Vienna Week in Hong Kong

Introduction

From more than five-thousand miles away the Hong Kong – Vienna Music Festival brings a part of the capital of classical music to Hong Kong. The Vienna Week offers unique opportunity to experience Austrian arts and culture first hand through a multi-faceted programme including a lecture on Austrian classical music, dance and opera workshops as well Hong Kong’s first ever Beethoven Sonata Marathon. Do not miss the chance to be part of this intercultural experience!

Date

19-27/7/2017

Programme

BEETHOVEN FROM DAY TO NIGHT – PIANO SONATA MARATHON
19/8/2017, 10:00am – 22:00pm

Academy Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts

Beethoven’s Sonatas are often known as “The New Testament” of Music. The 32 pieces will be played in a roll non-stop by pianists from both Hong Kong and Vienna.


FROM EMPIRE TO CAPITAL OF MUSIC – PRE-CONCERT TALK
20/8/2017, 19:30am – 20:30pm

Jimmy Chiang, the first Hong Kong born Kapellmeister of the Vienna Boys Choir, will be our honoured guest introducing the historical background of Austrian classical music and its famous masters, highlighting the differences in their composition styles and providing a better understanding of the programme for the upcoming concert of the Vienna Week – The Ultimate Viennese (28-29/8/2017).


THE MAGIC FLUTE – OPERA WORKSHOP

The Magic Flute workshop will guide students through the wonderful world of Mozart. Wirth playfully designed content, certified teachers from the Vienna Boys Choir will bring complex elements and history of the opera closer to children, providing them with a clear understanding of the masterpiece

Target
Primary School Students: 21-25 August 2017, 11:30am-12:30pm
Secondary School Students: 21-25 August 2017, 2:30pm-4:30pm


THE VIENNESE WALTZ – DANCE WORKSHOP
26-27/8/2017, 11:30am – 1:00pm

The Viennese Waltz dates back to the 18th century and is the best way to describe the gallant atmosphere and charm of Vienna. This summer, led by professional ballroom dancer Micaela Schedlbauer you will have the chance to learn Austria’s favourite ballroom dance.

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Do you want to learn and sing with our teachers from Vienna Boys Choir? Or do you want to experience the VBC methodolgy?

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在暑期音樂學院裡,學員們可以學到不同種類的音樂。今天小編要跟大家介紹其中一首在暑期音樂學院裡出現過的曲目:al shlosha。
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“The Vienna Boys Choir’s unique educational model produces students with global perspectives and cross-cultural competence, qualities which are ideal and essential for our future.” said Ms Irene AU at the forum of “Innovation in Education” at University of Hong Kong on Jun 8th.

Educators from different disciplines shared their insight and exchanged ideas on future workforce.

Special thanks to AustroCham for supporting us at the event!
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