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Cho-Liang Lin opens 2016 Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival

January 19, 2016

Cho-Liang Lin opens 2016 Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival

Artistic Director Cho-Liang Lin opens the 2016 Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival on January 20 with a celebration of the gypsy spirit, highlighting works by Dohnányi, Bartók and Brahms.

Subsequent events include Strings by the Harbour on January 22, An Afternoon in Vienna on January 24, a performance by the Emerson Quartet on January 26, and the Festival Finale on January 27.

In addition to his role as artistic director, Lin is featured as a violinist in several programs, performing works by Brahms, Dvorak, Mozart, Bizet, and Arensky. Fellow festival artists include violinists Martin Beaver, Clara-Jumi Kang and Leo Philips; violists Paul Neubauer, Toby Hoffman and Andrew Ling; cellists Gary Hoffman and Clive Greensmith; double bassist DaXun Zhang; pianists Jon Kimura Parker and Zhang Zuo; and the Emerson Quartet. Explore the full roster here.

The festival runs through January 27. View the full program.

Cho-Liang Lin celebrates Mozart with Pacific Symphony concert series

January 06, 2016

Cho-Liang Lin celebrates Mozart with Pacific Symphony concert series

This January, Cho-Liang Lin joins the Pacific Symphony as a guest conductor and soloist for four concerts highlighting the works of Mozart. The evenings of January 7, 8, and 9, Lin conducts and performs Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4, and "Haffner" Symphony. The program also includes Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and Dvorák's Romance in F Minor.

On January 10, Lin leads a matinee concert of Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 4 and "Haffner" Symphony, after which he will conduct a free masterclass in the Samueli Theater.

2016 opens with Pacific Symphony and Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival

December 09, 2015

 2016 opens with Pacific Symphony and Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival

Beginning the new year on the West Coast, Cho-Liang Lin conducts and performs a concert series with the Pacific Symphony. The series runs from January 7 to 10 at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, and highlights the works of Mozart with the Violin Concerto No. 4 and "Haffner" Symphony as well as Wagner's Siegfried Idyll and Dvorák's Romance in F Minor.

From California, Lin resumes his post as the Artistic Director of the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival, leading an ensemble of prominent soloists, chamber musicians, and quartets from around the world. The festival begins January 20 with an opening night celebration and concludes on January 27.

View Lin's full schedule here.