When : 17th June (Monday)
Lusitano, 27th F,
Ice House St, Central
Time : 6:45pm Reception
Concert only: $360 (Includes one drink)
Concert and Dinner : $630
(Portuguese dinner & unlimited drinks)
(For catering purposes, payment is required)
RSVP : Christine 9464 1941
make payment to Christine N Arts Ltd, 1801 Chinachem Hollywood Building, 1 Hollywood Road, Central or direct credit to DBS Bank (HK) Ltd 78-316-7344 or from www.ticketingover.com
Born in Moscow, Russia, critically
acclaimed violinist Igor Yuzefovich was recently appointed Concertmaster of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, having previously served as the Assistant Concertmaster of the Baltimore Symphony and Concertmaster of the Lancaster Symphony
Mr. Yuzefovich began his violin studies at the age of 5, and was soon accepted into the Gnessin Music School where he studied with Irina Svetlova. Since 1991, Mr. Yuzefovich
has resided in the United States, and continued his studies with Jody Gatwood, Leri Slutsky and Victor Danchenko, earning degrees from the Peabody Conservatory of Music.
A winner of numerous competitions,
Mr. Yuzefovich has performed in countries across the globe. His concerts have taken him from Carnegie Hall in New York to the Cairo Opera House in Egypt to the concert halls of the Far East and the Southern Hemisphere.
As an active chamber musician, Igor Yuzefovich co-founded the Monument Piano Trio in 2004, which debuted to critical acclaim in Baltimore, Maryland and has since captivated audiences across the United States. In November of 2011 the Trio released
their debut recording, featuring trios by Brahms, Shostakovich and Schoenfield. In addition to a busy schedule with the HKPO and the Trio, Mr. Yuzefovich leads numerous master classes and is in high demand as guest concertmaster.
Richard Bamping has held the title of Principal Cellist of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra since 1993. His many solo appearances with the Philharmonic
have been greeted with critical acclaim.
He has had a very broad musical education studying cello with Elizabeth Wilson, Raphael Wallfisch, Amedeo Baldovino, Ralph Kirschbaum, Paul Tortelier, David Geringas, Aldo Parisot, Janos Starker, Timothy Hugh and Steven
Isserlis. In the field of chamber music, he has studied with the Amadeus, Alban Berg, Delme, Takacs and Allegri String Quartets, and with David Takeno, Eli Goren, Emmanuel Hurwitz, Gyorgy Kurtag, and Peter Norris. As a freelance cellist based in London,
Richard Bamping played in many chamber music ensembles performing across the United Kingdom, Europe and the U.S.A. He has also performed with many of the leading orchestras in Europe including the Philharmonia, the Royal Philharmonic and the European Community
Chamber Orchestras, and served for four years as Principal 'Cellist with the London Soloists' Chamber Orchestra. In 1990, Leonard Bernstein chose Richard Bamping to play Principal Cello for the first Pacific Music Festival in Japan, where he also worked closely
with Michael Tilson Thomas and Marin Alsop.
Over the past three years, Richard has completed several tours of China, and Taiwan under the baton of the composer Tan Dun performing his “Map” concerto and the “Crouching Tiger” concerto
to great critical acclaim.
Richard's ‘cello, dated 1674, was made in Cremona by Andrea Guarneri and is one of only 8 surviving examples of.