The Red Violin in Concert, Hong Kong Philharmonic
May 29 @ 8:00 pm
Conductor Sylvain Gasançon conducts a live performance of the original Oscar-winning score by John Corigliano, as Academy award-winning director François Girard’s 1998 film, The Red Violin, is screened.
The Red Violin follows the intricate history of a mysterious antique violin from its creation by a legendary violin maker in 1681 Cremona, Italy, to an auction house in modern-day Montreal where it draws the eye of an expert appraiser (Samuel L. Jackson). Follow the violin’s journey as it travels through five different countries over the course of four centuries, mysteriously impacting all who play it.