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MSHK embarks on a musical dialogue with the Hungarian folk tradition on its second overseas tour

Budapest – Hong Kong Express

1 June 2024 | House of Music Hungary

P. A. Locatelli: Concerto a quattro in D, Op. 7 No. 1 

Léo Weiner: Divertimento No. 1 in D, Op 20 

Béla Bartok: Rhapsody No. 1, Sz. 86 

Béla Bartok: Divertimento for String Orchestra, Sz. 113 

With Trey Lee (artistic director and cello), Barnabás Kelemen (co-leader and guest concertmaster) and Katalin Kokas (guest violist)

Major Sponsors: Bank of China (Hong Kong), The Tung Foundation

This concert is supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin

Hong Kong talents present Nordic ensemble works with and directed by star pianist.

MSHK with Louis Lortie

Musicus Fest 2023

21 November 2023 | Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

Nielsen: Little Suite for Strings, Op. 1

Pärt: Fratres for Violin, Strings and Percussion

Sibelius: Romance in C for String Orchestra, Op. 42

Sibelius: Impromptu for String Orchestra, Op. 5

Grieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16

With Louis Lortie (guest artistic director and piano solo), Elissa Lee (guest concertmaster), Sang-Jin Kim (guest principal viola) and Martin Smith (guest principal cello) 

Major Sponsors: Bank of China (Hong Kong), The Tung Foundation

Musicus Society is financially supported by the Art Development Matching Grants Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

MSHK performed with the London Chamber Orchestra in a unique program blending excellent music and Chinese painting.

Planting Music

A Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Stories Concert

13 May 2023 | JC Cube, Tai Kwun, Hong Kong

Mozart: Divertimento in D, K. 136, Salzburg Symphony No.1

Vivaldi: Cello Concerto in C minor, RV 401

Biber: Battalia à 10 in D, C61

Suk: Serenade in E-flat for Strings, Op. 6

With the London Chamber Orchestra, their conductor Christopher Warren-Green and concertmaster Bradley Creswick

Funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

The first international concert tour of MSHK visited Weimar and Berlin, Germany to explore the significant influence of the Bauhaus movement on music and architecture.

Bauhaus @Hong Kong

Overseas debut of MSHK

18 April 2023 | Bauhaus-Universität Weimar 20 April 2023 | Bauhaus Museum Weimar 21 April 2023 | Konzerthaus Berlin

Programme 1: Oberlichtsaal, Bauhaus Universität, Weimar

Johann Sebastian Bach: Fünf Inventionen für drei Streicher 

Richard Strauss: Capriccio 

Paul Hindemith: Klarinettenquintett, Op. 30 

Programme 2: Konzerthaus, Berlin

Felix Mendelssohn: Sinfonia Nr. 9, C-Dur „Schweizer“ 

Paul Hindemith: Fünf Stücke für Streichorchester, Op. 44 

Igor Strawinsky: Drei Stücke für Streichquartett 

Astor Piazzolla (arr. Trey Lee): “Four Seasons of Buenos Aires”  

With Florian Donderer (guest concertmaster and artistic director), Paul Pesthy (guest principal viola), Konstantin Pfiz (guest principal cello), Thorsten Johanns (clarinet) and moderator Peter Benz (President of Bauhaus-Universität) 

Major Sponsors: Bank of China (Hong Kong), The Tung Foundation

The concert in Berlin is generously supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, Berlin.

A joyous musical celebration as the first official introduction of MSHK, featuring guest artists from overseas.

Launch Concert

Musicus Fest 10th Anniversary Concert

26 November 2022 | Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

Rameau: Pygmalion Overture

Vivaldi: Concerto in G minor, RV 104, La Notte

Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A, K.488

Casadesus: Cello Concerto in C minor in the style of J.C. Bach

Dvořák: Serenade for Strings in E, Op.22

Mendelssohn: String Symphony No. 9 in C, 1st movement Grave – Allegro

With Maria Włoszczowska (guest concertmaster), Elissa Lee (guest principal second violin) and Aurélie Entringer (guest principal viola)

Major Sponsors: Bank of China (Hong Kong), The Tung Foundation

Musicus Society is financially supported by the Art Development Matching Grants Scheme of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

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MSHK performs in Hong Kong and overseas, with upcoming new commissions and album recording projects.