Established in 2018, New Hong Kong Philharmonia (NHKP) aims to use music as a medium to make an impact beyond purely music making, and nurture young musicians into the society’s compassionate, capable and responsible social leaders. NHKP has dedicated itself to providing local musicians with the opportunities to perform wide-ranging chamber and orchestral repertoires. Through organizing concerts, music tours, and cultural exchange programs, we build a collaborative network between the musicians and internationally well-known artists, including Sir Bertie Higgins (American Singer and Composer), Diego Campagna (Internationally renowned Guitarist), Rachel Cheung (Van Cliburn Competition Audience Award winner), Cong Quartet (the most prominent string quartet in Hong Kong) and Stefano Pagliani(former Concertmaster of the La Scala Theatre Orchestra).
NHKP fosters interest in classical music among local audiences and new generations by organizing high-quality classical concerts and music events, and has reached over 10,000 audiences.
New Hong Kong Philharmonia (NHKP) 於2018年成立，是香港活躍的藝團之一。NHKP銳意推廣高質素的古典音樂會及音樂活動，培育大眾和新一代對古典音樂的興趣。自2018起至今，與NHKP合作過的國際知名音樂家及藝團包括鋼琴家張緯晴及黃蔚然、本地弦樂四重奏Cong Quartet，國際知名意大利古典吉他演奏家Diego Campagna、意大利La Scala Theatre Orchestra前樂團首席Stefano Pagliani、美國唱作歌手 Sir Bertie Higgins以及著名作曲家陳怡博士。
Ms. Harty Tam is currently the Music Director for New Hong Kong Philharmonia and the chief conductor of the Appassionato Orchestra, she also conducts several prestige school orchestras in Hong Kong. She has worked with the Bern Symphony Orchestra in Switzerland, the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra and the Sokola Symphony Orchestra of Brno in Czech Republic. She is also the Music Director of Hong Kong Chamber Orchestra.
In additional, Tam has been invited to conduct at the Festival Musicale Nel Commune Di Morigerati E Sicili in 2018, and the Scoula Italiana D’Archi International Music Masterclasses in Mantua in 2019.
An orchestral conducting graduate of Hochschule der Künste Bern, Switzerland. She studied conducting with Prof. Dominque Roggen, Prof. Gustav Meier, Tomas Netopil, Prof. Donald Schleicher and Kirk Trevor.
Apart from conducting orchestras, Tam is an active double bassist. She studied performance at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and the San Francisco Conservatory in the United States. Tam has been the Resident Artist at the British Isles Music Festival in the U.K. In summer, she holds International masterclasses in Italy regularly.
Tam is a passionate music educator. She serves as the Music Director of the Hong Kong Youth Music Festival since 2019. Her goal is to encourage the development of young and talented musicians in Hong Kong.