Every year, Hong Kong Festival Orchestra and Voices (HKFO & HKFV) recruits some of the best musical talents from Hong Kong and abroad to perform in a series of concerts and creative presentations. Interested musicians with a heart to serve are encouraged to apply and participate in our festivals.

The programme and repertoire of our Summer Festival 2018 are as follows:

Summer Festival 2018

​Festival Period: July to August 2018

Provisional rehearsal dates (HKFO): 18, 29 July; 1, 3, 5, 8, 11 August
Provisional rehearsal dates (HKFV): 3, 5, 8, 11 August

Rehearsals are expected to be held from 7 to 10pm, with the exception of on-site rehearsals on-the-day, which are expected to be held in the afternoon with the performance in the evening.


How do we play Shakespeare in Music

Date: 11 August (Sat)
Time: 8:00PM
Venue: Tsuen Wan Town Hall Auditorium
Artist: Uncle Siu, Guest Narrator
Conductors:  Mark Hui, Sean Li

We expect at least 80% attendance for all of the rehearsals. The last three off-site rehearsals and the final on-site rehearsal are mandatory. Members who fell short of these requirements may not be allowed to perform.

Audition requirements:

Standard of musicianship:    HKFO recruits experienced instrumentalists playing at least to a LRSM level on their instruments, although attaining a graded qualification is not a prerequisite. HKFV recruits experienced choristers with at least 3 years of experience singing in choirs.
Audition materials: See: https://hkfo.org/en/article/Audition-Repertoire/54/304/
Application deadline: 2 June 2018, 10:00PM

Applicants are required to fill in the following form and email to festival@hkfo.org, attaching the recordings of the relevant required audition materials.