Hong Kong Sinfonietta Commissions & Premières from 1999

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2016

    • 25.6.2016

    • LIGETI: Melodien (1971)

      Hong Kong première

    • 23.7.2016

    • Fazıl SAY: Silk Road for Piano & String Orchestra, Op 4 (1994)

      HONG KONG PREMIÈRE

    • 10.9.2016

    • Bach/George BENJAMIN: Canon & Fugue (from The Art of Fugue) (2007)

      ASIAN PREMIÈRE

    • 19 & 20.11.2016 (Taipei/Kaohsiung), 12.3.2017 (HK)

    • CHAN Hing-yan: Ethereal Is the Moon (for Huqin & Orchestra)

      COMMISSIONED BY HONG KONG SINFONIETTA

      WORLD PREMIÈRE (19.11.2016)

    • 26.11.2016

    • Toru TAKEMITSU: Nostalghia for Violin & String Orchestra (1987)

      HONG KONG PREMIÈRE

    • 19.1.2016

    • HSIAO Tyzen: The Highlander’s Suite

      Hong Kong première

      Performed by Romer String Quartet + Jacqueline Leung

    • 19.1.2016

    • Charles KWONG: Neon

      World première

      Premiered by Contrast Trio

    • 9.4.2016

    • Daniel LO Ting-cheung: Efflorescence – Quasi-Concerto (for Orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

2015

    • 31.3.2015 (Tongyeong)

    • Fazıl SAY: Silk Road for Piano & String Orchestra, Op 4 (1994)

      ASIAN PREMIÈRE

    • 9.4.2015

    • Isang YUN: Réak  (1966)

      HONG KONG PREMIÈRE

    • 18.4.2015

    • Patrick BURGAN: La Chute de Lucifer

      Symphonic Poem (for Trombone & Orchestra (2009))

      PREMIÈRE OUTSIDE EUROPE

    • 12.5.2015

    • LAM Fung: Memories

      WORLD PREMIÈRE

      PREMIERED BY CONTRAST TRIO IN CITY HALL FOYER

    • 21.7.2015

    • Charles KWONG: Here the world expires (2012/2015)

      ASIAN PREMIÈRE

    • 25.7.2015

    • Charles KWONG: // beforedark . hk . cn /

      COMMISSIONED BY HONG KONG SINFONIETTA WITH SPONSORSHIP FROM CASH MUSIC FUND
      WORLD PREMIÈRE

    • 31.7.2015

    • Hendrik HOFMYER: Concerto for Recorder, Harpsichord & Strings (2012)

      ASIAN PREMIÈRE

    • 28.3.2015

    • Joyce Wai-chung TANG: Clear Light

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund
      World première

    • 18.8.2015

    • Krzysztof PENDERECKI: Duo Concertante for Violin & Double Bass (2010)

      HONG KONG PREMIÈRE

2014

    • 9.12.2014

    • Elliott CARTER: Duettino (2008) for Violin & Cello

      Hong Kong première

    • 9.12.2014

    • Elliott CARTER: Mnemosyné (2011) for Solo Violin

      Hong Kong première

    • 28.2.2014

    • Charles KWONG: As the Streams Never Cease

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 12.4.2014

    • Stephen YIP: Ink. Color

      World première

    • 2-5.10.2014

    • Leon KO/Chris SHUM: The Passage Beyond in Concert (for orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première (ORCHESTRAL VERSION)

    • 8.11.2014

    • Duke Ellington/Michael ABENE arr: Prelude to a Kiss

      Commissioned by Benjamin Schmid with partial financial support from Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 8.11.2014

    • Duke Ellington & Juan Tizon/Michael ABENE arr: Caravan

      Commissioned by Benjamin Schmid with partial financial support from Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 21.11.2014

    • Daniel LO Ting-cheung: Home City ‧ Dream City (for orchestra & field recordings)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

2013

    • 17.3.2013

    • NG Cheuk-yin: Before the City Collapses (for two shengs & orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund
      World première

    • 18.5.2013

    • Enjott SCHNEIDER: Omaggio a Vivaldi

      (Concerto for Recorder, Strings & Harpsichord)
      Asian première

    • 12.10.2013

    • GayBird: Gravitation in Time (for orchestra, robotic instruments & electronics)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 17.11.2013

    • Kaley EATON: Some Reasons Why We Play (Trio for Classical Jam)

      World première
      Premiered by Classical Jam at ArtisTree

    • 17.11.2013

    • Justin HINES: Suduko

      World première Premiered by Classical Jam at ArtisTree

    • 29–30.11.2013

    • Aenon LOO/LAW Yuk-mui (video): Here are the years that walk between (for video, soprano & chamber orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

2012

    • 25–26.2.2012

    • Yuri NG’s choreography of Ravel: La Valse (for the production La Valse Remembered)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 15–17.6.2012

