Last year Turkish pianist extraordinaire, Hüseyin Sermet, rounded off Istanbul's year as European City of Culture. This year he brings his unique blend of the exotic and the exciting to Hong Kong to round off our concert season in a Finale which is sure to satisfy even the most enquiring of minds.
Brahms thought his delightful set of variations for orchestra was based on a tune by Haydn, while Elgar refused to tell anyone who wrote the theme that inspired his famous work -- hence the Enigma of the title. For his part, Ravel wrote two piano concertos but only one where the pianist uses both hands.
Puzzled? Popular American English conductor Lawrence Foster has all the answers at the tip of his baton.