Don’t miss the beginning of Le French May : the opening concert by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Here are two events not to miss: Playgrounds, a photo exhibition at the Avenue of Star from April 6th, and the Opening concert of the 20th edition of the French May on April 12th by Hong Kong Sinfonietta orchestra.

The French May is every year, a festival full of events. This year even more since we are celebrating the 20th edition.

On April 12th, at 8 pm, the festival has chosen for its opening concert to commemorate the 150th birthday of one of the greatest French composer : Claude Debussy.

Hong Kong Sinfonietta, under the baton of its Music Director Yip Wing-Sie, will open the concert with his Danses sacrée et Profane for harp and strings.


This program which also celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Hong Kong Hall, will go on with the performance of two famous violonists.

The French Lise Berthaud and Daishin Kashimoto from Berlin Philharmonic’s Concertmaster will play Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante, a work Lise Berthaud performed with Augustin Dumay on an international tour in 2006.


A winner of the Geneva International Competition, member of the Orfeo String Quartet, Lise Berthaud plays regularly with the greatest musicians on the most prestigious festivals. There is no doubt that her permormance will be a marvel!


Finally, the concert will conclude with Fauré’s sublime Requiem, featuring the soprano Yuki Ip and the baritone Albert Lim.

Be among the first to discover it.

Tickets are already available online:

For more information, please visit French May’s website:

publié le 06/04/2012

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