The Leisure and Cultural Services Department will present two Cantonese opera concerts in October. Performing at the concerts are the renowned Cantonese opera artists Wan Fai-yin, Wong Chiu-kwan, Man Kim-fei, Ng Chin-fung, Lee Fung, Lee Lung, Amy Wu, Chan Kim-sing, Sun Kim-long, Tang Mei-ling, Cheng Wing-mui, Wai Chun-fai and Chung Lai-yung.
The performances will start at 7.30pm. Details are as follows:
October 2 (Sunday); Theatre, Ko Shan Theatre
Performers: Wan Fai-yin, Wong Chiu-kwan, Ng Chin-fung, Lee Fung, Chan Kim-sing, Sun Kim-long, Cheng Wing-mui and Wai Chun-fai
Programme includes: "The God of Luo River", "Eighteen Songs of a Nomad Flute", "Chastising the Princess", "Daiyu at Her Death Bed", "Tricking the Rake" from "Lost Among a Bevy of Beauties", "White Dragon Pass" and "Entering into Exile and Surrender".
October 23 (Sunday); Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall
Performers: Man Kim-fei, Ng Chin-fung, Lee Fung, Amy Wu, Chan Kim-sing, Tang Mei-ling and Chung Lai-yung
Programme includes: "Cleaving Open Mount Huashan in Anger", "Yang Wulang Saving His Younger Brother", a medley of popular Cantonese tunes ("Where Love Blooms", "Love at the Hundred Flowers Pavilion" and "The Fragrance of the Lotus"), "Zhou Yu Wallowing in a Love Song", "The Guessing Game" from "Di Qing", "The Ruthless Sword and the Two Lovers" and "The Encounter Under the Willow and Returning the Lute".
Tickets priced from $100 to $260 are available at all URBTIX outlets, on the Internet and by credit card telephone booking. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and their minders, 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).
For programme enquiries, call 2268 7325; for ticketing enquiries, call 2734 9009. For credit card telephone booking, call 2111 5999. Internet booking is available at www.urbirx.hk. Visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/chinese_opera/000002e4.html for more programme details.
Ends/Monday, August 22, 2011