[WEBCAST] Keep WalkingVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Hong Kong String Orchestra Chamber Music Concert Series
The selected musical pieces are rich and vibrant. Under the ever-changing melody, the steadily moving chords remind the audience about our daily life - as no matter what happened, life goes on. Let’s keep walking towards the future, which is full of possibilities, but also some uncertainties.
- Arr. Stephan Koncz - Waltzing Matilda
- Philip Glass - String Quartet No. 3 ‘Mishima’, VI. Mishima/Closing
- Shostakovich - Two Pieces for String Quartet, II. Polka
- Haydn - String Quartets, Op.33 No.1, II. Scherzo: Allegro di molto
- Erwin Schulhoff - String Quartet No.1, I. Presto con fuoco
- Beethoven – String Quartet in C minor, Op.18 No.4, IV. Allegro – Prestissimo
- Joe Hisaishi/Kohei Mikuni - The Merry-Go-Round of Life
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.
Special Arrangement for COVID-19
Due to COVID-19 , we have implemented special measures for welcoming visitors to our Center.
Lunchtime concerts are available both online and offline. However, seats are limited, and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
With adherence to government’s ban on gatherings with food and drinks, you are recommended to finish your meal before your visit to our concerts. Please always wear a mask when you are on-site.
To practice social distancing, please remain at a safe distance from others.
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