⭐ March 22 ⭐ Megan Sterling (Principal Flute, The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra) & Rachel Cheung (Piano), Midday Oasis Lunchtime Concert ⭐

Don’t miss our upcoming Midday Oasis concert at 1:30pm next Monday (March 22) featuring *Megan Sterling (Principal Flute, The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra) & Rachel Cheung (Pianist. Finalist and Audience Award winner at the 15th Van Cliburn International Piano Competition)! The duo will perform 5 Schubert Lieder [“Gute Nacht (Good Night)”, “Das Fischermädchen (The Fisher Maiden)”, “Ständchen (Serenade)”, “Am Meer (By the Sea)” & “Die Taubenpost (Swan Song)”] arranged by Theobald Böhm, German inventor and virtuoso flautist of the 19th Century. Join us at 1:30pm @Chung Chi College Chapel, or visit this website http://www.news.ccc.cuhk.edu.hk/middayoasis/ and enjoy these beautiful songs!

*With kind permission of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra 

Principal Flute of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra since 2002, Australian-born Megan Sterling has enjoyed working with some of the world's top conductors and soloists. Meg made her concerto debut with the Melbourne Symphony at age 14. She has appeared numerous times as soloist with the HK Phil and other orchestras in Australia, as well as in Hungary, winning 1st Prize and Special Concerto Prize at the International Flute Competition in Budapest (2003). She has appeared in recitals, radio broadcasts and chamber music concerts in Australia, the US, Europe, China and Hong Kong. Meg was the winner of numerous prizes and awards, notably 1st Prize and Audience Prize winner at the Australian National Flute Competition (1999) and the prestigious Queen's Trust Award. Meg teaches at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. 

2017 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Finalist & Audience Award Winner, Young Steinway Artist Rachel Cheung has appeared with the St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Jerusalem Symphony, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Sydney Symphony, London Chamber, and Fort Worth Symphony Orchestras, collaborating with conductors including Edo de Waart, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Jaap van Zweden & Leonard Slatkin. Following her Prix du Jury win at the 2017 Play-Direct Academy for her performance of Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto with the Orchestre de chambre de Paris, she play/conducted the same concerto with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra in March 2019. She has performed in recitals at the Auditorium du Louvre in Paris, Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Steinway Hall in London, Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, Richmond Hill Centre for Performing Arts in Toronto, the Philharmonie de Paris, and in other cities across the United States, Europe, and Asia.

                            “Pause and ponder, as we depart…”


* Temperature check is required at the entrance. If an audience’s forehead temperature is above 37.5°C, admittance would be declined.
* Hands must be disinfected at the entrance.
* Wearing face mask is required throughout all time at the venue.
* Audience must register and leave their contacts at the entrance.


Flute & Piano Concert: Schubert Lieder
Date: March 22, 2021 (Monday)
Time: 1:30pm-1:55pm
Venue: Chung Chi College Chapel
Performers: Megan Sterling (Principal Flute, The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra), Rachel Cheung (Piano)