Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra & Jaap van Zweden

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Hong Kong Philharmonic Society presents presents

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra & Jaap van Zweden

For the first time ever in Australia, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in Melbourne and Sydney with internationally acclaimed Jaap van Zweden conducting and renowned violinist Ning Feng as soloist.

Part of an ambitious five-city international tour to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the orchestra will perform MOZART’s Violin Concerto No. 4, MAHLER’s Symphony No. 1 and Fung LAM’s Quintessence.

One night only!

“Hong Kong Philharmonic shines in Mahler 3’s forceful and intimate episodes under baton of Jaap van Zweden”Dirk Newton, South China Morning Post, December 2016

“the cast… is a group of singers that would be very difficult to bring together in an opera house – even at the Met… an orchestra that’s as good as you’ll find in most European opera houses.”Ashutosh Khandekar, Opera Now, Dec 2016

“…evidence of Van Zweden’s success in dramatically raising standards at Hong Kong”Neil Fisher, The Times, Nov 2016

“Mr van Zweden, 55, has developed a reputation for giving exacting and feisty performances. Not surprisingly, those qualities bristled throughout the brawny.”Anthony Tommasini, New York Times, Nov 2016

“The young Chinese violinist wowed the bravo-spouting audience with his effortless virtuosity, clarity and command… it was Ning that stole the show.”Time Out

“…Yet Lam, working with a carefully constructed minimum of material, shapes his musical world with dreamy individuality.”Evening Standard



Fung LAM Quintessence
MOZART Violin Concerto no. 4
MAHLER Symphony no.


Thursday 4 May 2017, 8pm

Duration: TBC


Hamer Hall


Price range

Standard: $38.80 — $118.80
Concession*: $78.80

*Concession available in A Reserve only. Concessions apply to Pensioners, Seniors, F/T Students and Under 16s

Group discounts available through Arts Centre Melbourne Contact Centre and Box Office

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