A Concert of Pop Classics by Chinese Instruments
One of the attractive programmes from the Leisure and Cultural Services Department's "Family Series", the Hong Kong Music Lover Chinese Orchestra will perform "Chinese Music Dynamica Concert" in April.
Led by Conductor Kam Shui-wing, the Orchestra will perform pop classics "The Chinese", "Sweet So Sweet", movie music "Monkeys Fish for the Moon", children's songs "Chibimaruko-chan", "Hamutaro", "McDull", etc. Audience can request their favourite children's songs and the Orchestra will play the top five in the concert.
The Hong Kong Music Lover Chinese Orchestra was established in 1979, with an aim to promote Chinese music and carry forward its rich heritage. The Orchestra has given many public performances at the invitation of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, the Music Office, the Hong Kong Arts Festival Society, the Hong Kong Tourism Board, and many private organizations of Hong Kong. In December 1999, the Orchestra organized a highly successful 20th Anniversary concert entitled "The Way We Were". Performing aside, the Orchestra has made many recordings in both cassette tape and CD, including "Song of the Chariots", "Gongs and Drums in Celebration of a Bumper Harvest" and the "Gold Disc winner", "Fishermen's Song of the East Sea".
Details of the programme schedule are as follows:
April 6(Sun) 3pm Theatre, Ngau Chi Wan Civic Centre
April 12(Sat) 8pm Auditorium, North District Town Hall
April 20(Sun) 3pm Auditorium, Tai Po Civic Centre
April 27(Sun) 3pm Theatre, Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre
Tickets priced at $70 are now available at all URBTIX outlets. Half-price concessions will be granted to senior citizens, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients (Discount tickets for CSSA recipients available on a first-come, first-served basis). Please check details from programme leaflets for other group booking and package booking discount schemes.
For ticketing enquiries and reservations, please call 2734 9009; for programme enquiries, please call 2268 7321; for credit card telephone booking, please call 2111 5999; for internet booking, please visit www.urbtix.gov.hk. For more programme details, please visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/cp
Programmes of the Family Series include "Eleven Cats" by Chung Ying Theatre Company, "The World Magic Gala", "Super Kids!?" by Jumbo Kids Theatre, "Comet in Moominland" by Manitoba Theatre for Young People (Canada), Nanjing Acrobatic Troupe, Hong Kong Children's Symphony Orchestra, "Chinese Music Dynamica Concert" by the Hong Kong Music Lover Chinese Orchestra and the Workshop series.
End/Friday, March 7, 2003