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Creativity Day

Date & Time

14 May 2022 2:30pm - 5:30pm


Laundry Steps


Free of charge




Performer & Performance Pieces

2:30pm - 3:15pm

Concert I

Franz Anton HOFFMEISTER | Duet for Flute and Violin in G Major
I. Allegro 
II. Adagio

Alice Hui Ka-ching (Flute)
Calvin Cheng Ho-chung (Violin)

Francisco MIGNONE | Sonata No. 1 for Two Bassoons

Matos RODRíGUEZ (Arr. Chan King-hei) | La Cumparsita

Fox Chan King-hei (Bassoon)
So Lo-ling (Bassoon)

Akira YUYAMA | Divertimento for Marimba and Alto Saxophone

Herman Pong Tin-yau (Saxophone)
Sunny Ho Tze-fai (Marimba)

3:30pm - 4:20pm

Concert II

Erwin SCHULHOFF | Concertino
I. Andante con fuoco
II. Furiant. Allegro furioso
III. Andante
IV. Allegro Gaio

Alice Hui Ka-ching (Flute)
Martin Kuo (Viola)
Victor Lee (Double Bass)

Traditional, arr. by Danish String Quartet | Waltz after Lasse in Lyby

Alexander BORODIN | String quintet No.2
I. Allegro moderato

Vivian Shen Ting-chia (Violin)
Calvin Cheng Ho-chung (Violin)
Martin Kuo (Viola)
Shawn Tam (Cello)

SCHUBERT | String quintet in C Major D956
IV. Allegretto

Vivian Shen Ting-chia (Violin)
Calvin Cheng Ho-chung (Violin)
Martin Kuo (Viola)
Shawn Tam (Cello)
Victor Lee (Double Bass)

4:45pm - 5:30pm

Concert III

Caroline SHAW | Boris Kerner

Shawn Tam (Cello)
Bryony Che Hiu-lam (Flower Pots)

Arvo PÄRT (Arr. Samuel Chan) | Spiegel Im Spiegel

Vivian Shen Ting-chia (Violin)
Samuel Chan (Percussion)

Osvaldo GOLIJOV | Mariel

Shawn Tam (Cello)
Bryony Che Hiu-lam (Marimba)

James M. STEPHENSON | Vignettes for trumpet and percussion
I. Running with Lionel
II. Chasing Igor
III. Chuck’s March
IV. Dinner with Andre
V. Waltz in Berlin
VI. Leandro Perpetuo
VII. Max

Kinson Chan (Trumpet)
Samuel Chan (Percussion)

Musician List

Violin: Vivian Shen Ting-chia, Calvin Cheng Ho-chung
Viola: Martin Kuo
Cello: Shawn Tam
Double Bass: Victor Lee
Flute: Alice Hui Ka-ching
Bassoon: Fox Chan King-hei, So Lo Ling
Saxophone: Herman Pong Tin-yau
Trumpet: Kinson Chan
Percussion: Samuel Chan, Sunny Ho Tze-fai, Bryony Che Hiu-lam

About The Orchestra Academy

The Orchestra Academy Hong Kong is the first joint programme co-directed by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HKPhil) and the School of Music of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA), funded by “TrustTomorrow” of The Swire Group Charitable Trust (Swire Trust) with a promising sponsorship of approximately HK$9 million over a 3-year period. The programme, consisting of two schemes namely Fellowship Programme and Young Pro Platform, aims at enhancing professional training for distinguished graduates from HKAPA’s School of Music and facilitating their career development in the orchestral field. Those who are admitted to The Orchestra Academy will contribute their talents to servicing the community through volunteering opportunities.

2021 / 22 Season: “Venture Into The Unknown” presented by Young Pro Platform (YPP)

YPP will kick off the season with full ensemble concerts “Eroica Reimagined: Adams X Beethoven” in The Box, Freespace in June, followed by 8 chamber music concerts in Haw Par Music and Xiqu Centre Tea House Theatre from July to October. The season programming is curated by 19 YPP musicians, showcasing a wide spectrum of musical styles and genres, including classical, contemporary and pop music.

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About "The Hearth"

We believe everything in life can be an inspiration of arts, and everyone can unlock their artistic potential through participation and appreciation. By bringing people together to share a time and a space, performing arts can create bonding and memories that are unique and relevant to those on and off the stage.

“The Hearth” is a regular thematic programme to explore how performing arts can connect people from different communities and create synergy. By integrating music, dance, theatre, films, literature and more, each monthly programme is designed to look into how performing arts can nurture creativity, establish identity and care for wellbeing. These programmes are curated and led by creative and academic professionals across various sectors, presented in a range of performances, workshops, screenings, games, talks and more to encourage participation, evoke thinking and stimulate discussion around topics that concern us.