Eliza Chiu

Artists Interviews
Cultural Development for the International Stage – An Interview with Benedikt Fohr

Benedikt Fohr joined the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) after 12 years at the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern, the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Salzburg, and Ensemble Research Freiburg. Since 2015, he has also been the Artistic Director (Classical)

In Tune Arts
Musicians and Artists: Jommelli, C.P.E. Bach and Lavater

In his ground-breaking book on physiognomy, the Swiss writer Johan Kaspar Lavater (1741-1801) sought to find the face of God in the men around him. Taking literally the notion that God created man in his own image, Lavater, sought to

Classical Music Myth-Busting

There are many myths and preconceptions surrounding classical music, many of which are either inaccurate or just plain wrong… Classical Music is only for old peopleClassical music is for anyone of any age You have to wear special clothes for

How Your Community Can Help with Music Education

During my sophomore year in high school I waited breathlessly for our cue. It was the opening night of the charming opera in one act Amahl and the Night Visitors by Gian Carlo Menotti. Students were waiting in the wings

Forgotten records
Singing the Songs of Spain – Albéniz’ Cantos de España

Isaac Albéniz (1860-1909) joined with Enrique Granados and Manuel de Falla to bring Spain back into the international musical spotlight. The Spanish style they created came to define Spanish music – even being imitated by more than one French composer

Events in Hong Kong
Opera: Lehár’s The Merry Widow

Date: 2019/12/6-8 Time: 12/6-7: 7:45PM // 12/7-8: 2:30PM Venue: Concert Hall, HK City Hall Presenter(s): Musica Viva Artist(s): TBC Programme: Lehár The Merry Widow Details

Events in Hong Kong
Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra: “The Four Musical Periods II : Symphonies”

Date, Time & Venue: 2019/10/25 8pm: Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre2019/10/26 8pm: Theatre, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre2019/10/27 3pm: Theatre, Tai Po Civic Centre Presenter(s): Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra Artist(s): Dr Yip Wai-hong, Jeff Leung, Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra

Events in Hong Kong
Romer String Quartet

Date: 2019/12/1 Time: 3PM Venue: JC Cube, Tai Kwun Presenter(s): Premiere Performances of Hong Kong Artist(s): Romer String Quartet Programme: PiazzollaHaydnBeethovenBrahmsBorodinRimsky-KorsakovStravinskyShostakovichCrumbPiazzollaSchulhoffHaydn La Muerte del AngelString Quartet No. 62 in C Major, Op. 76 No. 3, Hob III: 77,“Emperor”, Movement II: