The Hong Kong Sinfonietta under principal guest conductor Christoph Poppen perform during filming of their second concert film under coronavirus lockdown, Back on Stage II (Quarantined!). The film, one of three the orchestra shot, is being screened as part of the Life is Art festival. Photo: HK Sinfonietta Ltd The Hong Kong Sinfonietta under principal guest conductor Christoph Poppen perform during filming of their second concert film under coronavirus lockdown, Back on Stage II (Quarantined!). The film, one of three the orchestra shot, is being screened as part of the Life is Art festival. Photo: HK Sinfonietta Ltd
The Hong Kong Sinfonietta under principal guest conductor Christoph Poppen perform during filming of their second concert film under coronavirus lockdown, Back on Stage II (Quarantined!). The film, one of three the orchestra shot, is being screened as part of the Life is Art festival. Photo: HK Sinfonietta Ltd

Film a new way to appreciate classical music, Hong Kong Sinfonietta discovers – its concert films will screen at city’s Life Is Art festival

  • When performance venues closed in the coronavirus pandemic, the Hong Kong orchestra made its first venture into producing concert films – and learned a lot
  • With the Back on Stage films showing in this month’s Life is Art festival, CEO Margaret Yang reflects on their unexpected success in a challenging year

Topic |   Classical music
The Hong Kong Sinfonietta under principal guest conductor Christoph Poppen perform during filming of their second concert film under coronavirus lockdown, Back on Stage II (Quarantined!). The film, one of three the orchestra shot, is being screened as part of the Life is Art festival. Photo: HK Sinfonietta Ltd The Hong Kong Sinfonietta under principal guest conductor Christoph Poppen perform during filming of their second concert film under coronavirus lockdown, Back on Stage II (Quarantined!). The film, one of three the orchestra shot, is being screened as part of the Life is Art festival. Photo: HK Sinfonietta Ltd
The Hong Kong Sinfonietta under principal guest conductor Christoph Poppen perform during filming of their second concert film under coronavirus lockdown, Back on Stage II (Quarantined!). The film, one of three the orchestra shot, is being screened as part of the Life is Art festival. Photo: HK Sinfonietta Ltd
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