Guangdong Music Series to feature delightful programmes


Hong Kong (HKSAR) -      The Guangdong Music Series presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will be held from February to April, featuring eight music ensembles performing a range of delightful Guangdong music programmes.
 
     The programmesare as follows:
 
"The Lament of Lady Zhaojun" Yangqin Concert by Zhao Lili
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February 25 (Saturday), 8pm
Theatre, Yau Ma Tei Theatre
Tickets: $160, $240
Guangdong Yangqin musician Zhao Lili plays with a delicate and intricate style and a pure and elegant tone. This time, Zhao is collaborating with various Guangdong music virtuosos, including Chan Ki-cham and Yu Qiwei, to perform a series of Guangdong music classics for the audience.
 
"Cantonese Music Assembly" - Cross-disciplines Guangdong Music Concert
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March 4 (Saturday), 8pm
Theatre, Yau Ma Tei Theatre
Tickets: $120, $180
The Cantonese Music Assembly represents young musicians in Hong Kong and Guangzhou converging to play music together. The concert aims at showcasing the vibrant and diverse culture of Guangdong and how Guangdong music crosses over with external cultures.

The performance pieces will include "A Song of Triumph", "In Celebration of Good Times", "Autumn Moon Upon Placid Lake", "Birds Returning to the Woods", "United We Go" and "Village Children".
 
Guangdong Music Under the Tree
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March 18 (Saturday), 2.30pm
March 19 (Sunday), 2.30pm
Six Arts Terrace, Kowloon Walled City Park
Free admission
The performance on March 18 will feature the music and songs of Chaozhou led by Lau Fok-kwong, and the performance on March 19 will feature Guangdong music performed by three generations of fine musicians and led by To Wing.
 
Concert for the 10th Anniversary of the Inscription of Cantonese
Music onto the National Intangible Cultural Heritage List by the Hong Kong Yue Yue Tuan
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March 31 (Friday), 8pm
Theatre, Yau Ma Tei Theatre
Tickets: $160, $240
The Hong Kong Yue Yue Tuan, comprising a group of professional musicians, will team up with National Class One Musician and highly acclaimed figure in Cantonese operatic music Bu Canrong, renowned Guangdong music performer and instructor of Guangdong song art in Hong Kong Tsoi Wing-hong and conductor Chan Kam-fai to perform a series of Guangdong music masterpieces to rekindle fond memories of Guangdong music among audience members.
 
"The Voice of Guangdong Saloon Music" Concert
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April 6 (Thursday), 4.30pm
April 7 (Friday), 8pm
Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre
Tickets: $120 (April 6), $120 and $180 (April 7)
The concerts will feature classic Guangdong music masterpieces and songs to be performed by renowned Guangdong musicians and a vocalist.
 
Lecture Series on the Music History and Hong Kong
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February 9 to March 23 (every Thursday except March 2), 7.30pm
AC1 or AC2, Level 4, Administration Building, Hong Kong Cultural Centre
Tickets: $40
Speaker: Professor Yu Siu-wah
Professor Yu Siu-wah's research interests range from Chinese musical instruments, instrumental music and the music of the Manchus and Mongols in the Qing court to music and politics in Hong Kong. In the lectures, he will look into the localisation of the Mainland's music culture in Hong Kong, as well as its internationalisation towards the overseas Chinese communities.
 
     Tickets are now available at URBTIX (http://www.urbtix.hk" target="_blank">www.urbtix.hk). For telephone credit card bookings, please call 2111 5999.

For programme enquiries and concessionary schemes, please call 2268 7321 or visit http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/music/groups_152.html" target="_blank">www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/music/groups_152.html.



Published on: 2017-01-06

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