UpClose Encounters:

Chamber Music & Dialogue with

Rémi Geniet

Piano/Presenter Rémi Geniet
 

Programme

Schumann

Piano Quartet in E-flat, Op 47

Piano: Rémi Geniet
Violin: Cheung Man-yui Kitty*
Viola: Ringo Chan
Cello: Yip Chun-hei Eric

Dvořák

Piano Trio No 4 in E minor, Op 90, “Dumky”

Piano: Rémi Geniet
Violin:  James Cuddeford
Cello: Chang Pei-chieh


*Guest performer

Prize-winning French pianist Rémi Geniet has collaborated with leading conductors and orchestras including Emmanuel Krivine, Edo de Waart, St Petersburg Philharmonic, Orchestre National d’Île-de-France and National Orchestra of Belgium. Come and join Geniet in this UpClose concert featuring chamber works by Schumann and Dvořák, and listen to him share his own musical encounters at a close distance.

 Rémi Geniet (Piano)

  • Prix André Hoffmann 2016, Sommets Musicaux de Gstaad
  • Diapason d’Or of the year 2015
  • Winner, Young Concert Artists International Auditions 2015
  • 2nd Prize, Queen Elisabeth Competition 2013

“An instinctive and profoundly cultivated musician.”
Diapason

 “Dazzling and of rare intelligence.”
Le Devoir

 

 

Booking Details
Dates & Times:

18 May 2017 (Thursday)

7:30pm


Venue:


HK City Hall Concert Hall

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Price:


$300 (Audience seated ON STAGE)


Tickets available at all URBTIX outlets from 14.3.2017
Ticketing Enquiries & Bookings:2111 5999
URBTIX Internet Ticketing Service:www.URBTIX.hk



Concessionary and group ticket discounts are not available for this series

Duration: Approximately 1 hour with no intermission
Language: In English
Age Limit: 6 (Person below this age not admitted)
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / info@hksinfonietta.org
Remarks: Hong Kong Sinfonietta reserves the right to change the programme and artists

The APPRECIATE concerts are, mainly, classical concerts featuring guest artists and conductors of world renown.  Apart from performing orchestral masterpieces, Hong Kong Sinfonietta regularly commissions new works and introduces to audiences works that are rarely heard in Hong Kong.

Music is good for everyone! The LEARN series takes audiences aged 0 to 88 into the world of classical music through specially designed concert series including Good Music for Babies, Good Music for Kids, Short-cut to Classical Music, Know Your Classical Music and HKS McDull Music Project.

In the light-hearted RELAX concerts, Hong Kong Sinfonietta shares with audiences great music ranging from orchestral favourites to music from movies and musicals.

The ENCOUNTER series offers unique opportunities for audiences to get close to the music and the performers through chamber music concerts, talks, often at unconventional venues or time. These include Good Music This Lunch, Good Music @ The Fringe, Beyond Good Music @ The Fringe, HKS ArtisTree Residency and UpClose Encounters.

Often referred to as “one of the world’s great small orchestras”, Hong Kong Sinfonietta has been invited to go on many TOURS in Europe, Asia, South and North Americas, sharing good music with audiences in over 30 cities.  In 2017/2018, the orchestra will make its début in Germany and perform at festivals in France, Portugal, as well as the Beethoven Easter Festival in Poland.

WHAT ELSE?  Apart from classical concerts, Hong Kong Sinfonietta regularly appears in staged productions by Hong Kong Ballet, Opera Hong Kong and visiting arts groups such as The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. This season, Hong Kong Sinfonietta will also host the 1st International Conducting Competition.

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