Monday, 31 October 2011

3rd International Hong Kong International Piano Competition / People Watching and Behind the Scenes

The audience waiting at City Hall Concert Hall.

Pianists Ann Soo Jung and Colleen Lee (finalist in the 2005 competition) with family and friends.

Tsai Min Hao now looks like a 14-year-old, with his teacher Lin Yiling (right) and Christine Khor, Director of the National University of Singapore Centre for the Arts (left).

Almost the LCO Quartet: Violinist Magnus Johnston, cellist Pierre Doumenge and violist Louise Williams (violinist Andrew Haveron was serving as concertmaster in the orchestra).

Hong Kong celebrity pianist KJ Wong (right) with his admirers.

Piano technician extraordinaire Yoshi Nishimura travelled from Hawaii to look after the competition's four grand pianos.

A segment of the audience.

French pianist Pascal Rogé obliges with an autograph.

Dr Andrew Freris speaks... which means the concert is about to begin.

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