Hong Kong Voices 香港和聲

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Hong Kong Voices   香港和聲

Our philosophy 我們的理念 
Verum gaudium res severa est.
"True pleasure is a serious business.”
真正的喜悅,是一件嚴肅的事 
( Seneca, Roman philosopher 羅馬哲學家塞內卡  c. 4 BC – AD 65)

At Hong Kong Voices we take music-making seriously and strive to achieve artistic excellence, bringing forth music experience that transcends the boundaries and limits of everyday lives. 
香港和聲對合唱的態度嚴謹認真—我們致力提升藝術水平,為大家帶來超然於日常生活界限的音樂體驗。

How to buy tickets 購票指南
1) hkvoices.tictail.com Free online shop powered by tictail accepting all major credit cards with bank level security. Tickets in pdf format will be sent to your email within 48 hours after successful transaction. 
【安坐家中,預先購票】我們使用免費網上電子商務平台tictail,提供安全加密的網上購物服務;門票(pdf檔案)將於交易完成48小時內以電郵送出
2) At the door: Tickets are available 1 hour before the concert starts (cash only) 
現場:門票於開場前1小時於音樂廳門外發售,請備現金。

About us 
Hong Kong Voices is a chamber choir established in 2000. Aspired to bring choral music closer to the Hong Kong people, we cultivate the ability of music appreciation among our singers, and offer our audience an artistic experience that both delights and inspires.

Our repertoire spans from the Renaissance to the modern era, including many acclaimed Baroque and Classical choral works, most recently Bach’s St John’s Passion and Mozart’s Vesperae Solennes de Confessore.  We often introduce some lesser-known choral masterpieces to the audience, most notably we gave the Hong Kong premiere of Schoenberg’s Friede auf Erden in 2005. We also infuse our programme with works by Asian and Hong Kong contemporaries as a tribute to our unique cultural heritage, including commissioned works Ten Years (2007) and Carmina Burana (2015) by George Lam, a Hong Kong born composer now residing in New York.

We have collaborated with many leading local artists such as pianist Stephen Wong, soprano Yuki Ip and counter-tenor Ray Chan, as well as many young and rising musicians and vocalists. We perform regularly with our professional instrumental partners, and had joined the Hong Kong Sinfonietta in performances of Haydn’s Little Organ Mass and Fauré’s Requiem.

We believe that music lives beyond the concert hall, hence we collaborate with Claying’s Studio (http://www.claying.net/studio/hkv.html) which has captured all our live concerts since 2010. We also appeared in multimedia productions such as Samson Young’s music theatreElectric Requiem – God Save the Queen (2009, recorded live in DVD).

Ken Lam, currently Music Director of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra, has been our Artistic Director since 2001. Grace Chiang, renowned Hong Kong choral conductor and soprano, is appointed as Principal Conductor of the choir in 2015.

關於我們
香港和聲是一隊成立於2000年的室樂合唱團,冀望將合唱音樂帶到更多香港人的生活當中。我們致力提升藝術水平,培育團員的音樂鑑賞能力,為觀眾帶來愉悅而富啟發性的藝術體驗。

香港和聲的演唱曲目不乏古今中外的合唱作品,包括巴洛克及古典時期名作,如近期演出的巴赫《聖約翰受難曲》及莫扎特《證聖者莊嚴晚禱》等。我們不時挑選較冷門的合唱經典曲目,2005年為荀伯克的《地上平安》作香港首演。本團亦非常重視香港獨有文化傳承,定期演唱亞洲及香港當代作曲家作品,亦委約美籍華裔作曲家林子鈞創作合唱樂曲《十年》(2007)及《布蘭詩歌》(2015),以粵語演唱新詩及宋詞並作世界首演。

香港和聲過去曾與多位本地知名音樂家合作,例如鋼琴家黃偉榮、女高音葉葆菁、高男高音陳思光,以及多位年輕新晉樂手及聲樂家等;又定期與我們的專業樂團夥伴演出,也曾參與香港小交響樂團的海頓《小管風琴彌撒》及佛瑞《安魂曲》的演出。

我們相信音樂的生命不局限於演奏廳內,因此我們與Claying’s Studio合作,由2010年開始為我們的音樂會作現場錄音;此外亦參與多媒體製作,,如楊嘉輝的《電子安魂曲:皇后萬歲》(2009,現場演出收錄於DVD)。

林敬基自2001年起出任香港和聲的藝術總監,現任美國查爾斯頓交響樂團的音樂總監。蔣頌恩,香港著名合唱指揮及女高音,於2015年獲委任為首席指揮。

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