Hong Kong's most passionate chamber musicians. The April 28 lecture is on String Quartet in D major, Op.76, composed over 200 years ago by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809). A live performance by Aristo Music will follow Bruce Adolphe's streamed lecture.

About The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) is one of eleven constituents of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the largest performing arts complex in the world. Along with other constituents such as the New York Philharmonic, New York City Ballet, Lincoln Center Theater, and The Metropolitan Opera, the Chamber Music Society has its home at Lincoln Center, in Alice Tully Hall. Through its performance, education, and recording/broadcast activities, it draws more people to chamber music than any other organization of its kind.

About Bruce Adolphe
Composer Bruce Adolphe has written music for many renowned musicians and ensembles, including Itzhak Perlman, Yo-Yo Ma, Sylvia McNair, the Brentano String Quartet, the Beaux Arts Trio, and Orpheus Chamber Orchestra. In addition to composing, he holds several positions concurrently: founder and director of the Meet the Music! family concert series and resident lecturer at The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, keyboard quiz-master on public radio’s weekly Piano Puzzler on Performance Today, and founder and creative director of The Learning Maestros. The author of three books on music, Mr. Adolphe has taught at Yale, The Juilliard School, and New York University, and was recently appointed composer-in-residence and advisor in music research at the Brain and Creativity Institute in Los Angeles.

About the Amphion String Quartet (featured in the streamed lecture)
Hailed for its “precision, assertiveness and vigor” (The New York Times) and its “gripping intensity” and “suspenseful and virtuoso playing” (San Francisco Classical Voice), the Amphion String Quartet is a winner of the 2011 Concert Artists Guild Victor Elmaleh Competition. After serving as the Ernst Stiefel String Quartet-In-Residence at the Caramoor Center for the Arts for the 2012-13 season, the ASQ joined the roster of the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center’s CMS Two Program in fall 2013, featuring the ensemble’s Alice Tully Hall debut in March 2014.

Andrew Ling, viola
Richard Bamping, cello
Anders Hui, violin
Warren Lee, Piano
Jing Wang, violin

Co-presented with

Event Details

28 April 2014
6:30pm - 8:30pm

9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Free admission; online registration required