What could be better than one harpist? —nine-hundred and fifty-seven harpists! Of all ages and backgrounds, they descended upon Hong Kong in July, to attend this years’ thirteenth World Harp Congress—the first time the congress has been held in Asia.
This summer, as part of the Hong Kong Music Series in London, the European première of the chamber opera “Datong: The Chinese Utopia” will take place on 27 and 28 July at the Richmond Theatre. Presented by the Hong Kong
Nicholas Canellakis makes his Hong Kong debut this month, performing Mendelssohn, Schumann, and Brett Dean. Ahead of his first concert, I catch up with him and learn about his childhood, teaching and the interplay of music and acting in his
Ahead of their appearance in Hong Kong, we caught up with the Takács Quartet and asked them a few questions about their long career and what they saw for the future. Takács Quartet is Edward Dusinberre, first violin; Károly Schranz,
The Emerson String Quartet travels to Hong Kong this month to perform at the annual Chamber Music Festival. Paul Watkins, the Quartet’s cellist, balances a busy solo career against the work of the Quartet, much like the other members of
The Ride of the Valkyries from a helicopter, the William Tell Overture for a merry-go-round, Barber’s Adagio for Strings in a barbershop while the violinist gets a shave, the New World Symphony on the Star Ferry, performances on a double-decker