Leisure and Cultural Services Department Brand Hong Kong - Asia's world city
GovHKTraditional ChineseSimplified Chinese Search Site Map Contact Us
Publication and Press Releases2014.04.17 07:10 22°C Cloudy
 
* Publication and Press Releases *
*
* Home *
* *
* *
* *
* *
* *
* *
* *
* Public Forms *
* *
* *
* *
* Jobs Available *
"My Culture" Mobile Application
"Fitness Walking" mobile application available for download
Web Accessibility Conformance Statement
Publication and Press Releases

Graphic: Press ReleasesGraphic: November
 
International music showcased in "Around the World in Songs" concert
******************************************************


The Youth Choir and the Children¡¦s Choir of the Music Office will perform in the ¡§Around the World in Songs¡¨ concert next Sunday (November 12) at 3pm at the Auditorium of Sha Tin Town Hall. The concert is presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department.

The two choirs will use sweet and melodious international folk songs to take the audience on a trip around the world.

Conductors for the concert are the instructors of Music Office Dr Angelina Au and Linde Lee, with piano accompaniments by Kwan Pui-pui and Mable Siew.

The Children¡¦s Choir will perform an array of folk songs including the traditional Cantonese ¡§Moonlight¡¨, ¡§Lark! O Lark¡¨ from Xingjiang, the poetic ¡§Sakura¡¨ from Japan, ¡§Arirang¡¨ from Korea, ¡§Rasa Sayag eh¡¨ from Malaysia, the passionate ¡§Tinikling¡¨ from Philippines, the popular ¡§Waltzing Matilda¡¨ from Australia, ¡§Siyahumba¡¨ from South Africa, ¡§Zum Gali Gali¡¨ from Israel, as well as two Russian songs ¡§The Lonely Ash Tree¡¨ and ¡§Rushing Troika¡¨.

The Youth Choir will also present many well-known folk songs like ¡§Mas Que Nada¡¨ from Brazil, ¡§Les Champs-elysees¡¨ from France, ¡§La Bamba¡¨ which was once a mega-hit in Mexico, as well as folk songs from Germany, Italy, England, Newfoundland.

Not to be missed is ¡§This is Our Home¡¨ from local renowned composer Joseph Koo, to be jointly presented by the two choirs.

Tickets for the concert priced at $40 and $20 are available at URBTIX outlets. Half-price tickets are available for senior citizens, people with disabilities, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance recipients.

Reservations can be made by phone on 2734 9009 or on the Internet at http://www.urbtix.hk . For programme information, call 2796 7537 / 2582 5311 or visit http://www.lcsd.gov.hk/musicoffice .

Ends/Friday, November 3, 2006
NNNN
 
  [News Archive] [Back to Top]  
Graphic: End

Quality Services for Quality Life
2003| Important notices | Privacy policy Last revision date: 3 November, 2006