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The Originals

Hong Kong Musicals in Concert

Music Director Emeritus/Conductor Yip Wing-sie
Production Curator and Music Director Leon Ko(HKS Artist Associate 2018-2019)
Director Fong Chun Kit*
Choreographer Ivanhoe Lam
Rehearsal Coach Lim Wei Wei
Set Designer Wong Kin Wai
Sound Designer Candog Ha Yan Pui
Lighting Designer Billy Chan
Costume Designer Alan Ng
Video Designer Lai Ka Ki
Producer Eva Chau
Production Manager Bobo Chan
Actors Pichead Amornsomboon, Joe Wong, Mimi Lo, Jordan Cheng, Margaret Cheung, Rick Lau, Luna Shaw, Luk Ka Ki
Live Orchestra Hong Kong Sinfonietta
 

 

A star-studded casts for the revival of Hong Kong musical classics

Hong Kong Sinfonietta will provide live accompaniment to the performances of The Originals on 9-11 Oct under the baton of Music Director Emeritus Yip Wing-sie.

The Originals is a collage of excerpts from Hong Kong musicals created between the 1970s and 2020, reprising classic melodies and scenes of close to five decades. It is curated by well-known local composer Leon Ko, who will also be the music director. The performance features the Hong Kong Sinfonietta and eight top actors in musicals. As memorable episodes reappear on stage one after another, it would be like revisiting the paving stones of the path called original musicals of Hong Kong along the way.

 

Meet-the-artist Session

With meet-the-artist session after performance on 10 October matinee.  Audience are welcome to join.

 

*With the kind permission of The Hong Kong Repertory Theatre

Booking Details
Dates & Times:

9 October 2020 (Friday)

7:45pm


10 October 2020 (Saturday)

2:45pm


10 October 2020 (Saturday)

7:45pm


11 October 2020 (Sunday)

2:45pm


11 October 2020 (Sunday)

7:45pm


Venue:


HK Cultural Centre Grand Theatre

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Price:


$480, $380, $280, $180


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10% off for each purchase of 4-9 standard tickets; 15% off for 10-19 standard tickets; 20% off for 20 or more standard tickets

 

More ticketing info
Duration: Approximately 1 hour and 45 mins without intermission
Language: In Cantonese
Age Limit: 6 (Person below this age not admitted)
Programme Enquiries: 2268 7325

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.