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Hong Kong Cultural Centre: Concert Hall
|Emotionally charged exhilaration with the Hong Kong Philharmonic|
|It is bold for an Asian orchestra to tackle a programme of works with a strong and vibrant ethnic character. We got far more than we bargained for in the concert titled “Bravo! Piazzolla” by the Hong Kong Philharmonic on Friday, not only in terms of the generous encores but more so of the quality of performance. Under the baton of visiting conductor Gisèle Ben-Dor, the orchestra delivered a punchy sound of fire from the guts. Moments of lyrical languor augmented the racy stream of clear texture, vibrant colour, and throbbing pace.
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