Promote Cross-cultural Collaboration of Music Internationally


Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Stories in Hong Kong: Coast to Court
Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Stories in Weimar: Bauhaus @Hong Kong
Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Stories in Hong Kong: A New Phase
From Hong Kong to Berlin: Hear the Music, Explore the Heritage
“Rise of HK Conductors on World Stage” Series on Leadership & Teamwork in Music 3: Wilson Ng
Speaker: Wilson Ng
Moderator: Trey Lee
“Rise of HK Conductors on World Stage” Series on Leadership & Teamwork in Music 2: Lio Kuokman
Speaker: Lio Kuokman
Moderator: Trey Lee
“Rise of HK Conductors on World Stage” Series on Leadership & Teamwork in Music 1: Elim Chan
Speaker: Elim Chan
Moderator: Trey Lee
“Studying Music Overseas” Educational Talk Series 4: Sarah Wedl-Wilson
Speaker: Sarah Wedl-Wilson
Moderator: Trey Lee
“Studying Music Overseas” Educational Talk Series 3: Roberto Díaz
Speaker: Roberto Díaz
Moderator: Trey Lee
“Studying Music Overseas” Educational Talk Series 2: Trey Lee & David Chan
Speakers: Trey Lee & David Chan
Moderator: Winsome Brown
“Studying Music Overseas” Educational Talk Series 1: Stephen Hough
Speaker: Stephen Hough
Moderator: Trey Lee
Musicus Fest 2019 - Festival Finale: Trey Lee and Noah Bendix-Balgley
Vivaldi: Concerto for Violin and Cello in B-flat, RV 547

Violin: Noah Bendix-Balgley
Cello: Trey Lee
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Musicus Fest 2019 - Festival Finale: Noah Bendix-Balgley and Paloma So
J.S. Bach: Concerto for Two Violins in D minor, BWV 1043

Violins: Noah Bendix-Balgley and Paloma So
Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra
Musicus Fest 2019 - Jockey Club Musicus Heritage Alive Concert: Trey Lee, Brian Choi and Colleen Lee
Beethoven: Piano Trio in B-flat, Op. 11, “Gassenhauer”

Violin: Brian Choi 
Cello: Trey Lee 
Piano: Colleen Lee
Musicus Fest 2019 Trailer
Discover our exciting lineup of Musicus Fest 2019! This year's highlights include the time-honored Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra from Germany, ECHO KLASSIK award-winning pianist Dejan Lazić, First Concertmaster of the Berlin Philharmonic Noah Bendix-Balgley, 14-year-old HK violinist Paloma So, as well as outstanding overseas and local artists led by Artistic Director Trey Lee!
Musicus Inspires! 2018
Let's hear what our alumni have to say about the programs.
Musicus Fest 2018 – Finale Concert: Trondheim Sololists
Edvard Grieg: Holberg Suite, Op. 40

Trondheim Sololists
Young musicians from Musicus Inspires!
Musicus Fest 2018 - Festival Opening: Trey Lee and Eugene Pao
Astor Piazzolla / arr. Trey Lee: Excerpt - Winter/Spring/Autumn from The Four Seasons of Buenos Aires

Cello: Trey Lee
Electric Guitar: Eugene Pao
Trondheim Sololists
Musicus Fest 2018 Trailer
Come join us at Musicus Fest 2018!
Musicus Inspires! 2017
Musicus Inspires! – Why should you apply?
Musicus Fest 2017 - Festival Finale: Trey Lee and Hannah Tam:
Antonio Vivaldi: Violin and Cello Concerto in F, RV 544

Cello solo: Trey Lee
Violin: Hannah Tam
Mantua Chamber Orchestra
Musicus Fest 2017 - Festival Finale: Sophie Klussmann, Mauro Borgioni, Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli and Mantua Chamber Orchestra
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Four arias:

“Vorrei spiegarvi, oh Dio” (I would like to explain to you, oh God), K. 418
“S’altro che lagrime” (If you do nothing for him but shed tears) from La clemenza di Tito, K. 621
“Se vuol ballare, Signor Contino” (If you want to dance) from Le nozze di Figaro, K. 492
“Là ci darem la mano” (Give Me Thy Hand) from Don Giovanni, K. 527

Sopran: Sophie Klussmann
Baritone: Mauro Borgioni
Conductor: Umberto Benedetti Michelangeli
Mantua Chamber Orchestra
Musicus Fest 2017 - Chamber Music Gala: Elina Vähälä, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Alexander Hülshoff and Oliver Triendl
Johannes Brahms: Piano Quintet in F minor, Op. 34

Violins: Elina Vähälä, Wei Ningyi
Viola: Vladimir Mendelssohn
Cello: Alexander Hülshoff
Piano: Oliver Triendl
Musicus Fest 2017 - Festival Opening: Trey Lee and Vladimir Ashkenazy
Franz Joseph Haydn: Cello Concerto No. 2 in D, Hob.VIIb:2

Cello solo: Trey Lee
Conductor: Vladimir Ashkenazy
Mantua Chamber Orchestra
Musicus Fest 2017 trailer
Happy to share this year's festival trailer with you!
Musicus Fest 2016 – Finale Concert: Tapiola Sinfonietta – Beethoven Symphony No. 4
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Conductor: Janne Nisonen

