Sponsor of Yamaha Piano
In collaboration with Hong Kong Arts Festival PLUS, Tai Kwun Conversations will host Chinese pianist and early music specialist Yuan Sheng in a lecture demonstration to illustrate the differences between antique and modern pianos.
After its invention in the 18th century, the piano has undergone drastic changes in terms of manufacturing technology and timbre. Sheng will be playing an 1862 Bechstein antique piano as well as a modern grand piano in this lecture demonstration.
Sheng will perform a recital on the antique piano following the lecture. Please refer to the details of the programme here.
This programme will be conducted in Putonghua supplemented with English.
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