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Tiny Galaxy Concerts @ Wontonmeen

Hong Kong Sinfonietta proudly presents “Tiny Galaxy Concerts @ Wontonmeen” – a brand new online chamber concert series curated in collaboration with Wontonmeen – a hostel located in the vibrant and historical neighbourhood of Sham Shui Po. We invite you to explore with your eyes, ears and heart the beauty of where hand-picked gems of chamber music collide with the sentiments and quintessence of an old Hong Kong. Leave behind all expectations, and enter this imaginative space with our musicians – welcome to our precious, mesmerising, wondrously tiny musical galaxy!

*Available for watching on-demand at Now E ; TV broadcast on MOViE MOViE channel (Now TV ch116) every Sunday at 4pm (starting from 3 Apr 2022)

 

Episode 11 (season two finale with sergei nakariakov)

Programme
Rachmaninov       Cello Sonata in G minor, Op 19: III Andante  (Arranged for Flugelhorn)
                                          Flugelhorn: Sergei Nakariakov
                                          Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

Schumann                 Intermezzo from F-A-E Sonata
Clara Schumann       Three Romances for Violin & Piano, Op 22: No 3 Leidenschaftlich schnell
                                                Violin: James Cuddeford
                                                Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

Schumann        Adagio and Allegro, Op 70 (Arranged for Flugelhorn)
                                    Flugelhorn: Sergei Nakariakov
                                    Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

 

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Episode 10 (Featuring sergei nakariakov)

Programme
Schumann         Fantasiestücke, Op 73 (Arranged for Flugelhorn)
                                       Flugelhorn: Sergei Nakariakov
                                       Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

Ravel                  Pièce en Forme de Habanera
                           Berceuse sur le Nom de Gabriel Fauré
                                       Violin: James Cuddeford
                                       Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

Glazunov          Albumblatt in D-flat for Trumpet & Piano
                                       Trumpet: Sergei Nakariakov
                                       Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

 

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Episode 9 (Featuring Christoph poppen)

Programme
Hindemith           Sonata for Violin Solo, Op 31 No 2
                                          Violin: Christoph Poppen

Bartók                  44 Duos for Two Violins: Nos 37, 28, 27, 33, 44
                                          Violin: Christoph Poppen, James Cuddeford

Bach                    Partita No 2 in D minor for Solo Violin, BWV1004: III Sarabande
                                          Violin: Christoph Poppen

 

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Episode 8 (Adrien La Marca & friends)

Programme
Bruch                                  Eight Pieces, Op 83:
                                              No 2 Allegro con moto
                                              No 5 Rumänische Melodie: Andante
                                                             Clarinet: Fong Hiu-kai Johnny
                                                             Viola: Adrien La Marca
                                                             Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

Prokofiev                          Romeo and Juliet: Act I Scene 2: Balcony Scene
(Vadim Borisovsky arr)                     Viola: Adrien La Marca
                                                             Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

 

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Season TWO Première – Episode 7 (Featuring Adrien La Marca)

Programme
Mozart                               Duo for Violin & Viola in G, K423
                                                           Violin: James Cuddeford
                                                           Viola: Adrien La Marca

 

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Episode 6 (Kodály – Duo for Violin & Cello)

Programme
Kodály              Duo for Violin & Cello, Op 7
                                      Violin: James Cuddeford
                                      Cello: Aurélien Pascal

 

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Episode 5 (featuring Aurélien Pascal and James Cuddeford)

Programme
Bach                   From Suite No 3 in C for Unaccompanied Cello, BWV1009
                                      Praeludium
                                      Sarabande
                                      Gigue
                                     Cello: Aurélien Pascal

Martinů               Duo No 2 for Violin & Cello, H371
                                      Violin: James Cuddeford
                                     Cello: Aurélien Pascal

 

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Episode 4 (featuring James Cuddeford’s new work)

Programme
James Cuddeford         “For the Five Fingers” from Four Studies for a Portrait of Roger Smalley  (world première)
                                                        Piano: Colleen Lee (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

Roger Smalley                  Suite for 2 Violins (2006)
                                                        Violin: James Cuddeford, Le Hoai-nam

 

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Episode 3 (featuring Aurélien Pascal)

Programme
Beethoven           Trio for Piano, Violin & Cello in B-flat, WoO 39
                                         Violin: James Cuddeford
                                         Cello: Aurélien Pascal
                                         Piano: Perry So

Bartók/Szigeti      Hungarian Folk Tunes
                                         Violin: James Cuddeford
                                         Piano: Perry So

Schnittke              Silent Night for Violin & Piano (1978)
                                         Violin: James Cuddeford
                                         Piano: Perry So

 

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Episode 2 (Mendelssohn)

Programme
Mendelssohn        Songs Without Words, Op 53: Nos 3 & 4
                                           Piano: Colleen Lee  (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

Mendelssohn        Concert Piece No 2 in D minor, Op 114
                                           Clarinet: Fong Hiu-kai Johnny, Chen Chiu-yuan
                                           Piano: Li Hau-ling Jacqueline 

 

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season ONE PREMIÈRE – Episode 1 (Bartók – Contrasts)

Programme
Bartók        Contrasts
                           Violin: James Cuddeford
                           Clarinet: Fong Hiu-kai Johnny
                           Piano: Colleen Lee  (HKS Artist Associate 2010-2011)

 

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Season two trailer

 

Season one trailer

 

behind the scenes




 

meet the artist behind the cover image

The fun, heartwarming and incredibly gorgeous cover image for our new online concert series “Tiny Galaxy Concerts @ Wontonmeen” is the work of the wonderful local artist Vivian Ho, who highlights the endless scope for imagination, beauty and new discoveries when two seemingly detached worlds – classical music and Sham Shui Po – collide.