2020 Autumn Music Festival

Due to the restrictions of the covid pandemic YCIS is presenting this years Autumn Festival online
The performances are made up from HK winners of the 2020 YCYW Young Musicians Music Competition held earlier this year
We are presenting a wonderful varied programme of vocal and instrumental music for you. Travel on a whirlwind journey through time from the evocative 16th century song by Gulio Caccini​, masterpieces by Haydn, Saint Saens, Chausson and Copland, to songs from the hit broadway musical Les Miserable and K-Pop
Jeremy Williams, Music Director

Please enjoy!


Autumn Music Festival


YCIS Young Achiever
Bryan Tse (Y8) – cello, Miss Kwan accompaniment
Concerto No. 1 in C major by Joseph Haydn
This piece was composed around 1761-65 for longtime friend Joseph Franz Weigl, then the principal cellist of Prince Nicolaus's Esterházy Orchestra
YCIS Young Achiever
Anna Li (Y5) – violin, Miss Kwan accompaniment
Introduction and Tarantella Op. 43 by Pablo Sarasate
This proves to be the composer Sarasate’s most enduringly popular non-Spanish Dance piece
YCIS Young Achiever
Ashley Chiu (Y6) – cello, Dr Yu piano accompaniment
Taratelle Op. 24 by Daniel van Goens
Van Goens was born in the Netherlands. He took cello lessons from Leon Jacquard and composition from Albert Lavignac at the Paris Conservatory
YCIS Young AchieverAudrey Se-to (Y10) – voice, Miss Kwan accompaniment
“Le Colibri” by Ernest Chausson
Visions of a vivid spring are painted into sound with gently rising and falling melodic lines over captivating harmonies
YCIS Young AchieverAda Wong (Y12) - piano
Sonata in E flat Major (1st movement) by Joseph Haydn
It is the last of Haydn's piano sonatas and is widely considered his greatest
YCIS Young AchieverHoi Kiu Chan (Y10) – voice, Dr Yu piano accompaniment
“On My Own’ (music by Claude-Michel Schönberg) From Les Miserables
This is a song from the hugely successful and long-running west end musical 'Les Miserables'
YCIS Young AchieverSamson Tsun (Y8) – voice, Dr Yu accompaniment
“Amarilli mia Bella” by Giulio Cacccini
AMARILLI, mia bella is the best known of the solo madrigals that Giulio. Caccini included in his Le nuove musiche of 1602
YCIS Young AchieverAriel Li (Y9) – drum kit
“Fake Love-BTS” by "Hittman" Bang Pdogg RM
"Fake Love" is a song recorded in Korean and Japanese by South Korean boy band BTS
YCIS Young AchieverDora Wang (Y7) – violin, Miss Kwan accompaniment
Violin concerto No. 3 in B minor by Camille Saint-Saens
Saint-Saëns dedicated this concerto to fellow composer-virtuoso Pablo de Sarasate, who played the solo part at the premiere in October 1880
YCIS Young AchieverHangzhi Xiong (Y7) - piano
​“The Cat and Mouse” by Aaron Copland
Aaron Copland's Scherzo Humoristique, written in 1920, is indeed musically humorous as it depicts the skittering rodent and sinister feline in a demanding, but very enjoyable etude setting
YCIS Educator
Zenan Kwan
Staff Accompanist
YCIS Educator
Yu Yeung
Staff Accompanist


YCIS Autumn Music Festival 2020 Programme

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