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Special Announcement

Cancellation of concerts (Feb 2021)

In light of the recent developments of the pandemic, as well as the uncertainties surrounding performance venue closures and entry restrictions, we regret to announce the cancellations of the following concerts originally taking place at the Hong Kong City Hall:

  1. Good Music for Babies (5-7 Feb 2021)
  2. McDull.New Year Carnival (19-21 Feb 2021)

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Cancellation of concerts (Jan 2021)

In light of the recent developments of the pandemic, as well as the uncertainties surrounding performance venue closures and entry restrictions, we regret to announce the cancellations of the following concerts originally taking place at the Hong Kong City Hall:

  1. Good Music for Kids: The Fantastic Symphonic Time Machine (15-17 Jan 2021)
  2. Panasonic proudly sponsors: Good Music This Lunch (19 Jan 2021) (Free concert)
  3. Inspired by Beethoven series: Ode to Beethoven (30 Jan 2021)
  4. Julien Libeer Piano Recital (31 Jan 2021)

Deadline of refund requests: 18 Feb 2021 (Thu)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org

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Screening to be re-scheduled: “Back On Stage II (Quarantined!)” (8 Dec 2020)

In view of the current situation of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, the MOViE MOViE cinemas will be temporarily closed from 2 Dec to 15 Dec. The screening of“Back On Stage II (Quarantined!)” on 8 Dec at MOViE MOViE Pacific Place will be re-scheduled. Please stay tuned for further updates on the orchestra’s website and Facebook page.

For refund details, please click here or contact Broadway Circuit at 2388-0002 (11:30am – 8pm daily).

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Cancellation of concert: “McDull.Pictures at a Concert” (4-6 Dec 2020)

Following the Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s announcement that no live audiences will be allowed inside its performance venues starting from 2 December until further notice, we regret to announce the cancellation of “McDull‧Pictures at a Concert”, originally to be held on 4-6 December (Fri-Sun) at Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall.

Deadline of refund requests: 4 Jan 2021 (Mon)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org

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Change of Artists and Programmes/Cancellation of Concert

Please note the following changes / cancellation of artists and programmes due to the pandemic:

1. “A Symphonic Musical in Two Acts – Pica Pica Choose” (4-6 Dec)
– This concert is changed to “McDull‧Pictures at a Concert

2. Good Music for Kids: The Fantastic Symphonic Time Machine (15-17 Jan 2021
– This concert will be conducted by Music Director Emeritus Yip Wing-sie

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Cancellation of the Hong Kong International Conducting Workshop 2021 (14-20 Mar 2021)

In view of the worldwide situation of the COVID-19 pandemic, we regret to announce the cancellation of the Hong Kong International Conducting Workshop 2021, originally scheduled to take place on 14-20 Mar 2021.

We would like to thank all who have applied to take part in the Workshop for their interest and understanding, and we look forward to hosting you in the next edition of the Workshop when coming to learn and make music together from across the globe is viable again.

For enquiries, please contact us at hkconducting@hksinfonietta.org

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Cancellation of Concert: “Panasonic proudly sponsors: Good Music This Lunch” (22 Sep 2020)

Following the Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s announcement that all performance venues will stay closed and will not be re-opened before the end of September, we regret to announce that “Panasonic Proudly Sponsors: Good Music This Lunch”, originally scheduled on 22 Sep (Tuesday) at Hong Kong City Hall Foyer, will be cancelled.

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Cancellation of concerts: “Panasonic Proudly Sponsors: Good Music This Lunch” (18 Aug 2020) (Free concert) and “Know Your Ballet Music” (29 & 30 Aug 2020)

As the Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced that all performance venues will continue to be temporarily closed and will not be re-opened before the end of August, the following Hong Kong Sinfonietta concerts will be cancelled:

  1. Panasonic Proudly Sponsors: Good Music This Lunch (18 Aug 2020) (Free concert)
  2. Know Your Ballet Music (29 & 30 Aug 2020)

Deadline of refund requests: 30 Sep 2020 (Wed)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org

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Screening Postponed: “Hong Kong Sinfonietta Back On Stage Concert (Special Extended Version)” (28 Jul & 1 Aug 2020)

In view of the current situation of COVID-19 in Hong Kong, the screenings of “Hong Kong Sinfonietta Back On Stage Concert” (Special Extended Version), originally scheduled on 28 Jul and 1 Aug at MOViE MOViE Pacific Place and MOViE MOViE Cityplaza respectively, will be postponed. Please stay tuned for further updates on the orchestra’s website and Facebook page.

For refund details, please click here or contact Broadway Circuit at 2388-0002 (11:30am – 8pm daily).

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Cancellation of concert: “McDull.Pictures at a Concert” (24-26 Jul 2020)

Following the Leisure and Cultural Services Department’s announcement of the closure of performance venues starting from 15 Jul until further notice, we regret to announce the cancellation of “McDull‧Pictures at a Concert”, originally to be held on 24-26 Jul at Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall.

