[WEBCAST] Journey to the DawnVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Hong Kong String Orchestra Jockey Club Power of Music Program Share the Joy Community Concert Series
Join us for a 'Journey to the Dawn'! The string quartet has selected pieces with various characters and feelings, some of them are inspired by the composer. From experiencing the nervousness before the storm to Bartok’s frustrations during the war, then we will look forward to Spring in a freezing Winter with Mozart. In the end, the sun will rise and we will greet the future with courage.
- Schubert – Quartettsatz in C minor, D.703
- Bartok – String Quartet No.2, Op 17, II. Allegro molto Capriccioso
- Mozart – String Quartet in G, K.387, I. Allegro vivace assai
- Kikaru Genji Yuuki – 100%
Violinist YIU-TING CHIK (FRANCIS) is a rising performer who touches the audience’s hearts with his passionate playing. Francis obtained his Master of Arts degree from the Royal Academy of Music in London, and was awarded the Roth Prize for Violin Finalists for his exceptional performance in the final recital. Before that he obtained his Bachelor of Music from the Eastman School of Music, where he was awarded the Performer's Certificate. He has also studied at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. His principal teachers include Hu Kun, Ivan Chan, Hong-Ying Ho and Joseph Swensen.
SALLY LAW graduated from the Royal College of Music, London in 2017 with a Bachelor of Music (Hons) degree where she studied violin with Jan Repko and piano with Kathron Sturrock. She was the recipient of the Neville Wathen Scholarship, Australian Music Foundation Young Musician Award (2013), Australia AMEB Joyce Phillips Award (2014) and the Tait Scholar Award (2016). Law made her solo début with the Queensland Symphony Orchestra at the age of 17, after winning the First Prize of The Young Instrumentalist Competition in Australia. She joined Hong Kong Sinfonietta in 2017.
CALEB WONG’s introduction to classical music began on the violin at the age of five, with his abecedarians’ influences and the need of a violist in his quartets, Caleb decided to choose the viola as his major instrument at the age of 17 and established himself as a finalist of the Washington International Competitions and the Generation Next Arts Competition. Since then Caleb has made himself an active chamber musician in the United States, Europe and Asia. He was the violist of the Artist in Residence Chamber Ensemble at the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2010 in his piano quintet. He then played in the Alpensia Quartet sponsored by Artsylvia Foundation in South Korea.
A native from Hong Kong, YAN-HO CHENG started the cello with Ming-Yuen Cheung, Joliana Lai and Hiu-Lo Tung. After finishing his high school at La Salle College, he graduated from the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor of Arts in Music and the Jacobs School of Music of Indiana University with a Master degree in Cello Performance under the guidance of Peter Stumpf and Brandon Vamos. He has played in the masterclass of Gregory Beaver, Johannes Moser, Li-Wei Qin and studied with Thomas Landschoot and Felix Wang in other occasions.
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