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Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Alive Concert

Updates: The program has been updated as below. Pianist Wong Wai-yuen will not perform in this concert. Her role will be taken up by pianist Colleen Lee.


Led by renowned cellist and Artist Director Trey Lee, multiple award-winning Musicus young artists reunite in Tai Kwun in a series of chamber music concerts. 
 
Within Tai Kwun, in the Central Magistracy where classical music concerts are rarely presented, baroque gems by J.S. Bach, G.P. Telemann and Jean-Marie Leclair will be featured alongside virtuosic pieces for solo violin by Kreisler and Ysaÿe. The imprisonment of Bach in Weimar, the law education Telemann received in Leipzig and the mysterious murder of Leclair in Paris—these stories behind the composers are all intertwined with the juridical realm. 
 
Away from the law, works with romantic associations by composers set the stage for two concerts in the JC Cube. Leclair and Saint-Saëns’ works date from the years of the composers’ marriages. The Piano Quintet by Vaughan Williams is a generous gift to the world from his widow, who rescinded a longstanding embargo on its performance in 1999. In addition, a new work by Call for Scores winner Meilina Tsui and a work chosen to mark the centenary of Astor Piazzolla's birth will also be performed. 
 
Join us and be inspired by the music presented in this truly historic environment!
Concert Program
  • J.-M. Leclair
    Sonata for Two Violins in D, Op. 3, No. 6
  • Beethoven
    Piano Trio in B-flat, Op. 11, “Gassenhauer”
  • Meilina Tsui
    Secret Labyrinth (world première)
  • Saint-Saëns
    Piano Quartet in B-flat, Op. 41
Click here to view the house program
Free events are also available in this concert series. For more information, please refer to the links below. Online registration for all free events is required on a first-come, first-served basis. 
 
20 May 2021 (Thu) | 7:15pm | Central Magistracy, Tai Kwun
Free short concert: click here to register

21 May 2021 (Fri) | 7:15pm & 8:30pm | Central Magistracy, Tai Kwun
Free short concerts: click here to register
 
23 May 2021 (Sun) | 2pm | JC Cube, Tai Kwun 
Free short concert and heritage guided tours: click here to register
 
23 May 2021 (Sun) | 3:30pm | JC Cube, Tai Kwun 
Cello master class by Trey Lee: click here to register

In addition to the above activities concerts, the program also include 3 online master classes (master classes will be conducted in English.) Interested parties can register online via below links.

15 May 2021 (Sat) | 7:30pm
Online Viola Master Class by Joel Hunter: Click here to register.

29 May 2021 (Sat) | 5pm
Online Violin Master Class by Elissa Lee: Click here to register.

26 June 2021 (Sat)  | 5pm

Online Violin Master Class by Elissa Lee: Click here to register.

In light of the latest COVID-19 situation, the events are subject to change. Please stay tuned for the latest updates on the presenter's website; and follow the instructions of the on-site operation staff.
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