Cong Quartet and Friends Recital
TUE 14 JAN 2020 | 7:30 PM

Ensemble-in-Residence Programme
Lee Hysan Concert Hall
Free admission, free seating

Founded at the Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, Cong Quartet has performed around Asia, the United States and Europe and established themselves as one of the most energetic and enthusiastic groups. Currently the Ensemble-in-Residence of the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 2019-20. Cong Quartet was the first place and Grand Prize winner of the 2019 Salzburg Mozart International Chamber Competition in Tokyo, members of the Cong Quartet were also prize winners in the Osaka International Music Competition, Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition, Generation Next Arts Competition, Lima Young Artist Competition and Hong Kong International Strings Competition. Cong Quartet share the philosophy of promoting Asian and Hong Kong's own chamber repertoire, as well as integrating chamber music into daily lives of the audience. The name of the quartet, "CONG" is a combination of the quartet founding members' last names that alludes to Hong "Kong", where the founding members grew up and played together since their teenage before the Quartet was officially formed.