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Pavane Op. 50 Gabriel Faure (1845 – 1924)
The Pavane is a composition by the French composer Gabriel Fauré, written in 1887. Obtaining its rhythm from the slow processional Spanish court dance of the same name, the Pavane ebbs and flows from a series of harmonic and melodic climaxes, somewhat haunting, Belle Époque elegance.
Romanza Andaluza Op. 22 Pablo de Sarasate (1844 – 1908)
Spanish violinist-composer Pablo de Sarasate's eight Spanish Dances for violin and piano. The Romanza andaluza is a generally relaxed, warm-souled rhapsody in several sections and with many stylishly folk-like melodies and a few brief outbursts of virtuoso display,
Voi che sapete Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 – 1791)
'VOi che sapete" is a very popular aria from Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro (The Marriage of Figaro). Cherubino is characterized as a young adolescent who is in love with every woman he meets, and because his voice is yet unbroken, is always played by a female singer.
Domine Deus Antonio Vivaldi (1678 – 1741)
Antonio Vivaldi wrote several settings of the Gloria. RV 589 is the most familiar and popular piece of sacred music.
Romanze Op. 26 Johan Svendsen (1840 – 1911)
Johan Severin Svendsen was a Norwegian composer, conductor and violinist. Svendsen's output includes two symphonies, a violin concerto, and the Romance for violin, as well as a number of Norwegian Rhapsodies for orchestra.
Libertango Astor Piazzolla (1921 – 1992)
Libertango is a composition by tango composer Ástor Piazzolla, published in 1974. The title is a portmanteau merging "Libertad" (Spanish for liberty) and "Tango", symbolizing Piazzolla's break from Classical Tango to Tango Nuevo.

Tonight's Artistes

Sing & Play Chamber Music

We are professional musicians, the repertoire spans baroque, classical, romantic and new music.

Gloria Ho Violin

Gloria was born into a musical family . Six years old began studied the violin, nine years old was a junior student at the HONG KONG ACADEMY FOR PERFORMING ARTS - School of Music, where she has awarded a half of the scholarships each year until graduated. She studied with famous violinist TAKAKO NISHIZAKI, and professors as WEN XUN CHEN

and CHU TUNG LO. She also was the leader of Academy Junior Orchestra.

I Chun Hsueh Piano

Taiwanese pianist She is currently studying at the Music school. recently received a diploma in piano performance from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of music.

Terrie Dai Soprano

Terrie Dai was born in China. Studied the harp from the early age. She graduated at the Drama school. Where she studied vocal and performing art. Terrie appeared in many concerts and opera performances including: “Macbath”,“Dido and Aeneas”,“Cosi Fan Tutte”,“La Boheme”, “Carmen”,“La Traviatar”,“Die Lustige Witwe”,“Barbiere de Siviglia”etc

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