Hong Kong Philharmonic principal clarinettist Andrew Simon and pianist Warren Lee in a still from a video of them playing Joseph Horovitz's Sonatina. It’s the second video Simon has made for posting online to reach orchestra fans amid the coronavirus epidemic that’s shut concert halls. Photo: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Hong Kong orchestra posts videos of players making music on social media amid coronavirus epidemic that’s shut concert halls

  • Concertgoers are missing their Hong Kong Philharmonic, and its players are missing their audience, so they’ve made music videos at home for posting online
  • ‘We feel so isolated. But we know the audience wants to hear from us,’ says principal clarinettist Andrew Simon, pleased with positive feedback videos received
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hong Kong Philharmonic principal clarinettist Andrew Simon and pianist Warren Lee in a still from a video of them playing Joseph Horovitz's Sonatina. It’s the second video Simon has made for posting online to reach orchestra fans amid the coronavirus epidemic that’s shut concert halls. Photo: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
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