Harpsichord Recital by Kenneth YEUNG

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Tsang Shiu Tim Art Hall

Immerse yourself in an enchanting solo concert by Kenneth YEUNG, featuring the elegance and grandeur of French Baroque music for the harpsichord.

This program showcases a great diversity of genres from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, reflecting the rich musical landscape of the reigns of Louis XIII, Louis XIV, and Louis XV. Experience the captivating melodies and the refined charm of French clavecin music as they transport you to a world of opulence and courtly sophistication.


Harpsichord Recital by Kenneth YEUNG

Time: 7:30 PM

Registration: HERE




Join us for a special Pre-Concert Talk :

De-Mystifying the Harpsichord: Modern Misconceptions and Re-Appreciation of the Bygone Epoch  

before Kenneth YEUNG's harpsichord recital!


Details & Registration: HERE

Time: 3:30 PM




Les grâces et la magnificence françaises


Jacques Champion de Chambonnières (1601/2-1672)

              Pavanne L'entretien des Dieux, from Pièces de Clavessin, Livre 1 (1670)

              Chaconne in F major, from Bauyn Manuscript, F-Pn Rés. Vm7 674-675


Louis Couperin (1626-1661)

               Suite in C major

                              Prélude non mesuré





From Bauyn Manuscript, F-Pn Rés. Vm7 674-675


Jean-Henri d’Anglebert (1629-1691)

               Prélude non mesuré in G major

               Ouverture de Cadmus (Transcription from Jean-Baptiste Lully)

               Tombeau de Chambonnières

               Passacaille d’Armide (Transcription from Jean-Baptiste Lully)

From Pièces de clavecin (1689)




François Couperin (1668-1733)

               Prélude no. 6 in b minor from L'Art de Toucher le Clavecin (1716)

               Passacaille from Ordre No. 8 in b minor, Pièces de Clavecin, Livre 2 (1717)



Jean-Philippe Rameau (1683-1764)

               La Poule


From Suite in G major/ g minor, Nouvelles Suites de Pièces de Clavecin (1727)


Antoine Forqueray (1672-1745) & Jean-Baptiste Forqueray (1699-1782)

             La Rameau

            La Sylvia

From Suite No. 5 in c minor, Pièces de Clavecin (1747)


Jacques Duphly (1715-1789)

               Les Grâces


From Pièces de Clavecin, Livre 3 (1756)




Dr. YEUNG Ki Fung (Kenneth)

DM (Bloomington, Indiana); MM (Oberlin); BA (CUHK); LMusTCL; DipABRSM; ATCL

Born in Hong Kong, Dr. Ki Fung (Kenneth) Yeung is a versatile performer of historical keyboards (harpsichord, fortepiano, clavichord) and strings, scholar and director. A harpsichord laureate of the 31st International Competition of Early Music Yamanashi (Kohu, Japan), Dr. Yeung is also a recipient of major scholarships.

As an avid performer, Dr. Yeung gives solo, chamber and improvisational performances worldwide, including the United States, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, Hong Kong and Macau. He has been invited to give recitals, lectures and presentations for conferences and festivals; moreover, he worked and performed with John Butt, Elizabeth Blumenstock, Bojan Čičić, Bruce Dickey, Jeffrey Thomas, Matthias Maute, etc. As a scholar, his current research explores musical directing practices from 1500 to 1800 and pedagogy in historical improvisation.

Currently, Dr. Yeung works as a part-time harpsichord instructor in The Chinese University of Hong Kong.




  • Free admission with registration.
  • For HKUST members, Friends of HKUST, and invited guests only.
  • Online registration is required; each registration admits one person regardless of age.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the show time.
  • Age Limit: Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.
  • The organizer reserves the right in its sole discretion to make changes to the event program without prior notice.
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