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UpClose Encounters:

Thomas Leleu Tuba Masterclass

Tuba /Presenter Thomas Leleu

In collaboration with Tom Lee Music, French Tuba artist Thomas Leleu will conduct a masterclass to share his insights on music and tuba playing.

Thomas Leleu (Tuba/Presenter)

“A superstar.”Télérama

Absolute tuba genius.”La Nouvelle République

“The tuba has found its Paganini.”France Musique

“The colours he produced from the tuba were able to compete against the harp and piano.”Le Figaro

  • “Revelation Instrumental Soloist of the Year”, Victoires de la Musique Classique 2012 (the first tuba player ever to have won the award)


Thomas Leleu will also collaborate with Hong Kong Sinfonietta in two performances of Know Your Brass (N.B. Tuba!) on 5-6 July 2019 (Fri – Sat).


Dates & Times:

2 July 2019 (Tuesday)


Tom Lee Studio
(3/F, Tsimshatsui Tom Lee Music Flagship Store)

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Free admission for observers

Observers can register via https://bit.ly/2WgSTbO
All tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-served basis.
(Due to limited seats, each successful registration will be eligible for TWO tickets only.)


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More ticketing info
Duration: 2 hours
Language: In English
Age Limit: 6 (Person below this age not admitted)
Programme Enquiries: 2737 7659
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.