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2013 Music Office Annual Gala
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Date: 17 Feb (Sun)
Time: 3pm
Venue: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall


As the Music Office celebrates its 35th Anniversary this year, 600 young musicians from the bands, choirs and orchestras and some of its wind trainees will take the stage to perform in this massive music gathering. Awards will also be presented in the Annual Gala to the most outstanding trainees and members of its bands, choirs and orchestras of 2011/12.

Diversified concert repertoire ranging from the 19th to 21st century will be presented in the Gala, where special highlight will be given to Joseph Koo’s Music for the Millions which serves as a remembrance of Music Office’s contribution in promotion of music, commitment in music education throughout the past 35 years to bring up the next generation of young musicians in Hong Kong.
 
Programme
Ceremony
 

Officiating Guest: Wilfred Wong Ying-wai, SBS, JP
Chairman, Hong Kong Arts Development Council

Music Office Youth Choir
 
Music for the Millions
Water Night
Ritmo
Joseph Koo
Whitacre
Davison
Piano Accompanists:   Mable Siew & Josie Yau
Conductor:   Dr. Angelina Au
Hong Kong Youth Strings & Hong Kong Junior Chamber Ensemble
Fantasia on a Theme of Thomas Tallis
Vaughan Williams
Conductor:   Ng Ka-ming
Hong Kong Youth Symphonic Band, Members of the Music Office symphonic bands
Jungle Dance
Balmages
Conductor:   Lee Sing-wan
Hong Kong Youth Symphonic Band
Danzón No. 2
Márquez/ arr. Nickel
Conductor:   Pak Wing-heng
Hong Kong Youth Symphonic Band, Members of the Music Office symphonic bands & wind trainees
Paper Cut
Shapiro
Conductor:   Pak Wing-heng
~ Intermission ~
Hong Kong Youth Chinese Orchestra
 
The Ancient Capital
Universal Joy
Chen Ning-chi
Kuan Nai-chung
Conductor:   Tsui Ying-fai
Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra
 
Overture to La forza del destino
Verdi
Conductor:   Pak Wing-heng
Highland Cathedral
Prelude to Act I from Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg
Roever and Korb
Wagner
Conductor:   Dr. Joseph Kam
Music Office reserves the right to change the programme and artists
 
Tickets:
$100 $80 $60

Tickets are available at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and by credit card telephone booking from 17 January.
Half-price for full-time students, senior citizens, people with disabilities and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients
For ages 6 or above
 
Enquiry
Ticketing Enquiries: 2734 9009
Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999
Internet Booking: http://www.urbtix.hk
Programme Enquiry: 2796 7523/ 2582 5311