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Explore The Life Of The Mysterious Red Violin With Oscar-winning Music Played Live By Photo Explore The Life Of The Mysterious Red Violin With Oscar-winning Music Played Live By The HK Phil This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2021

The long-awaited movie-in-concert programme is back! The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and French conductor Sylvain Gasançon present the orchestra's last programme in this year's French May Arts Festival, telling the story of the mysterious Red Violin in two concerts on 29 & 30 May at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Will Perform 'Happy Gabby's Debussy Musical Adventure' Tomorro Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Will Perform 'Happy Gabby's Debussy Musical Adventure' Tomorrow
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2021

Happy Gabby's Debussy Musical Adventure will be presented on 15 May 2021 (Sat) at 11AM & 3PM in the Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Will Perform 'Happy Gabby's Debussy Musical Adventure' Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Will Perform 'Happy Gabby's Debussy Musical Adventure'
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021

Happy Gabby's Debussy Musical Adventure will be presented on 15 May 2021 (Sat) at 11AM & 3PM in the Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes Conductor Christoph Koncz For Two Performan Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Welcomes Conductor Christoph Koncz For Two Performances
by Stephi Wild - Apr 22, 2021

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) welcomes Austrian conductor Christoph Koncz for his HK Phil debut in shimmering performances on 30 April and 1 May in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall.

HK Phil X MTR Jointly Present PHIL YOUR MTR RIDE WITH MUSIC To Fill Up Passengers' Jo Photo HK Phil X MTR Jointly Present PHIL YOUR MTR RIDE WITH MUSIC To Fill Up Passengers' Journeys
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2021

Joyful classical music performed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) is lighting up passengers' MTR journeys from today (12 March 2021) through to 3 April 2021.

Swire Extends Its Commitment To The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra As Principal Pat Photo Swire Extends Its Commitment To The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra As Principal Patron For Another Three Years
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2021

Marking 15 years of partnership between the Swire Group (Swire) and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil), we are delighted to announce today that Swire will be continuing its sponsorship of the HK Phil as Principal Patron for another three years from April 2021, with a grant of HK$46.4 million, the biggest corporate donation in the orchestra's history.

HK Phil and HKAPA Jointly Launch 'The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong' Photo HK Phil and HKAPA Jointly Launch 'The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2021

Today, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) jointly announced the launch of “The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong” (The Orchestra Academy).

HK Phil and HKAPA Jointly Launch 'The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong' Photo HK Phil and HKAPA Jointly Launch 'The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong'
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2021

Today, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) jointly announced the launch of “The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong” (The Orchestra Academy).

VIDEO: Hong Kong Philharmonic's Louise Kwong Performs to Usher in 2021 Photo VIDEO: Hong Kong Philharmonic's Louise Kwong Performs to Usher in 2021
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2020

The HK Phil wishes everyone a healthy New Year full of happiness! To usher in 2021, soprano Louise Kwong, who was originally scheduled to perform at the company's New Year’s concerts, sings 'Cäcilie' and 'Zueignung' by R. STRAUSS, as well as the traditional folk song 'Auld Lang Syne.'

Hong Kong Philharmonic's Swire Symphony Under The Stars 2020 Performed Online With Gr Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic's Swire Symphony Under The Stars 2020 Performed Online With Great Success
by Stephi Wild - Dec 15, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's signature annual concert, Swire Symphony Under The Stars (SUTS), took place virtually this year, and successfully premiered on 12 December 2020 (SAT) on the HK Phil's website, Facebook page, YouTube channel, and Swire Trust's TrustTomorrow Facebook page, with more than 25 partnered platforms sharing the online broadcast. The video is available on the above-mentioned channels until 11 January 2021.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Appoints Resident Conductor, Lio Kuokman Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Appoints Resident Conductor, Lio Kuokman
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) today announced the appointment of Lio Kuokman as Resident Conductor, effective 1 December 2020 and covering the 2020/21 and 2021/22 seasons.

 Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Premiere Performances Collaborate To Bring Miloš Karadaglić and Akiko Suwanai To Hong Kong
by Stephi Wild - Nov 27, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) and Premiere Performances of Hong Kong (Premiere Performances) announce today an unprecedented collaboration to bring international artists Miloš Karadaglić (guitar) and Akiko Suwanai (violin) to Hong Kong amidst the pandemic.

Swire Symphony Under The Stars 2020 Moves Online Photo Swire Symphony Under The Stars 2020 Moves Online
by Stephi Wild - Nov 10, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's (HK Phil) signature concert SWIRE SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS (SUTS) will take place virtually, for the first time, on 12 December 2020 (Saturday) at 7:30PM, and everyone is invited to take a starring role – “Be the STARS” together.

HK Phil Musicians and Staff Members All Tested Negative For COVID-19 Photo HK Phil Musicians and Staff Members All Tested Negative For COVID-19
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) has been informed by the Centre of Health Protection (CHP) that its orchestral and staff members have all tested negative for COVID-19, and there are no new cases identified.

Hong Kong Philharmonic Reviews Virus Safety Measures After Musician Tests Positive Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Reviews Virus Safety Measures After Musician Tests Positive
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic is reviewing its coronavirus safety measures after one of its clarinettists tested positive last week. The musician being infected with COVID-19 resulted in a mass quarantine of 90 musicians who had come into close contact with him. 

Hong Kong Philharmonic Member Tests Positive For COVID-19; Performances Cancelled Photo Hong Kong Philharmonic Member Tests Positive For COVID-19; Performances Cancelled
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2020

On 13 October 2020 (Tuesday), a Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) musician preliminarily tested positive for COVID-19.

HK Phil Announces Beethoven Festival Photo HK Phil Announces Beethoven Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 9, 2020

After these challenging months, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) welcomes audience back to  the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall - with its Beethoven Festival.

HK Phil Music Director Jaap Van Zweden Awarded The Silver Bauhinia Star Of The HKSAR Photo HK Phil Music Director Jaap Van Zweden Awarded The Silver Bauhinia Star Of The HKSAR
by Stephi Wild - Oct 8, 2020

The Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil), Jaap van Zweden, has been awarded the Silver Bauhinia Star by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government in recognition of his significant contribution to the development of the HK Phil and classical music in Hong Kong.

HK Phil Concerts Change Amid Pandemic Uncertainties Photo HK Phil Concerts Change Amid Pandemic Uncertainties
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2020

In view of the latest COVID-19 situation, and uncertainties relating to such matters as global travel and in-bound quarantine measures, along with discussions with our guest artists and related partners, the HK Phil has to make certain changes to concerts held between October and early December 2020.

HK Phil Returns to the Stage To Preview Its 2020/21 Season Photo HK Phil Returns to the Stage To Preview Its 2020/21 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 6, 2020

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HK Phil) made its joyous return to the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on 4 July after five months of venue closure.

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