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Endowment Trust Fund & Instrument Donation

Endowment Trust Fund

The Endowment Trust Fund was set up in 1983 with these initial sponsors.

The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust

The Hongkong Land Group

Jardine, Matheson & Company Ltd

The Hongkong Bank Foundation

Citibank, NA

The Tung Foundation



Instrument Donation

The Paganini project is initiated and organised by Business for Art Foundation.

Donated by Mr Patrick Wang
Emile Germain (1907) Violin, played by Ms Tomoko Tanaka Mao

Donated by Mr Lowell Chang
Lockey Hill (c.1800) Violin

Donated by Mr Po Chung
Dawne Haddad (1991) Violoncello

Loaned by Mr Laurence Scofield
Ansaldo Poggi (1910) Violin, played by Ms Zhang Xi

Donated by The Ladies Committee of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society

    Rare instruments donated

  • Enrico Rocca (1902) Violin, played by Mr Cheng Li
  • Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume (1866) Violin, played by Mrs Bei de Gaulle, Third Associate Concertmaster
  • Joseph Gagliano (1788) Violin, played by Mr Wang Liang, Second Associate Concertmaster
  • Carlo Antonio Testore (1736) Violin


Other instruments donated in support of the "Instrument Upgrade and Enhancement Project"

  • Two German Rotary Trumpets
  • A set of Wagner Tubas
  • A Flugelhorn

A set of Wagner Tubas has been loaned by these sponsors in support of the HK Phil premiere of The Ring Cycle

  • Mr Pascal Raffy
  • Paul and Leta Lau
  • Ms Wincey Lam, Mr Raymond Wong, Mrs Rebecca Whitehead, Ms Angela Yau, Mrs Catherine Wong
  • Mr Steven Ying


A loan arranged by Anonymous
G. B. Guadagnini (1757) "Ex-Brodsky" Violin, played by Mr Jing Wang, Concertmaster


A loan arranged by the P. C. Woo & Co.

Riccardo Antoniazzi (1910) Violin, played by Mr Leung Kin-fung, First Associate Concertmaster