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Hong Kong Bach Festival

Name:

Hong Kong Bach Festival

Location:

Hong Kong

Venues:

The Christian Church in China, Kei Wan Church
​The Church of Christ in China, Wanchai Church
Hong Kong Chinese Christian Church
Yip Kit Chuen Concert Hall
China Congregational Church, Causeway Bay
Kowloon Methodist Church
City Hall Concert Hall

Years:

Since 2015 (Annual Festival)

Months:

May-October

Artistic Director:

Artistic Director: David Chin
Executive Director: Wendy Yuen
Executive Assistant: Christopher Poon
Director of Administration and Finance: Cheryl Hung
Director of Marketing and Communications: Shirley Fu
Marketing Assistant: Katie Lam, Stephanie Chan

Ensembles:

Hong Kong Bach Festival Soloists
Hong Kong Bach Festival Chamber Singers
Hong Kong Bach Festival Chamber Orchestra
The Hong Kong Praise U Christian Choir
Chinese University of Hong Kong Christian Choir
Resonance Chanter
Hong Kong Baptist University Christian Choir​ & Orchestra

Website:

Hong Kong Bach Festival (Official Website)

Vision

Hong Kong Bach Festival is dedicated to:
• Serving the Lord our God wholeheartedly
• Promoting music of J.S. Bach
• ​Elevating the awareness and standard of sacred music
• Creating collaborative opportunities
• Discovering and gathering musical talents
• Enriching the greater Hong Kong community
• Cultivating educational and spiritual environments

History

The Hong Kong Bach Festival, previously known as The Hong Kong Bach Sacred Music Festival, was established in 2015 under Alpha and Omega Company to celebrate the 330th birth anniversary of Johann Sebastian Bach. Prior to its official establishment, Artistic Director David Chin has collaborated with some of the finest musicians in Hong Kong and beyond since 2013 and presented numerous concerts, lectures, and worship services.

Recent Festivals:

Aug 17-18, 2013
Nov 29, 2014
May 24-Oct 28, 2015
Jun 4, 2016

Logo:

Posters & Programmes 2013-2014

Aug 17, 2013
BWV 22 & 70

Aug 18, 2013
BWV 47 & 82

Nov 29, 2014
BWV 49 & 82

   
   

Posters & Programmes 2015-2016

May 24, 2015
BWV 80 & 243

May 29, 2015
Luther's Liturgical Reform (lecture)

May 31, 2015
Bach Cantata Service

Jul 25, 2015
Bach's World (vocal recital)

Sep 25, 2015

Oct 28, 2015
Bach's French Suites ​(lecture recital)

Jun 4, 2016
BWV 245

     
     

Source: Hong Kong Bach Festival Website

Prepared by Aryeh Oron (February 2017)

David Chin: Short Biography | Recordings of Vocal Works | Hong Kong Bach Festival

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