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Hong Kong Sinfonietta: Matthias Rácz Plays Mozart Bassoon Concerto

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Hong Kong City Hall: Concert Hall5 Edinburgh Place Central, Hong Kong, China
On Saturday 20 August 2016 at 20:00
Matthias RáczBassoon
Ken LamConductor
Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Currently Principal Bassoon of the Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich and Lucerne Festival Orchestra, Matthias Rácz performs regularly as soloist at many important music festivals worldwide and has received critical acclaim for his outstanding playing. 

In his Hong Kong début, Rácz will perform Mozart’s Bassoon Concerto in B-flat under the baton of conductor Ken Lam, who is currently Music Director of the Charleston Symphony Orchestra. The programme also features Messiaen’s Les Offrandes Oubliées (The Forgotten Offerings) and Beethoven’s Symphony No 3 in E-flat, “Eroica”.

Matthias Rácz (Bassoon)

  • Principal Bassoon, Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich and Lucerne Festival Orchestra

  • Winner, ARD International Music Competition 2002

  • Winner, Prague Spring International Music Competition 2002

“The rhythmic clarity and diverse tone colours of his playing drew out such an expressive scenic picture that is undreamed of.” Berliner Zeitung


Ken Lam (Conductor)

  • Music Director, Charleston Symphony Orchestra

  • Resident Conductor, Brevard Music Center

  • Conductor Laureate, Baltimore Symphony Youth Orchestras

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