In light of the current situation, the performances of Tea House Chamber Music Series: Young Pro Platform – Venture Into The Unknown due to take place on 25 January 2022 (Tuesday), 8 February 2022 (Tuesday), 22 March 2022 (Tuesday) and 12 April 2022 (Tuesday) have been rescheduled. Details will be announced on www.westkowloon.hk in due course. For more information please see our Ticketing Arrangements page or contact us at (852) 2200 0022, [email protected].
Between January and April, the talented emerging musicians of Young Pro Platform – part of The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong – present four unconventional chamber music concerts in the intimate setting of the Xiqu Centre Tea House Theatre. Mixing strings, woodwind, brass and percussion, the concerts are devised for three to six players and showcase a wide spectrum of musical styles and genres, including classical, contemporary and pop music.
The Young Pro Platform comprises 19 graduates of the School of Music at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. It is one of the core schemes of The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong, a programme co-directed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.
The Tea House Chamber Music series offers audiences a diverse range of performances by prominent Hong Kong musicians in the intimate setting of the Xiqu Centre’s Tea House Theatre. Stay tuned for details of upcoming events.
25 January 2022 (Tuesday)
Music for 3
Beethoven Trio in C Major op. 87
Robert Honstein Patter
Poulenc Sonata for Horn, Trumpet and Trombone
Kevin Puts And Legions Will Rise
8 February 2022 (Tuesday)
Music for 4
Françaix Wind Quartet
Martinu Quartet for Clarinet, Horn, Cello and Side-drum
Mark Fish Pictures of Miró
Bryce Dessner Aheym
22 March 2022 (Tuesday)
Music for 5
Ligeti Six Bagatelles for Wind Quintet
Arnold Three Shanties
Nielsen Serenata in Vano, CNW 69
Mauricio Kagel Pas de cinq
Richard Strauss (arr. Hasenöhrl) Till Eulenspiegel, einmal anders!
12 April 2022 (Tuesday)
Music for 6
Nico Muhly Motion
Ozno Zoon (2021) op. 11Y
Guillaume Connesson Sextuor
Lucky Chops Danza
Meet-the-artist @ Peony Garden:
The audience is invited to join the artists at the Peony Garden restaurant in the Xiqu Centre immediately after the concert. (Minimum cover charge one drink per person)
Violin: Calvin Cheng Ho-chung
Viola: Martin Kuo
Cello: Shawn Tam
Double Bass: Yvonne Chan Yui-woon
Flute: Angus Lee Yi-wei, Alice Hui Ka-ching
Oboe: Cecilia Wan Lok-yu, Kenneth Sze Yu-hey
Clarinet: Eric Fung Chi-hang, Frederick Fung Chi-chuen
Bassoon: Kaden Yim Ho-yan, So Lo-ling
Saxophone: Jacky Leung, Herman Pong Tin-yau
Horn: Rainbow Sun Xijun
Trumpet: Oscar Lam Wai-hang
Trombone: Jimmy Chiu Hon-kuen
Percussion: Sunny Ho Tze-fai, Bryony Che Hiu-lam
The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong is the first joint programme co-directed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, funded by “TrustTomorrow” of The Swire Group Charitable Trust.