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The concert will be postponed. We look forward to continuing the concert series once we are allowed to welcome guests again in our concert room.
Date and time:  
Friday, 23 October 2020 | 7:30pm (Postponed)
Venue: 1/F Fung Ping Shan Building, University Museum and Art Gallery, The University of Hong Kong, 90 Bonham Road, Pokfulam 
Cost: Free admission. Limited seats. First come, first served. Registration details will be announced soon. 
Co-presented by Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Goethe-Institut Hong Kong, University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU and Department of Music, HKU


William Lane/ Artistic Director, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble

Giorgio Biancorosso/ Professor (Music) & Director, Society of Fellows in the Humanities, The University of Hong Kong

Goethe-Institut Hongkong in partnership with Hong Kong New Music Ensemble and The University of Hong Kong to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Beethoven's birth in 1770. Three concerts in October/ November.

The Hong Kong New Music Ensemble wishes to celebrate Beethoven in 2020 by exploring the dimensions of the miniature, the embryonic and the intangible: three short programs feature transcriptions, rarities by the great German master, and works that bear traces of his influence (ranging from Liszt to the The Beatles). The series culminates with the exploration of Beethoven’s compositional sketches and drafts treated as raw material for new music.

All concerts will be followed by an informal Q & A discussion with performers and curators.

In Dialogue with Beethoven 2020 concert no. 2: THE UNKNOWN

Rarely performed chamber music works by the youthful Beethoven, interspersed with complementary miniatures by two of the Ensemble's favourite composers from Hong Kong.


Stephen Yip: Renga in Kigo for viola and cello (2019)

Beethoven: Duo for viola and cello with two obbligato eyeglasses Wo0 32 (1796-7)

Angus Lee: Fragment of 23 Measures from Wo0 32 (2020)

Beethoven: Serenade for flute, violin and viola in D major, Op. 25 (1795-96)


Angus Lee, flute

Patrick Yim, violin

William Lane, viola

Chor Kai Hei, cello

**Please reserve your space 3 working days prior to the concert. No walk-in is accepted. ID (HKID/Passport) matching registered name is required for entry.**


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