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Nan Lian Garden Chinese Music Series: "The Legacy.Stories Retold" -Sheng Recital by Loo Sze-wang

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“Loo Sze-wang’s technical authority and musical sensitivity dominated…inventively conceived and expertly rendered”  SCMP

7 January 2012 (Sat) 2:30pm*
Xiang Hai Xuan Multi-purpose Hall, Nan Lian Garden
$220 (Free Seating)

20 January 2012 (Fri) 8pm
Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall

$200, 150

*Meet-the-Artists Session after the recital (In Cantonese)

 
Performers

7 January 2012 (Sat) 2:30pm

Xiang Hai Xuan Multi-purpose Hall, Nan Lian Garden

Sheng: Loo Sze-wang

Pipa / Zhongruan: Lam Tsan-tong

Yangqin: Mung Mei-kwan

Percussion: Tse Tsz-chung, Eddy

Zheng: Chiu Tan-ching

 

20 January 2012 (Fri) 8pm

Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall

Sheng: Loo Sze-wang

Pipa / Zhongruan: Lam Tsan-tong

Yangqin: Mung Mei-kwan

Erhu: Tse Chan-hung, Cheung Wai-fung

Zhonghu: Wong Wing-shing

Cello: Tang Chung-ho

Percussion: Tse Tsz-chung, Eddy

Zheng: Chiu Tan-ching

 

 
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Programme

7 January 2012 (Sat) 2:30pm

Xiang Hai Xuan Multi-purpose Hall, Nan Lian Garden

Wu-Zi-Kai-Men

Phoenix in the sky

The Golden Phoenix Has Come to the Reservoir

The Joyful Pasture

The Beauty of River Xiang

Tsin Melody

Autumn Moon over a Placid Lake

Stepping High

Nocturnal Peace

A Ballad of the Lotus Shore

The Moon Over the Castle Ruins

Moonlight

 

20 January 2012 (Fri) 8pm

Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall

Phoenix in the sky

Mountain Village

Swan Capriccio

Hunting in Winter

Red Flowers Blossoming Everywhere

Da Qi Ban

Chao-Yuan-Ge

Autumn Moon over a Placid Lake

Stepping High

The Moon Over the Castle Ruins

Moonlight

 
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Details of Performers

LOO Sze-wang      

Sheng

Prize-winning Loo Sze-wang is the foremost sheng player of his generation in Hong Kong. He has been active both as a soloist and as a chamber musician, having been featured several times at the Hong Kong Arts Festival, the contemporary music festival Musicaramaand Radio Television Hong Kong.  Since 1983, Loo has performed with different performing groups, including the Song Company of Australia, Xenia Ensemble of Italy, St. Lawrence String Quartet of the States, POING of Norway, Het Collectif of Brussels, Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Macau Orchestra, in various countries including Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, United States, Japan, Taiwan, Germany, Singapore, Korea and the mainland China. His recent performances include the premiere of sheng concerto Hark the Phoenix Soaring High, composed by the renowned composer Chan Hing-yan, the recital in the Cornell University, New York and the solo performance with Fulcrum point New Music project in Northwestern University, Chicago.

 

As a founding member of Chinese Music Virtuosi, a 6-member Chinese instrumental ensemble that performs new and traditional works, Loo has performed at the Garden Festival in Warsaw, Poland, the Melbourne Festival in Australia, Singapore Arts Festival, Buenos Aires International Music Festival in Argentina, New Vision Festival of Hong Kong, and the Chinese Composers’ Festival, among others.  The group has also commissioned over a dozen new works, which include works that score for both Chinese and Western instruments.

 

A graduate of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Loo’s sheng teachers included Chen Deren and Cheng Tak-wai and he has also taken flute lessons from Timothy Wilson and Chan Kwok-chiu.

 
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Programme Length

Running time of each performance is about 1 hour and 30 minutes with an intermission of 15 minutes.

Audiences are strongly advised to arrive punctually. No latecomers will be admitted until the interval or a suitable break in the programme.
 
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Ticket and Concession

Tickets available from 11 November onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on internet and by credit card telephone booking.

Discount Scheme

Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Limited tickets for full-time students and CSSA recipients available on a first-come-first-served basis).

 

‘Nan Lian Garden Chinese Music Series’ Series Discount

10% off for each purchase of 2 different programmes;

15% off for each purchase of 3 different programmes;

20% off for each purchase of 4 or more different programmes

 

Group Booking Discount

10% off for each purchase of 4-9 standard tickets;

15% off for each purchase of 10-19 standard tickets;

20% off for each purchase of 20 or more standard tickets

 

Patrons can enjoy only one of the above discount schemes for each purchase.  Please inform the box office staff at the time of purchase.
 
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Other programmes in the “Nan Lian Garden Chinese Music Series”
Includes Nanyin Concert – Those Lamentable Bygone Days, Zheng Recital by Ng Hiu-hung and Korean Tranditional Music Concert, Chinese Instrumental Concert – Ku Hui-man & Wong On-yuen,Erhu Recital by Hou Shihchieh
 
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Enquiries

Credit Card Telephone Booking: 2111 5999

Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk

Programme Enquiries: 2268 7321

Ticketing Enquiries: 2734 9009

The presenter reserves the right to substitute artists and change the programme should unavoidable circumstances make it necessary.

 
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Venue Information

Nan Lian Garden
60 Fung Tak Road, Diamond Hill, Kowloon
Enquiries: 
2329 8811
Website: 
www.nanliangarden.org

Hong Kong City Hall
5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong
Enquiries: 
2921 2840

 

 

 
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