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HKAPA Presents Academy Cello Festival 2023

28 Jun 2023
Academy Cello Festival 2023

The Strings Department of the School of Music of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts will present the Academy Cello Festival 2023 at the Academy Concert Hall from July 22 to 28. Students from the Strings Department will perform a series of concerts featuring both new and beloved cello pieces, alongside renowned alumni and faculty members, bringing stunning performances to the audience this summer.


Professor Ray Wang, Head of Strings and Head of Junior Music Department, is greatly looking forward to the Festival, saying, “Academy Cello Festival returns for its second season. We hope the music will bring you the sensation together with how the cello sound can instil in the minds of many. Come and join us to share the magical experience and enjoy a joyous time through the Festival.”


Academy Cello Festival 2023

The concert is suitable for audience aged 6 or above. The presenter reserves the right to change programme and artists.

July 22: Opening Concert: Zhu Lin Recital 

July 23: Junior Music Programme Showcase 

July 25: Concerto Night 

July 26: Ensemble Delight Concert 

July 28: Gala Closing Concert

Date/Time: July 22, 25, 26, 28, 2023 | 7:00 pm

                  July 23, 2023 | 3:30 pm

Venue: Academy Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Ticket Price: $50 - 105

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The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts ( 

The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), established by The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Ordinance in 1984, is a leading tertiary institution in the performing arts in Asia. It provides professional undergraduate education and practice-based postgraduate studies. The study encompasses Chinese Opera, Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, and Theatre and Entertainment Arts. Its educational philosophy reflects the cultural diversity of Hong Kong with emphasis on Chinese and Western traditions, and interdisciplinary learning. 


Since 2008, the Academy has attained the Programme Area Accreditation (PAA) status awarded by the Hong Kong Council for Accreditation of Academic and Vocational Qualifications (HKCAAVQ) to self-monitor and accredit its own Undergraduate and Post-secondary programmes in the five programme areas of Dance, Drama, Film and Television, Music, and Theatre and Entertainment Arts. Since 2016, the PAA status has been extended to cover Master’s Degree programmes and below. The programmes operated by the School of Chinese Opera are accredited by HKCAAVQ for recognition under the Hong Kong Qualifications Framework. 


Besides the main campus in Wanchai, Béthanie, the site of the Academy’s Landmark Heritage Campus in Pokfulam, has housed training facilities for the School of Film and Television since 2006. 


In the QS World University Rankings announced in 2023, the Academy is ranked 1st in Asia and 13th in the world in the Performing Arts category.