    • George Tsz-Kwan LAM: Clair de Lune on Hammer Hill

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta
      World première

    • 15–17.6.2012

    • Debussy / Simon YAU Yuen-hing orch: Clair de Lune

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 12.9.2012

    • James CUDDEFORD: Double Shadow

      World première

      Premiered by Masami Nagai & Rieko Koyama at ArtisTree

    • 15.9.2012

    • LOO Sze-wang: Only Sheng

      World première

      Premiered by Loo Sze-wang, Pan Ya-sze & Chiu Tan-ching at ArtisTree

    • 21.9.2012

    • LEUNG Chi-hin: When I am Dreaming Your Dream…

      LAM Lan-chee: The Legend of Hou Yi

      Samson YOUNG: Liquid Border

      Ernest HUI: Vox Populi

      All works were:

      Commissioned by Yat Po Singers in 2012 with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      Premiered by Yat Po Singers at ArtisTree

      World première

    • 22.9.2012

    • CHAN Hing-yan: ’Twas the Thawing Wind (for sheng & orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 2–3.11.2012

    • Yuri NG’s choreography: Ravel the Time Traveller

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 15–17.6.2012

    • Katherine Davis /IP Kim-kuok arr: The Little Drummer Boy

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta
      World première

2011

    • 25.3.2011

    • TANG Lok-yin: Visage

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 15.4.2011

    • LAM Lan-chee: Lotus

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 4–7.8.2011

    • NG Cheuk-yin: Little Star Fantasia

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 9.11.2011

    • Julie KUOK: When Tango Meets Samba

      World première

      Premiered by Contrast Trio at ArtisTree

    • 11–12.11.2011

    • Samson YOUNG/Messiaen: Twelve Contemplations on Jesus Christ and Mystical Love

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

2010

    • 4.3.2010

    • George Tsz-Kwan LAM: The Gestures of Farewell (for narrator & orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 16–17.4.2010

    • CHAN Hing-yan: Hark the Phoenix Soaring High (for sheng and orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 18–19.6.2010

    • Samson YOUNG: Electric Kinderszenen (for piano, site-specific installation & electronics)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

      Premiered by Colleen Lee & Samson Young at ArtisTree

2009

    • 23–24.2.2009

    • Various/NG Cheuk-yin: Hit TV Music Themes Medley

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 24.2.2009

    • Samson YOUNG: Electric Counterpoint (for Nintendo Game Boy, electronics & orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 15.5.2009

    • Mussorgsky/Julian YU: Pictures at an Exhibition (for chamber orchestra)

      Chinese première

    • 30.7–2.8.2009

    • Beethoven/Charles KWONG: Beethoven Symphonies Medley

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 6.11.2009

    • George Tsz-Kwan LAM: The Queen’s Gramophone

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

2008

    • 27.3.2008

    • Robin HOLLOWAY: Fourth Idyll, Op 102

      Co-commissioned by the City of London Sinfonia, Västerås Sinfonietta & Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      Asian première

    • 19.4.2008

    • Samson YOUNG: Afterglow (for orchestra & electronics)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 15.11.2008

    • Avner DORMAN: Percussion Concerto Frozen in Time

      Asian première

2007

    • 16.3.2007

    • NG Cheuk-yin: Fly (Music for a drumset, an electric bass and an orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 18 & 23.3.2007

    • Russian folksong/NG Cheuk-yin: Troika (soundtrack for TVB/CCTV’s drama series The Drive of Life)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 25.5.2007

    • LAM Fung: Illumination

      Asian première

    • 19–20.7.2007

    • Various/NG Cheuk-yin: Favourite Tunes Medley

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 27.7–5.8.2007

    • Brian TSE & Alice MAK/Yip Wing-sie: HKS McDull Music Project 2

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 27.7–5.8.2007

    • Brahms/NG Cheuk-yin: Yau Yau de Fung (Waltz No 15 in A-flat, Op 39)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 27.7–5.8.2007

    • Brahms/NG Cheuk-yin: Kinderszenen: “Of Foreign Lands and People”, Op 15 No 1

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 5.10.2007

    • Angel LAM On-ki: In Search of Seasons

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund & funded in part by the American Music Center’s CAP Grants

      World première

    • 26.10.2007

    • George Tsz-Kwan LAM: Variations On (chamber concerto for seven players)

      Asian première

2006

    • 10.3.2006

    • Stephen YIP: Novela

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 14.4.2006

    • NG Cheuk-yin: Up Among the Stars

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 22–30.7.2006

    • Brian TSE & Alice MAK/Yip Wing-sie: HKS McDull Music Project

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 22–30.7.2006

    • English melody/NG Cheuk-yin: All Things Bright and Beautiful

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 22–30.7.2006

    • Schubert/NG Cheuk-yin: Moment Musical No 3

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 22–30.7.2006

    • Mozart/NG Cheuk-yin: Turkish March

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 22–30.7.2006

    • Mozart/Brian TSE/NG Cheuk-yin: Horn Concerto No 1 in D & School Song of Chun Tian Hua Hua Kindergarten

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 12.8.2006

    • Mozart/Lynn YAU: Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Variations

