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30
Apr

Academy Concert Band Concert - Fung Ka-hing (Conductor)


Date:30 Apr (Tue)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

03
Apr

Academy Piano Festival - Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics (3 April 2024)

Following the success of last year’s Rachmaninoff Piano Festival, this year we are presenting ‘Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics’ Piano Festival from 29 March to 3 April. Program includes sonatas by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt and Prokofiev performed by our distinguished staff, alumni and students.
 
3.4.2024 programme and performers: Prokofiev Sonata No.4 in C minor, Op.29 - Amy Sze; Prokofiev Sonata No.9 in C major, Op.103 - Kwok Pak Yu; Chopin Sonata No.3 in B minor, Op.58 - Tao Chang
        

Date:03 Apr (Wed)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

02
Apr

Academy Piano Festival - Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics (2 April 2024)

Following the success of last year’s Rachmaninoff Piano Festival, this year we are presenting ‘Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics’ Piano Festival from 29 March to 3 April. Program includes sonatas by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt and Prokofiev performed by our distinguished staff, alumni and students.
 
2.4.2024 programme and performers: Prokofiev Sonata No.1 in F minor, Op.1 - Titus Ng; Schubert Sonata in B-flat major, D.960 - Nancy Loo; Prokofiev Sonata No.6 in A major, Op.82 - Rachel Cheung

Date:02 Apr (Tue)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

01
Apr

Academy Piano Festival - Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics (1 April 2024)

Following the success of last year’s Rachmaninoff Piano Festival, this year we are presenting ‘Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics’ Piano Festival from 29 March to 3 April. Program includes sonatas by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt and Prokofiev performed by our distinguished staff, alumni and students.
 
1.4.2024 programme and performers: Brahms Sonata No.2 in F-sharp minor, Op.2 - Wong Wai Yin; Prokofiev Sonata No.7 in B-flat major, Op.83 - Alex Wun; Liszt Sonata in B minor, S.178 - KaJeng Wong

Date:01 Apr (Mon)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

31
Mar

Academy Piano Festival - Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics (31 March 2024)

Following the success of last year’s Rachmaninoff Piano Festival, this year we are presenting ‘Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics’ Piano Festival from 29 March to 3 April. Program includes sonatas by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt and Prokofiev performed by our distinguished staff, alumni and students.
 
31.3.2024 programme and performers: Brahms Sonata No.3 in F minor, Op.5 - Karl Lo; Prokofiev Sonata No.3 in A minor, Op.28 - Mary Wu; Chopin Sonata No.2 in B-flat minor, Op.35 - Hui Ling

Date:31 Mar (Sun)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

30
Mar

Academy Piano Festival - Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics (30 March 2024)

Following the success of last year’s Rachmaninoff Piano Festival, this year we are presenting ‘Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics’ Piano Festival from 29 March to 3 April. Program includes sonatas by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt and Prokofiev performed by our distinguished staff, alumni and students.
 
30.3.2024 programme and performers: Brahms Sonata No.1 in C major, Op.1 - Charles Tam; Prokofiev Sonata No.5 in C major, Op.38/135 - Julie Kuok; Schumann Sonata No.1 in F-sharp minor, Op.11 - Wong Sze Yuen 

Date:30 Mar (Sat)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

29
Mar

Academy Piano Festival - Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics (29 March 2024)

Following the success of last year’s Rachmaninoff Piano Festival, this year we are presenting ‘Prokofiev Meets the Great Romantics’ Piano Festival from 29 March to 3 April. Program includes sonatas by Schubert, Chopin, Schumann, Brahms, Liszt and Prokofiev performed by our distinguished staff, alumni and students.
 
