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Musicus Fest 2019 Opens This Thursday with Program Updates

11.19.2019
An annual extravaganza for cross-cultural collaborations, Musicus Fest 2019 opens this Thursday on 21 November with three exciting concerts featuring overseas and Hong Kong artists. Under the artistic direction of world-renowned cellist Trey Lee, this year’s artist line-up includes the renowned Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Philharmonic First Concertmaster Noah Bendix-Balgley and young Hong Kong violin star Paloma So.
 
Due to unforeseen circumstances, there has been changes with the three concerts:

Festival Opening (21.11) | Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall | 8pm

Mozart
Divertimento in F, K. 138
Haydn
Cello Concerto No. 1 in C, Hob. Vllb:1 
Mozart
Eine kleine Nachtmusik in G, K. 525
Liszt
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (version for strings)
         
Updates: The program has been updated as above. Pianist Dejan Lazić will not perform in this concert. Duration of the concert is approximately 70 minutes, without intermission.



Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Alive Concert (22.11) | Miller Theater, Asia Society HK Center | 6pm

Beethoven
Piano Trio in B-flat, Op.11, “Gassenhauer” 
Reinecke
Flute Sonata, Op. 167, “Undine”
Mendelssohn
Piano Sextet in D, Op. 110

Updates: The program has been updated as above. Pianist Dejan Lazić, violinist Zen Hu and cellist Alexander Hülshoff will be replaced by Colleen Lee, Brian Choi and Letty Poon respectively. Duration of the concert is approximately 80 minutes, without intermission.



Festival Finale (24.11) | Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall | 11am

bACH
Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043
Vivaldi
Concerto for Violin and Cello in B-flat, RV 547
Schubert
Symphony No. 5 in B-flat, D. 485
Mendelssohn
String Symphony No. 13 in C minor, “Sinfoniesatz”
          
Updates: The performance has been moved from 3pm to 11am on the same day. Duration of the concert is approximately 70 minutes, without intermission.



Tickets for City Hall concerts are now available at URBTIX (www.urbtix.hk), while those for the Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Alive Concert are available at Cityline (www.cityline.com). The Children’s Concert scheduled on 23 November will be postponed. For enquiries, please contact Musicus Society via email (enquiries@musicussociety.org) or by phone (5721 2291). The Society will release further updates on our official website www.musicussociety.org and Facebook page.