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 13–15.10.2006

    • YU Yat-yiu@PMPS: yeah yeah XI MEN QING

      World première

    • 24–25.11.2006

    • Jim CHIM/Yip Wing-sie: Stand Up Symphony

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 6.12.2006

    • Joyce Wai-chung TANG: Quicksilver Swirls

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

2005

    • 18.3.2005

    • Angel LAM On-ki: Symphonic Journal: Ambush from Ten Directions

      World première

    • 1.6.2005

    • YAU Yuen-hing: Fanfare Prelude

      World première

    • 21–31.7.2005

    • Jim CHIM/Yip Wing-sie: Shortcut to Classical Music — Musical Terms “Therapy” Session II

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 4–11.8.2005

    • CHAN Hing-yan: There’s Something in the Wind… (for orchestra and two Chinese-wind soloists)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 2.9.2005

    • IP Kim-ho: Momento

      World première

    • 10–11.9.2005

    • Julian YU: The Little Gecko

      World première

    • 10–11.9.2005

    • HUI Cheung-wai: New Episode of a Legend: Monkey King’s Adventure on the Moon

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 21.10.2005

    • Samson YOUNG: How Perfumes are Transmitted by Feathery Telegraph

      World première

    • 28–29.10.2005

    • Yuri NG/Michael LAM: The Devil’s Tale (adapted from L’Histoire du Soldat)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 5.11.2005

    • CHAN Sze-rok: Prelude to the Forbidden Land

      World première

2004

    • 11.1.2004

    • Daniel LAW: Menuha Overture

      World première

    • 26.3.2004

    • Clarence MAK: Sentiments in the Wind

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 29.4.2004

    • NG Cheuk-yin: White (for Chinese percussion instruments & symphony orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 15–16.10.2004

    • Four Seasons Plus

      Music Director / Conductor: Yip Wing-sie

      Music Coordinator: YU Yat-yiu@PMPS

      Multi-media Design: Mathias Woo

      Digital Images / Video: John Wong, Digilick (“Autumn”)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 15–16.10.2004

    • LAI Ching-kong (King Kong), Edward CHAN: Spring

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 15–16.10.2004

    • Gaybird@PMPS: Summer (When the Bird Feels Hot…)

      Chinese percussion, computer, analogue modular synthesizers & orchestra

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 15–16.10.2004

    • Nerve / lo4: Autumn (Power Book G4 & orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 15–16.10.2004

    • Veronica LEE@PMPS (Sandee Chan Lyrics) : Winter
      at17、guitar、cajon、bass & orchestra

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

2003

    • 16–19.10.2003

    • CHEN Ning-chi (Rupert Chan & Pu Yee lyrics): Legend of Yao Ji (opera)

      World première

    • 4.12.2003

    • LAM Shun: Reflections of the Mountains

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 8.3.2003

    • Aenon LOO: Quiet Waters

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 27.3.2003

    • Victor CHAN: When the Green Woods Laugh (Six Songs to Poems by William Blake)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 27.9.2003

    • Robin HOLLOWAY/Ravel: Menuet sur le Nom d’Haydn

      World première

2002

    • 11.1.2002

    • John VAN DEURSEN: A Tribute to Teresa Teng

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 22.2.2002

    • QU Xiao-song: The Stone (Concerto for three percussion & chamber orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 17.11.2002

    • Victor CHAN: Song for Tomorrow

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 6.12.2002

    • Aenon LOO: Dissolving Grace (for cello and chamber orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

2001

    • 24.2.2001

    • CHAN Hing-yan: Madame Cadavre (for violin and orchestra)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

    • 9.12.2001

    • Clarence MAK: Fanfare for HSH Prince Philipp von und zu Liechtenstein

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta
      World première

2000

    • 14–15.1.2000

    • LAM Shun: The Divorce (chamber opera)

      World première

    • 14–15.1.2000

    • LO Hau Man: The Lamp of Everlasting Light (chamber opera)

      World première

    • 10–11.3.2000

    • SO Ting Cheong: The Shopkeeper’s Daughter (chamber opera)

      World première

    • 24–25.6.2000

    • KUAN Nai-chung: Journey to Lhasa (new orchestral arrangement of his Chinese orchestral work)

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 26.11.2000

    • Alice HO: Concerto for Cello and Orchestra

      World première

    • 26.11.2000

    • LO King-wai: Perspective of Night

      World première

    • 29.11–3.12.2000

    • Wing-fai/HO Ying-fung: Dreaming Plum Blossoms Away (chamber opera)

      World première

    • 29.12.2000

    • TUNG Lai-shing: The Book of Laughter and Forgetting

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta with sponsorship from CASH Music Fund

      World première

1999

    • 10.1.1999

    • David GWILT: Dances for Orchestra

      World première

    • 11–12.2.1999

    • GUO Wen Jing: Night Banquet (chamber opera)

      Asian première

    • 11–12.2.1999

    • Brian Chatpo KOO: The Tomb of Three Kings (chamber opera)

      World première

       

    • 6.6.1999

    • JIN Fu-zai: Dream of Red Chamber Symphonic Poem

      World première

    • 11–12.9.1999

    • SO Ting-cheong: Man Ching

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta

      World première

    • 3.10.1999

    • KUAN Nai-chung: Piano Concerto No 5

      Commissioned by Hong Kong Sinfonietta
      World première

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