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Vocal Recital by David Quah (Tenor): Schubert’s Die Schöne Müllerin

Venue Date & Time Price
Theatre, Hong Kong City Hall
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03.10.2014(Fri)
20:00
$160, 120

Programme

 

Schubert's Die Schöne Müllerin

 

1

Das Wandern

Wandering

2

Wohin? 

Where to?

3

Halt! 

Halt!

4

Danksagung an den Bach 

Giving Thanks to the Brook

5

Am Feierabend 

On the Restful Evening

6

Der Neugierige 

Curiosity

7

Ungeduld

Impatience

8

Morgengruss

Morning Greetings

9

Des Müller Blumen 

The Miller's Flowers

10

Tränenregen

Rain of Tears

11

Mein!

Mine!

12

Pause 

Pause

13

Mit dem grünen Lautenbande

With the Green Lute-ribbon

14

Der Jäger

The Hunter

15

Eifersucht und Stolz 

Jealousy and Pride

16

Die liebe Farbe 

The Favorite Color

17

Die böse Farbe

The Hateful Color

18

Trockne Blumen 

Dry Flowers

19

Der Müller und der Bach 

The Miller and the Brook

20

Des Baches Wiegenlied

The Brook's Lullaby

 

 

Running time of the concert is about 65 minutes with no intermission.

 

Audience are strongly advised to arrive punctually. No latecomers will be admitted until a suitable break in the programme.

 

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

About the Performer

 

David Quah

Tenor

Winner of the coveted Marianne Mathy Australian Singing Competition, Malaysian born David Quah made his professional debut singing Don Ottavio in Mozart’s Don Giovanni with Opera Queensland. He came back to Hong Kong in 2000 and started teaching singing at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. He regularly performs in South East Asia and is very active in the local music scenes.

Quah has premiered many roles both locally and overseas. Last August, Quah performed the principal role of Steven Lee in the world premiere of Fences in Singapore. In Hong Kong, he was cast in the title role of composer Lo Hau-man’s chamber opera The Legend of Zhang Baozai which was premiered at the Shanghai Expo 2010.  He was Pei Yu in Law Wing-fai’s Dreaming Plum Blossoms Away; Liu in So Ting-cheong’s The Shopkeeper’s Daughter; Li Yu in Guo Wenjing’s Night Banquet and Chibi and King of Chu in Brian Chatpo Koo’s The Tomb of Three Kings. In Singapore, he sang three different roles in Stefania de Kenessey’s children opera, The Other Wise Man. He was also Aspern in Dominick Argento’s The Aspern Paper for its British premiere, and Satyavan in Holst’s Savitri for its Australian première.

Quah has also appeared on concert platforms in various countries, from Australia to Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Taiwan, France, Great Britain and the USA.  He recently participated in a concert in Hong Kong as tenor, composer and arranger, paying tribute to the poet Yu Kwang-chung. He has sung the tenor solos in Paul McCartney’s Liverpool Oratorio, Handel’s Messiah and Israel in Egypt, Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle, the Requiems of Mozart, Verdi and Bruckner; a number of masses by Haydn, Mozart and Schubert; Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Vaughan Williams’ Hodie, Mendelssohn’s Elijah, Tippett’s A Child of Our Time, Janácek’s Otčenăš (“Our Father”) and Bizet’s Te Deum. He premiered the role of Jimmy in The Briefcase, a musical theatre composed by Chan Muk. He has given many recitals with repertoire ranging from baroque music to contemporary works, Chinese folk songs and Broadway musical numbers.

Quah is currently Chairman of Bel Canto Singers.

 

Timmy Tsang

Piano

Timmy Tsang studied piano performance and accompaniment with Gabriel Kwok at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (HKAPA) and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Piano Performance with first class honours and a Professional Diploma (Opera Repetiteur/Accompanist) with distinction.  He has been the repetiteur for various operas such as Don Pasquale, Una Cosa Rara, Die Zauberflöte, La Bohème, Aïda, Die Fledermaus, Gianni Schicchi, Suor Angelica and L’Elisir d’Amore.  He has conducted workshops on piano accompaniment for the Alliance Bible Seminary, the Baptist Theological Seminary and the HKAPA Excel Summer Piano Festival, and worked with the Academy’s visiting conductors and musicians, including Sir Neville Marriner, Lazlo Heltay, Georg Tintner, John Mattheson, Constantine Kitsopolous, Thomas Woods, Enza Ferrari, Malcolm Bilson and Geoffrey Pratley.  Tsang is also very active as a collaborative pianist with singers.  He has made numerous concert appearances and radio recordings with very distinguished singers in Hong Kong.  Recent performance highlight includes the radio recording with tenor Stephen Ng performing Benjamin Britten’s Winter Words and Janáček’s Diary of a Vanished One.  Tsang now works fulltime at The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts as Lecturer (Vocal and Academic Studies), teaching aural training.  He is also a voice coach at the Academy.

 

Ticketing

 

Tickets available from 23 July onwards at all URBTIX outlets, on Internet and Telephone Credit Card Booking.

 

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

 

 

Enquiries

Programme Enquiries 2268 7321

Ticketing Enquiries 3761 6661

Telephone Credit Card Booking 2111 5999

Internet Booking www.urbtix.hk

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