Cosmopolis Festival - Hong Kong Philharmonic: A Chamber Orchestra Concert

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Hall, Shaw Auditorium

The pride of the city, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, returns to HKUST in a chamber orchestra line-up under the baton of conductor Peter Biloen (Netherlands). The concert showcases the power and diversity of colors that the ensemble is capable of projecting, with repertoire ranging from early Romanticism to the present day. The program includes the Asian premiere of a new work by Augusta Read Thomas, and world premiere by HKUST’s Composer-in-Residence, Ilari Kaila.



  • Richard Wagner (1813–1883):  Siegfried Idyll
  • Augusta Read Thomas (b. 1964): Dance Mobile (Asian premiere)
  • Ilari Kaila (b. 1978)Veden väki (world premiere)

  • Arthur Honegger (1892–1952): Pastorale d'été

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Peter Biloen, conductor



Anders Hui, violin
Zhao Yingna, violin
Li Jiali, viola
Richard Bamping, cello
George Lomdaridze, double bass
Megan Sterling, flute
Michael Wilson, oboe
Wang Yu-Po, oboe/English horn
Andrew Simon, clarinet
John Schertle, clarinet
Benjamin Moermond, bassoon
Lin Jiang, horn
Russell Bonifede, horn
Christopher Moyse, trumpet
Jarod Vermette, trombone
Aziz D. Barnard Luce, percussion
Samuel Chan, percussion
Linda Yim, piano

Event Format
Speakers / Performers:
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Shaw Auditorium Unit
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