Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Presents: The Father of Music – Bach, 2 Violin Concertos

27&28-4-2012

Fri & Sat 8PM
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
$280 $200 $140 $100

Programme
MOZART Symphony No.35 Haffner
BACH Violin Concerto in D minor, BWV1052
BACH Violin Concerto No.2 in E, BWV1042
SHOSTAKOVICH (orch. Barshai) Chamber Symphony, Op.110a

Kolja Blacher
director / violin

He was not just a great organist and composer, J S Bach was also a fine violinist. This concert gives us the special opportunity to hear his two concertos for the instrument side-by-side. Come and experience the violin as it sings under the loving fingers of German violinist Kolja Blacher, who
also leads the HKPO through two very different symphonies, one (by Mozart)written in a mood of celebration, the other (by Shostakovich) written when the composer was at his lowest ebb.

  Enquiries: 2721 2030

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