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HKS Début in Portugal

Marvão International Music Festival

 

Programme

Richard Strauss

String Sextet from Capriccio, Op 85

Violin: James Cuddeford, Le Hoai-nam
Viola: Chan Tsz-shun Elvis, Lau Sum-yin
Cello: Chang Pei-chieh, Laurent Perrin

Roger Smalley

Suite for 2 Violins (2007)

Violin: James Cuddeford, Le Hoai-nam

Kurtág

Signs, Games and Messages for String Trio (2005)

Violin: James Cuddeford
Viola: Chan Tsz-shun Elvis
Cello: Chang Pei-chieh

Stravinsky

Three Pieces for String Quartet

Violin: Cheung Man-yui Kitty, Kiann Chow
Viola: Ringo Chan
Cello: Yip Chun-hei Eric

Mozart

Horn Quintet in E-flat, K407

Horn: Paw Man-hing Hermann
Violin: Kiann Chow
Viola: Ringo Chan, Cheung Man-yui Kitty
Cello: Yip Chun-hei Eric


Under the baton of Music Director Yip Wing-sie and Principal Guest Conductor Christoph Poppen, the orchestra will make its début in Portugal at the Marvão International Music Festival, giving three concerts at the historic Marvão Castle and Santiago Church together with acclaimed soloists – Veronika Eberle (Violin), Edicson Ruiz (Double bass), João Miguel Moreira da Silva (Oboe) and the Vienna Piano Trio.

Booking Details
Dates & Times:

29 July 2016 (Friday)

11:30am


Venue:


Santiago Church, Marvão, Portugal

Price:


FREE ADMISSION


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www.marvaomusic.com

With support from

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Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office in Brussels, Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, supports Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s début in Portugal.


PRESS KIT

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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.