CUDDEFORD and CHONG play Sonatas

7:30pm - 9:00pm
Main Hall, Shaw Auditorium


Concertmaster of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta James Cuddeford joins celebrated Australian pianist Kristian Chong in Sonatas of Beethoven, Debussy and Brahms. These works are played alongside a world premiere for violin and piano from Cuddeford, an acclaimed composer as well as violinist - ‘Fisherman’s Song’, and some Rachmaninoff Preludes for piano. Chong is one of Australia’s leading pianists; he has performed with most of the major Australian orchestras and with many renowned musicians in chamber music including cellist Li-Wei Qin and flautist Megan Sterling, with whom he appeared at HKUST Music Alive! back in 2018.



BEETHOVEN - Sonata for Piano and Violin Op. 12 No. 2 in A major

James CUDDEFORD - Fisherman’s Song (World Premiere)

DEBUSSY – Sonata for Violin and Piano in G minor

BRAHMS - Sonata for Violin and Piano No.3, Op. 108 in D minor



Miriam HYDE arr. Noreen STOKES - Rhapsody for Left Hand (for Kristian CHONG)

RACHMANINOFF - Prelude Op. 32 No. 10 in B minor

RACHMANINOFF - Prelude Op.23 No. 4 in D major 



Piano: Kristian CHONG

Violin: James CUDDEFORD



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  • Free admission with registration.
  • Online registration is required; each registration admits one person regardless of age.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the show time.
  • Age Limit: Children under the age of 6 will not be admitted.
  • The organizer reserves the right in its sole discretion to make changes to the event program without prior notice.
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