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Alexander Gavrylyuk at Wigmore Hall
Appointed artist-in-residence at the Wigmore Hall for the 2023/24 season, Ukrainian-born Australian pianist Alexander Gavrylyuk stands out as one of the most promising pianists of his generation – I mean, you have to be pretty good to receive standing ovations
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Piano Concert by Francesco Tristano
2024 marks Ping Pong’s 10th anniversary and, in celebration, Hong Kong’s famous gintoneria has put together a programme of events throughout the year. Says director, Juan Gregorio Martinez, ‘As Ping Pong has had the honour of hosting performances by Francesco
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Hayato Sumino (Cateen) Pushed Creative Boundaries in Hong Kong Debut
A YouTuber, pianist, composer and scientist who graduated from the University of Tokyo, Hayato Sumino, also known as Cateen, has become a real sensation in recent years. His meteoric rise to international acclaim began after his triumph in the 2018
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Benjamin Grosvenor in Hong Kong – Superlative Artistry & Imposing Pianism
Widely acclaimed for his musicianship and technical brilliance, British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has been on a steady rise in both his career and artistic growth. Following his recital debut in 2015, Grosvenor graced Hong Kong once more after eight years
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The International Cello Institute and Brilliant Cellist Santiago Cañon-Valencia
The International Cello Institute has completed another exciting summer intensive. Held at St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, they had a record number of talented cellists apply to the program this summer. The program, established by founder and executive director
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A Tale of Two Pianists
Lifschitz & Volodin Perform Rachmaninoff’s Complete Preludes
Rachmaninoff’s Preludes have been a cornerstone of the piano repertoire, showcasing the composer’s wealth of emotions, propensity for lyricism and technical virtuosity. As part of HKU MUSE’s Russian Piano Classics series, Russian pianists Konstantin Lifschitz and Alexei Volodin took turns
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Bruce Liu in Hong Kong
Unconvincing Chopin but Stunning Ravel & Liszt
Bruce Liu Plays Variations in B flat major, Op. 2 (18th Chopin Competition, third stage) Canadian pianist Bruce Liu has rocketed to fame since his triumph in the latest Chopin Piano Competition. In his long-awaited debut recital in Hong Kong,
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HKU MUSE Celebrates its 10th Anniversary and Continues to Inspire
Nobuyuki Tsujii & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Full Concert The year 2023 marks the 10th season of HKU MUSE (My University Spotlight Encounters), a series of programmes presented by the Cultural Management Office of the University of Hong Kong (HKU). As
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