Ludwig van Beethoven: Symphony No. 4 in B-flat, Op. 60
I. Adagio – Allegro vivace
II. Adagio
III. Menuetto: Allegro vivace
IV. Allegro ma non troppo *
* with Ensemble Training participants of Musicus Inspires!
Musicus Fest 2016 – Finale Concert: Louise Kwong and Tapiola Sinfonietta
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: 2 Arias from "Le nozze di Figaro" (The Marriage of Figaro)
"Porgi amor qualche ristoro" and
"E Susanna non vien!… Dovo sono i bei momenti"

Tapiola Sinfonietta
Conductor: Janne Nisonen
Soprano: Louise Kwong
Musicus Fest 2016 – Children's Concert: 'Babar and Friends' (English)
Narrated by Artistic Director Trey Lee with child dancer Erita Chen, performed by the Tapiola Sinfonietta and pianist Cherry Tsang. Babar illustration by Airla Fan.

A refreshing approach to Babar the Little Elephant with original score by Francis Poulenc, Musicus Fest 2016 presents the story with a modern twist of Babar's adventures, and her eventual coronation as QUEEN of the the Elephants…because sometimes little girl elephants can be the heroine, too!  As a special treat, the authentic Santa Claus from Finland flew into town especially for the concert!

Francis Poulenc (orch. David Matthews): L'Histoire de Babar, le petit elephant (The Story of Babar, the little elephant)
English Narrators: Trey Lee, Erita Lee Acham Chen (Child Dancer)
Tapiola Sinfonietta Chamber Ensemble
Conductor: Janne Nisonen
Choreographer (Drama): Jo Chim
Piano: Cherry Tsang
Babar illustration: Airla Fan
Musicus Fest 2016 – Festival Opening: Trey Lee and Tapiola Sinfonietta
Saint-Saëns – Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor, Op. 33
Allegro non troppo – Animato – Allegro molto – Tempo I – Allegretto con moto – Tempo I – Un per moina vite – Più allegro come le premier mouvement – Molto allegro

Trey Lee, cello solo
Pekka Kuusisto, violin/leader
Tapiola Sinfonietta
Musicus Inspires! 2016 Trailer
Musicus Inspires! is an educational program which aims to cultivate students of all social backgrounds who may someday become leaders in the arts themselves. The spirit of Musicus Inspires! and a key ingredient in the development of Hong Kong’s music students, acting as a conduit and facilitator between masters and pupils.

The initiative includes a Next Generation artist scheme that provides training and performance opportunities for emerging young talents with great masters, and a Discovering Music program with School Visits and Behind the Scenes for students to explore the various aspects and opportunities in music.
Musicus Fest 2015 trailer
Musicus Fest is a meeting point for artists from across the world to interact and inspire future generations. Apart from presenting enthralling concerts, the unique Musicus Heritage concert series takes festival artists out into our community – at various locales – while putting the music into context with the cultural significance of its surroundings. Moreover, the launch of Musicus Inspires! has brought to Hong Kong's young musicians what their counterparts elsewhere have long enjoyed: a chance to elevate themselves to a higher level of artistic excellence through meaningful interaction with distinguished artists from different parts of the world.
Ensemble Training – Musicus Inspires! 2015
Selected students will be coached by Musicus Fest artists and the London Chamber Orchestra, and will perform alongside with the LCO in Musicus Fest Finale Concert on 29 November, at Hong Kong City Hall!
Don't miss the opportunity, apply now!
Deadline: 20 September 2015 (Sunday)
Musicus Fest 2014: Highlights
Musicus Fest 2014 concluded on a high note, thank you very much for your support! Musicus Fest 2015 will be held in November. Stay tuned for more details on our website.
Musicus Fest 2014 Opening: Trey Lee & Yuri Bashmet/Moscow Soloists
Boccherini: Cello Concerto in D, G. 479
II. Adagio – cadenza (composed and solo performed by Trey Lee)

Performed by Musicus Fest artists :
Trey Lee, cello solo
Yuri Bashmet, conductor
Moscow Soloists
Musicus Fest 2014: Chamber Music Gala, 26 Nov, Shenzhen
Symphony Hall, Shenzhen Concert Hall
Musicus Fest 2013: Rosenberg, Englund, Mendelssohn, Maintz & Gloucester String Quartet
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

Mendelssohn: Octet in E flat for Strings, Op. 20
Allegro con fuoco ma moderato

Performed by festival artists:
Violin: Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Meri Englund
Viola: Vladimir Mendelssohn
Cello: Jens Peter Maintz
with Gloucester String Quartet

Accomplished young Hong Kong musicians get an exciting chance to collaborate with world renowned artists from Musicus Fest, working as equals in concerts while simultaneously being exposed to their vast knowledge and experience.

Young musicians appearing in this program are nominated by their universities or professional schools.
Musicus Fest 2013: Latica Honda-Rosenberg, Vladimir Mendelssohn, Jens Peter Maintz & Rachel Cheung
Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

Schumann: Piano Quartet in E flat, Op. 47
Presto and Finale: Vivace

Performed by festival artists:
Violin: Latica Honda-Rosenberg
Viola: Vladimir Mendelssohn
Cello: Jens Peter Maintz
Piano: Rachel Cheung