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Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Stories Concerts at Tai Kwun

  • Date & Time
    12-13 Nov 2022 (Sat-Sun)
  • Venue
    JC Cube, Tai Kwun
  • Ticket Price
    $250 for Concert at JC Cube on 12 November 2022 (Sat) at 7:30pm

    50% off: Senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and their minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients. Available on a first-come-first-served basis.

    Group Booking Discount for Each Concert: For each purchase of standard tickets, 10% off for 10 tickets or more.

    Musicus Fest Package Discount(Excluding JCMHS Concerts at Tao Fong Shan and Musicus Fest 2022 – Up Close with Musicus Soloists Hong Kong):
    - For each purchase of Musicus Fest 2022 concerts, 10% off for any 2 concerts.
    - For each purchase of Musicus Fest 2022 concerts, 15% off for any 3 concerts.
    - For each purchase of Musicus Fest 2022 concerts, 20% off for any 4 concerts.
  • For ages 6 and above.

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Karey Ho
Hong Kong
Cello
A reflection on the perseverance behind great music

Updates: Cellist Trey Lee, scheduled to perform on 12 and 13 Nov at the Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Stories concerts in Tai Kwun, will be replaced by Jia Nan and Karey Ho, respectively. Programs and other artists remain unchanged.

Patience and perseverance have been vital in giving people throughout history the fortitude to overcome adversity.

Trey Lee brings together an outstanding group of musicians for this Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Stories series of concerts in the historic surroundings of Tai Kwun, the former Victoria Prison. The theme of the series is “Perseverance”, and features music by a number of great composers who each battled hardship during their lives––Arensky and his addictions to alcohol; Messiaen, who was interned in a prison camp in the Second World War; Schubert and Schumann, who grappled with mental and physical illnesses; and Dohnányi, who went to great lengths to save Jewish musicians during the Holocaust.

Alongside these musical stories from the past will be the premiere of Musicus’ Call for Scores winner Eason Chan’s new composition, which charts the history of Tai Kwun’s prison chapel in various incarnations. The piece showcases the historical setting of Tai Kwun, bringing the former prison to life and serves as a fitting metaphor for Hong Kong’s spirit of perseverance.

Join us at Tai Kwun and immerse yourself in some unforgettable musical stories of the past and present.

Click here to view the house program.
12.11.2022 (Sat) | $250
Duration of the concert is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes, including an intermission.
  • 7:30pm
    Schubert: Rondo in A Major, D.951 (for four hands)
    Messiaen: Quartet for the End of Time, 8th movement, Louange a l'Immortalite de Jesus, duet for violin & piano
    Schumann: Märchenbilder, Op.113
    Dohnányi: Piano Quintet, Op.1

    Violins: Fan Hiu-sing, Francis Chik
    Viola: Aurélie Entringer, Lee Yat
    Cello: Jia Nan
    Piano: Colleen Lee, Cheong Hoi-leong
13.11.2022 (SUN) | Free
Duration of each program is approximately 25 minutes, without intermission.
  • 2:30pm
    Arensky: Piano Quintet in D Major, Op.51

    Violins: Fan Hiu-sing, Francis Chik
    Viola: Aurélie Entringer
    Cello: Karey Ho*
    Piano: Colleen Lee
  • 4:30pm
    Eason Chan: New Work (world première)

    Violins: Fan Hiu-sing, Francis Chik
    Viola: Aurélie Entringer
    Cello: Karey Ho*
    Sheng: Loo Sze-wang
    Piano: Colleen Lee

    *With kind permission from Hong Kong Sinfonietta
Short concerts held on 13 Nov are now open for free registration at POPTICKET website. Free post-concert Heritage Guided Tours (in Cantonese) are available for your selection when you book. Limited seats available on a first-come-first-served basis. Advance registration is required.

Participants must follow the anti-pandemic measures and arrangements by the Organiser. The arrangement of activity is possible to be changed in light of COVID-19 and government measures. Please stay tuned with official page for latest notice.
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