2010 06 15 Berenika and Rafael

2 pianists début in Hong Kong

    ​Two very promising and young award-winning pianists from Israel, Berenika Glixman and Rafael Skorka, made their début in Hong Kong and Asia on Wednesday, 15 June 2010, at 8pm at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts Concert Hall.
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    Berenika Glixman and Rafael Skorka Berenika Glixman and Rafael Skorka Copyright: Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong & Macau
    Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong and Macau
    ​Both in their 20s, Berenika and Rafael are among the emerging artists in Israel’s classical music scene. They have won various national and international awards, including the first prizes of the Young Artist Competition in Jerusalem in 2008. They also performed as soloists with numerous orchestras in Israel and around the world.

    In addition to their exposure in Europe and the USA, they will appear for the first time in Asia and in Hong Kong, performing works by Mozart, Chopin, Brahms, Scarlatti and Schumann. They will also record for the Radio 4 of the Radio Television Hong Kong (RTHK).

    A limited number of tickets were available for the media and the public. Admission is free. Pre-registration is required at 2821 7512 or info@hongkong.mfa.gov.il.


    Part I - Rafael Skorka
    W. A. Mozart - Sonata in B-flat major, KV 281
    I. Allegro
    II. Andante amoroso
    III. Rondeau. Allegro
    F. Chopin - Rondo in E-flat major, op. 16
    J. Brahms - Fantasien, op. 116
    I. Capriccio
    II. Intermezzo
    III. Capriccio
    IV. Intermezzo
    V. Intermezzo
    VI. Intermezzo
    VII. Capriccio

    Part II - Berenika Glixman
    D. Scarlatti - Sonata in A Major K.208, Sonata in D Major K.414
    R. Schumann - Humoresque, op. 20
    I. Einfach - Sehr raschI
    II. Hastig
    III. Einfach und zart – Intermezzo
    IV. Innig
    V. Sehr lebhaft
    VI. Finale