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Tiny Galaxy Concerts @ Wontonmeen

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!

Episode 6

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

 

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Episode 5

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

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

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

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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PREMIÈRE – Episode 1

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

 

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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.




 


Featured Artists (EPISODE 6)

Aurélien Pascal
(Cello)

James Cuddeford
(Violin)