29.3.2024 programme and performers: Prokofiev Sonata No.2 in D minor, Op.14 - John Lee;  Prokofiev Sonata No.8 in B-flat major, Op.84 - Lau Shing Ho; Schumann Sonata No.2 in G minor, Op.22 - Colleen Lee

Date:29 Mar (Fri)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

26
Mar
30
Mar

Academy Opera: The Merry Widow

Date:26 Mar (Tue) - 30 Mar (Sat)

Venue:Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre

03
Mar

HKAPA Open Day 2024

The Academy will present its annual Open Day on Sunday March 3 this year, filled with over a hundred free performing arts events prepared by students and faculty from six Schools on the Wanchai Main Campus and the Béthanie Landmark Heritage Campus in Pokfulam of the Academy. Some activities will make use of artificial intelligence (AI) and art technology, providing visitors with an immensely joyful and unique experience. 
 
A wide array of performing arts activities includes a performance by Junior Symphony Orchestra, concerts of Chinese and Western music, excerpt performances of musicals, drama, Cantonese opera, Dance open classes, film and television screenings, as well as guided tours for immersive performing arts activities. Furthermore, visitors can even go to backstage to discover the secrets behind the scenes, including stage design, props and costumes making, as well as stage effects exhibitions, indulging themselves in the world of performing arts on the day. The “On Stage @HKAPA Digital” of the Academy Library also allows visitors to step onto different stages as the character of the Academy productions virtually and take a digital photo. The Academy heartily welcomes everyone to embark on an amazing journey exploring the integration of AI and art technology in performing arts. 
 
Free admission, no registration required. 
 
Opening hours: 
Wanchai Main Campus: 10 am – 5 pm 
Béthanie Landmark Heritage Campus: 1 pm – 5 pm* 
*Free shuttle bus services between the Wanchai Main Campus and the Béthanie Landmark Heritage Campus in Pokfulam will be provided on a first-come-first-served basis 
 
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Date:03 Mar (Sun)

Venue:Academy Atrium

21
Feb

Joint Concert by Vocal Departments of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Singapore

Date:21 Feb (Wed)

Venue:Academy Concert Hall

04
Mar
(Mon)
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Academy Chinese Orchestra Open Class - Sun Peng (Guest Resident Conductor of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra)

Sun Peng
Guest Resident Conductor of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Sun Peng is a Ph.D candidate and Associate Professor in Conducting at the Shenyang Conservatory of Music, appointed under the Talent Introduction Scheme, currently serving as Deputy Head of Ethnic Instrumental Music; Director of the Centre for Teaching and Research in Composition, Arrangement and Chamber  Music; Director of the Centre for Teaching and Research (Conducting) in the Department of Composition; and Principal Conductor of the Northern Traditional Orchestra of the Conservatory and the Wuxi Chinese Orchestra. Previously, Sun was the first Resident Conductor of the Macao Chinese Orchestra (2016 – 2019), the first Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Chinese orchestra of the Shanxi Song and Dance Troupe (2012 – 2014) and the first Guest Assistant Conductor of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (2011).
 
Sun was exposed to music at an early age and successively trained under Professor Sun You and Professor Wen Jialiang. Initiated by Professor Yu Hongxia in conducting, Sun received postgraduate training in Chinese Conducting under Professor Yan Huichang, an educator and also the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor for Life of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, and graduated with flying colors. In 2019, he was a government-funded Visiting Scholar at the Department of Symphony and Opera Conducting of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory where his supervisor was Professor Stanislav Dyachenko. He completed his attachment with flying colours.
 
Sun Peng has worked with numerous orchestras, virtuosi and composers both in China and overseas, conducting hundreds of concerts in recent years. In 2011, at the first International Conducting Competition for Chinese Music held by HKCO, Sun Peng was placed first among 55 contestants and received the Prize for ‘Best Interpretation of Works of Hong Kong’. Sun successively conducted the HKCO concert ‘Champions in Concert’ in 2013, ‘Have Dizi, Will Travel’ in 2015 and ‘White Mountains, Black Waters – The Rustic Landscape of Northeastern China’ in 2019 – the first concert with the theme of Northeast China in the history of HKCO.
 
His other achievements include Gold prize at the 2012 Festival of Traditional Music for Liaoning Arts Colleges, 8 gold and 2 silver awards for his leadership of the Shenyang Conservatory of Music Northern Folk Orchestra, and a Gold prize at a national arts competition for university students. 

Date: 04 Mar (Mon)

Venue: Academy Concert Hall

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