Whitacre conducts Whitacre:
The Hong Kong Début



19 & 20 August 2016 (Fri & Sat) 8pm

Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium


Conductor: Eric Whitacre


Lux Aurumque, Cloudburst, Leonardo Dreams of His Flying Machine, and many others

YES! You are NOT mistaken! Legendary composer-conductor Eric Whitacre joins the Hong Kong Festival Orchestra and Voices to give us his very first concert appearance on Hong Kong soil in HKFO’s Season 2016!


At a time when criticisms of lack of originality run rampant, “HKFO2016: The Premières” brings home the phenomenal premières of the past and present.


Kicking off with Whitacre conducts Whitacre: The Hong Kong Début, Grammy-winning composer-conductor and fan favourite Eric Whitacre joins HKFO and HKFV as he presents to the Hong Kong audience his much loved classics in his Hong Kong début.