Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

A show of Mozart's profound simplicity

A Magic Flute Theatre des Bouffes du Nord Hong Kong Arts Festival, March 1 Lyric Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts

Monday, 5 March, 2012, 12:00am

Artistic adventure

Education is a lifelong process, but starting at an early age has its advantages. That's precisely the idea behind Young Friends of Hong Kong Arts Festival.

26 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Stormy Mozart, Sunny Brahms

Stormy Mozart, Sunny Brahms Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall Reviewed: May 6

10 May 2011 - 12:00am

Child author's surprisingly lively tale

Fantasy & Reality Christy Au Published by Characters Publications Limited ISBN 9789888043156

13 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Story of Mozart

Story of Mozart Hong Kong Sinfonietta City Hall Concert Hall Reviewed: Aug 6

When you think you know all you need to know about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart for a Friday evening, yet still emerge from a two-hour children's show on the subject with a smile that takes a while to dissipate, something has gone very right.

10 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

Masterpieces await special Jacobs touch

Beginning his career as a boy chorister at St Bavo's Cathedral in Ghent, his Belgian hometown, Rene Jacobs rose to fame in the world of classical music as an accomplished countertenor.

14 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Mozart in the City

Mozart in the City

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

City Hall Concert Hall

Reviewed: Apr 10

14 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Mozart in the City: from Mozart to Mendelssohn

Edo de Waart conducts Canadian violinist Leila Josefowicz (left) and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in Mozart's Masonic Funeral Music and Symphony No38 Prague, Haydn's Symphony No43 Mercury and Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

23 May 2008 - 12:00am

Akiko's Mozart Concerto

Lawrence Renes conducts Japanese violinist Akiko Suwanai and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra in Mozart's Violin Concerto No5 and Cosi fan tutte, as well as Richard Strauss' A Hero's Life. Today-tomorrow, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$300 Urbtix.

18 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

Mozart in the City

Mozart in the City

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

City Hall Concert Hall

Reviewed: Apr 12

Mozart's Flute Concerto No1 isn't an immediately gripping work, so it was to soloist Megan Sterling's credit that she gave an exceptionally persuasive account.

15 Apr 2008 - 12:00am

The formula for creating a global financial centre

'It's not only the merchant bankers and the Financial [newspaper that has a very elevated opinion of itself]. You need art. You need the West End. You need Wimbledon. They all need the Yankee Stadium and Broadway - that's all in the make-up of a good city.'

Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen

Quoted in the Financial Times

19 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

All about Mozart

Edo de Waart conducts pianist Chen Sa (above), soprano Heidi Grant Murphy and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in an all-Mozart programme featuring the composer's overture, piano concerto and arias. Today, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

16 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

UK choir in concert

The Uppingham School Choir (USC) will perform Mozart's Requiem with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HKPO) next Tuesday.

The concert, at the Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, features an all-Mozart programme.

It will include Mozart's final masterpiece, Requiem, as well as his most memorable piano concerto, Piano Concerto No. 20 in D minor.

21 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

The Great Mass an exploration of contrasts

The Great Mass

Leipzig Ballet

Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

Ends tonight

An eagerly anticipated offering in this year's festival, The Great Mass brings together the Leipzig Ballet and two of Europe's oldest and most distinguished musical bodies, the Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Leipzig Opera Choir.

10 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

Sketches

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra will hold three free concerts at the Hong Kong Museum of Art this week, starting tomorrow. The collaboration is the first of its kind between the two arts bodies and is in line with their commitment to bring classical music to the community and the museum's recent open-door policy that allows external art groups or artists to use its public area.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

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