Programme Postponement Notice
The following HK Phil × Tai Kwun: Chamber Music Series concert held at JC Cube, Tai Kwun, has been rescheduled at the same venue. Ticket-holders may present their original concert tickets to gain admission to the rescheduled performances.
Rapturous Russian Quartets (Originally rescheduled from 20 Apr 2020 to 14 Dec 2020, now further rescheduled to 22 Feb 2021)
For ticket holders who cannot attend the rescheduled performance, please contact the HK Phil Ticketing Office from Monday to Friday (10:00-12:30, 14:00-18:00, excluding Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays), at 2721 0132/2721 2332 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for relevant ticket arrangements on or before 28 July 2020. For other enquiries and ticketing assistance, you are also welcome to contact the HK Phil Ticketing Office during the above stated office hours.
American minimalist composer, Philip Glass, rounds off this programme with his second quartet. The three works have a shared sense of pathos and for different reasons, there is an underlying sadness and yearning for brighter, happier times. Each piece uses the qualities available in the string quartet to allow introspection as well as passion and the musical ideas are as reflective of the issues of today as they were when the ink was drying on the page.
Philip Glass Quartet no. 2
Shostakovich Quartet no. 8
Prokofiev Quartet no. 1
Rachael Mellado, violin
Zhang Xi, violin
Damara Lomdaridze, viola
Fang Xiaomu, cello
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