Debussy & Friends, Piano Recital by François Chaplin on Saturday 28th 2012
Taking the opportunity at Le French May, François Chaplin celebrates the 150th anniversary of Claude Debussy (1862-1918) with a new combination of works for two pianos to pay tribute to the master of impressionist music, by giving a recital of Debussy’s rarest pieces and the works by the composers who have influenced the work of Debussy such as Mozart, Chopin and Fauré.
François Chaplin is one of the most original and passionate of all the French pianists. His sumptuous sound, great expressiveness and feeling, musical intelligence and sense as an artist, enable him to understand and bring out the personality of Mozart, dark moods of Brahms and playfulness of Schumann as well as brightness of Debussy. His recording of the complete works for piano in 2007 has been unanimously acclaimed by critics in France and abroad, marking a record in the whole world.
Running time: Approx. 120 minutes (with 15 minutes intermission)
Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students, Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients and Alliance Française card holders (Limited tickets for full-time students and Alliance Française card holders available on a first-come-first-served basis).
10% discount for every purchase of 4-9 standard tickets;
15% for 10-19 standard tickets; 20% for 20 or more standard tickets.
Audiences are strongly advised to arrive punctually. No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.
Audiences of age 6 or above are welcome.
Venue: Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts, Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre
Date: 28 Apr (Sat)
Tickets: $380, $280, $180
Tickets are available at all HK Ticketing outlets
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