Deadline of refund requests: 24 Aug 2020 (Mon)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org

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Cancellation of concert: “Sergei Nakariakov Plays Tchaikovsky” (24 Jul 2020)

Due to entry restrictions, trumpeter Sergei Nakariakov is unable to travel to Hong Kong for “Sergei Nakariakov Plays Tchaikovsky” on 24 Jul 2020. We regret to announce the cancellation of this concert at Hong Kong City Hall.

*Due to the closure of performance venues starting from 15 Jul until further notice, the deadline of refund requests has been extended to 24 Aug 2020 (Mon).

Deadline of refund requests: 24 Aug 2020 (Mon)*
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org

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Cancellation of concert: “Sergei Nakariakov Trumpet Recital” (27 Jul 2020)

Due to entry restrictions, trumpeter Sergei Nakariakov and pianist Maria Meerovitch are unable to travel to Hong Kong for “Sergei Nakariakov Trumpet Recital” on 27 Jul 2020. We regret to announce the cancellation of this recital at Hong Kong City Hall.

Deadline of refund requests: 24 Aug 2020 (Mon)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org

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Change of Artists and Programme: “Great Violin Concertos: Stefan Jackiw Plays Beethoven” (11 Jul 2020)

Due to entry restrictions, conductor Daniel Raiskin and violinist Stefan Jackiw are unable to travel to Hong Kong for “Great Violin Concertos: Stefan Jackiw Plays Beethoven” on 11 Jul 2020. This concert is replaced by a new programme titled “Happy Birthday finally, Beethoven!”, with Music Director Emeritus Yip Wing-sie conducting and pianist Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011) joining as soloist. Ticket holders may choose to attend this concert using their original tickets, or request a refund.

Deadline of refund requests: 11 Jul 2020 (Sat)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org

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Cancellation of Concert: “Panasonic Proudly Sponsors: Good Music This Lunch” (23 June 2020)

As the Leisure and Cultural Services Department is suspending all foyer performances at its venues until further notice, we regret to announce that “Panasonic Proudly Sponsors: Good Music This Lunch”, originally scheduled on 23 June (Tuesday) at Hong Kong City Hall Foyer, will be cancelled.

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Cancellation of tour: “Hong Kong Sinfonietta in Switzerland & France” (11-14 Sept 2020)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic and related travel restrictions, Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s tour to the KlangBasel festival in Switzerland and the Besançon Festival in France this September has been cancelled.

Since the start of this year, Hong Kong Sinfonietta has had to cancel 26 performances, including tours to Germany, Austria, Portugal, France, etc. We are working closely with the presenters to reschedule the concerts, and we sincerely hope to share the joy of good music soon again with audiences in Hong Kong and beyond.

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Cancellation of concert: “Le French May Arts Festival – Cellomania: Edgar Moreau Plays Elgar” (13 June 2020)

As the Leisure and Cultural Services Department announced on 26 May that its performance venues will not allow live performances with audience members before 15 June, we regret to announce that our concert “Le French May Arts Festival – Cellomania: Edgar Moreau Plays Elgar” at Hong Kong City Hall on 13 June will be cancelled.

Deadline of refund requests: 30 Jun 2020 (Tue)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org.

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Cancellation of concerts: “Panasonic Proudly Sponsors: Good Music this Lunch” (12 May 2020) (Free concert) and “Great Piano Concertos: Sunwook Kim Plays Beethoven No 4″ (16 May 2020)

As the closure of all performance venues under the Leisure and Cultural Services Department continues, the following Hong Kong Sinfonietta concerts will be cancelled:

  1. Panasonic Proudly Sponsors: Good Music this Lunch (12 May 2020, HK City Hall Foyer) (Free concert)
  2. Great Piano Concertos: Sunwook Kim Plays Beethoven No 4 (16 May 2020, HK City Hall Concert Hall)

Deadline of refund requests: 1 Jun 2020 (Mon)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org.

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Cancellation of tour: “Hong Kong Sinfonietta in Germany & Austria” (21-29 Apr 2020), “Hong Kong Sinfonietta in Portugal & France” (31 Jul-7 Aug 2020)

In view of the current situation in Europe, we have now cancelled our tour to Germany and Austria in April 2020, and to Portugal and France in July–August 2020. Earlier in February this year, our tour to Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok was also cancelled.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta has been putting Hong Kong on the world music map since 2001 and has performed in 41 cities all over the world.

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Cancellation of concert: “Cellomania: Sebastian Klinger Plays Schumann” (4 Apr 2020) 

Hong Kong Sinfonietta is sad to announce that we will be continuing with the cancellation of programmes in April in view of the present situation in Hong Kong.

The concert on 4 April 2020 was going to be our new season opening conducted by Music Director Yip Wing-sie, with the world première of a new commissioned work by our Artist Associate/composer Charles Kwong and the Hong Kong début of German cellist Sebastian Klinger.

Our tickets have been selling via URBTIX online and we would like to thank everyone for their support during this difficult time for all. We will of course organise any refunds (see below).

Meanwhile, we hope to come back to you with better news for our concerts in May.

Deadline of refund requests: 20 Apr 2020 (Mon)
For enquiries, please contact us at ticketing@hksinfonietta.org.