Clas­si­cal

HK Magazine - - CULTURE -

Jaap van Zwe­den’s Mahler and Mozart Af­ter ex­tend­ing his con­tract as Mu­sic Di­rec­tor of the HK Phil through to 2022 (as well as tak­ing on a new role of Mu­sic Di­rec­tor of the New York Phil­har­monic), Jaap van Zwe­den will be back be­hind the podium for the first time this sea­son to lead them in a per­for­mance of Mahler’s Sym­phony no. 1, “Ti­tan.” They are joined by Chi­nese vi­o­lin­ist Yang Tianwa for Mozart’s Vi­o­lin Con­certo no. 4. Oct 20-21, 8pm. Con­cert Hall, Cul­tural Cen­tre, 10 Sal­is­bury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. $280-680 from urbtix.hk

Ching Sau-wing with the Hong Kong City Or­ches­tra The Hong Kong City Or­ches­tra will be joined and led by con­duc­tor, er­huist and Artis­tic Di­rec­tor of the HKCO Ching Sau-wing, for a pro­gram of pop­u­lar Chi­nese in­stru­men­tal clas­sics. Pieces in­clude “Cel­e­bra­tion Over­ture,” “As the Moon Rises,” “Tor­rents of the River,” and a new spin on “Capric­cio on the Theme of Qin­qiang.” Sep 25, 3pm. Tai Po Civic Cen­tre, 12 On Pong Rd.,

Tai Po. $100-140 from urbtix.hk

The Fide­lio Trio

The Fide­lio Trio have per­formed in some of the most pres­ti­gious venues around the world and were re­cently short­listed for the

Royal Phil­har­monic So­ci­ety’s En­sem­ble

Award. They come to the Ladies Recre­ation

Club for a per­for­mance of Haydn’s “Gypsy Rondo,” Beethoven’s Op. 70 No. 1 “Ghost,” Dvo­rak’s “Dumky Trio,” and a trio by Ravel.

The higher ticket price in­cludes a din­ner with the mu­si­cians af­ter the con­cert. Sep 27, 6:45pm. Ladies’ Recre­ation Club, 10 Old Peak Rd., Mid-Lev­els, $320 for the con­cert; $690 for con­cert and din­ner with the mu­si­cians. Re­serve tick­ets by email­ing pro­gram@fama.org.hk

Good Mu­sic @ The Fringe with James C. James Cud­de­ford, cur­rent Con­cert­mas­ter of the Hong Kong Sin­foni­etta, turns his vir­tu­osic at­ten­tion to Hun­gar­ian mu­si­cal tra­di­tion for a more laid-back string per­for­mance at the Fringe Dairy. He’ll be per­form­ing a se­ries of cham­ber pieces by Hun­gar­ian com­posers György Ligeti, Béla Bartók and his for­mer teacher György Kurtág, in honor of his 90th birth­day. Sep 27, 7pm. Fringe Club, 2 Lower Al­bert Rd., Cen­tral. $62 for Fringe Club mem­bers, $180 for non­mem­bers, in­cludes a drink.

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