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MOViE MOViE Life is Art 2021

All-Star Tiny Galaxy@Wontonmeen

Violin Christoph Poppen
Violin James Cuddeford
Viola Adrien La Marca
Cello Aurélien Pascal
Trumpet/Flugelhorn Sergei Nakariakov
Piano Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)
Piano Perry So
Director Stanley Ho



From Suite No 3 in C for Unaccompanied Cello, BWV1009


Prokofiev (Vadim Borisovsky arr)

Romeo and Juliet: Act I Scene 2: Balcony Scene


Sonata for Violin Solo, Op 31 No 2


Duo for Violin & Viola in B-flat, K424: II Andante Cantabile


Fantasiestücke, Op 73 (Arranged for Flugelhorn)


Albumblatt in D-flat for Trumpet & Piano


Silent Night for Violin & Piano (1978)

Who would have thought that behind a café on the busy Lai Chi Kok Road, there would be a tiny galaxy of music? Wontonmeen – an eclectic hostel – is known to independent musicians and jazz artists as an intimate place for music-sharing. Hong Kong Sinfonietta (HKS) entered the game in mid-2020 when Concertmaster James Cuddeford visited the space. Despite the heat, the humidity and a piano which needed some help, James was completely taken by the place. HKS has since recorded 10 episodes of “Tiny Galaxy Concerts@Wontonmeen”, though only half has been shown online.

All-Star Tiny Galaxy@Wontonmeen is a special extended edition featuring international stars performing at Wontonmeen, including Christoph Poppen, Aurélien Pascal, Adrien La Marca, Sergei Nakariakov and Perry So, who join James and star pianist Colleen Lee. We also get to know more about the historical gem that is Shamshuipo, and the talented young artist Vivian Ho, who created a few images of “tiny galaxies” for us.

Hong Kong is a tiny dot on the world map but, with music, it can become an infinite galaxy… beyond the stars.





Screening Schedule

MOViE MOViE Cityplaza
24.9.2021 (Fri) | 7:40pm (Festival Closing)*

29.9.2021 (Wed) | 8pm
11.10.2021 (Mon) | 7:40pm (Additional Screening) 
26.10.2021 (Tue) | 7:55pm (Additional Screening)

*With post-screening sharing session:
– James Cuddeford (Concertmaster, Hong Kong Sinfonietta) & Colleen Lee (Pianist / HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

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Dates & Times:

29 September 2021 (Wednesday)



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Ticketing Enquiries: 2388 0002
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About MOViE MOViE Life is Art 2021: www.moviemovie.com.hk

Duration: 75 minutes
Language: Cantonese & English (Chinese, English subtitles)
Programme Enquiries: 2836 3336 / info@hksinfonietta.org
Remarks: Hong Kong Sinfonietta reserves the right to change the programme and artists

The APPRECIATE concerts are, mainly, classical concerts featuring guest artists and conductors of world renown.  Apart from performing orchestral masterpieces, Hong Kong Sinfonietta regularly commissions new works and introduces to audiences works that are rarely heard in Hong Kong.

Music is good for everyone! The LEARN series takes audiences aged 0 to 88 into the world of classical music through specially designed concert series including Good Music for Babies, Good Music for Kids, Short-cut to Classical Music, Know Your Classical Music and HKS McDull Music Project.

In the light-hearted RELAX concerts, Hong Kong Sinfonietta shares with audiences great music ranging from orchestral favourites to music from movies and musicals.

The ENCOUNTER series offers unique opportunities for audiences to get close to the music and the performers through chamber music concerts, talks, often at unconventional venues or time. These include Good Music This Lunch, Good Music @ The Fringe, Beyond Good Music @ The Fringe, HKS ArtisTree Residency and UpClose Encounters.

Often referred to as “one of the world’s great small orchestras”, Hong Kong Sinfonietta has been invited to go on many TOURS in Europe, Asia, South and North Americas, sharing good music with audiences in over 30 cities.  In 2017/2018, the orchestra will make its début in Germany and perform at festivals in France, Portugal, as well as the Beethoven Easter Festival in Poland.

WHAT ELSE?  Apart from classical concerts, Hong Kong Sinfonietta regularly appears in staged productions by Hong Kong Ballet, Opera Hong Kong and visiting arts groups such as The Royal Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Bolshoi Ballet and Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch. This season, Hong Kong Sinfonietta will also host the 1st International Conducting Competition.