Activity Details

[Event cancelled] Discovering Beethoven Foyer Concert

[Event cancelled] Due to venue closure, the Hong Kong Arts Festival PLUS announces that this activity will be cancelled. For general enquiries, please email to


Beethoven’s music remains popular to this day, but many hidden gems remain in his repertoire. Local musicians will perform Beethoven’s rarely heard folksong arrangements, and musicians from Toolbox Percussion will be re-arranging a famous Beethoven string quartet into a percussion fiesta! Join us to discover a side of Beethoven never been heard before.

In Cantonese

Performance 1 

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770–1827)

20 Irish Songs WoO153, No 4 “Since Greybeards inform us that Youth will decay”

25 Irish Songs WoO152, No 5 “On the Massacre of Glencoe”

25 Scottish Songs, Op108, No 2 “Sunset”

25 Scottish Songs, Op108, No 23 “The Shepherd's Song”

25 Scottish Songs, Op108, No 8 “The Lovely lass of Inverness”

26 Welsh Songs, WoO155, No 19 “The Vale of Clwyd”

26 Welsh Songs, WoO155, No 26 “Good Night”

Performance 2

Ludwig van Beethoven

String Quartet No 1 in F major, Op18 (arrangement for percussion)

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