43rd Orchestral Season

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Liza Wang & HKCO 2020 (Cancelled)

Date and Time
8‒9/5/2020 (Fri, Sat) 8:00 pm
Venue
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
Ticket Fee
$280, $480, $680
Conductor
Yan Huichang
Performed by
Liza Wang
Hong Kong diva Liza Wang, who has collaborated with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra in many highly successful concerts before, will take you across time and space in this concert with her charming performance of classical poetry and songs such as Flower But NotSheng-Sheng-ManSeeds of the Rosary Pea and All Red the River, as well as the pick of her Canto Pop repertoire – Limelight YearsLove in a Fallen CityThe Homebound Sails and Hot Coffee. For this occasion, the HKCO has commissioned renowned Hong Kong composer, Ng Cheuk-yin, to set music to two ci poems by Song dynasty poets, Xi Qiji and Su Dongpo. The new works will be making their world premiere in this concert.

Cancellation Notice of  ‘Liza Wang & HKCO 2020’ 


In view of the ongoing outbreak of the novel coronavirus, for the health and safety of our participating artists, audiences and colleagues, ‘Liza Wang & HKCO 2020’ (originally scheduled for May 8-9, 2020) has been cancelled. We are actively seeking alternative arrangements to present this concert later. Please look out for our future announcements on our web page. We apologize for any inconvenience caused. 

For refund arrangements, please visit: https://bit.ly/2QZmAdo


Enquiries: 3185 1647 / keithyeung@hkco.org

Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Office Address: 7/F, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building 345 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong (Marketing and Development Department)

Office hours: 10:00 – 12:30 / 14:00 – 18:00, Monday to Friday

Programme

Moonlight on the Spring River Ancient Melody Arr. by Peng Xiuwen


Vocal and Orchestra

Flowers But Not Huang Tzu Words from a poem by Bai Juyi (Tang Dynasty) Arr. by Chen Ning-chi

Sheng-Sheng-Man Ng Cheuk-yin Words from a ci poem by Li Qingzhao (Song Dynasty)

Qing-Yu-An – The Lantern Festival Ng Cheuk-yin Words from a ci poem by Xin Qiji (Song Dynasty) (Commissioned by the HKCO / Premiere)

The Butterfly Loves the Flower – A Spring Scene  Ng Cheuk-yin  Words from a ci poem by Su Dongpo (Song Dynasty) (Commissioned by the HKCO / Premiere)

Seeds of the Rosary Pea Liu Xue’an Lyrics by Cao Xueqin (Qing Dynasty) Transposed and Adapted by Chew Hee Chiat
All Red the River Ancient Tune Words from a ci poem by Yue Fei (Song Dynasty) Arr. by Zhu Xiaogu

Limelight Years (Theme from the drama series of the same title) Anthony Lun  Lyrics by Sandy Chang Arr. by Ng Cheuk-yin (Arrangement commissioned by the HKCO / Premiere of the Chinese Orchestral Version)

Love in a Fallen City (Theme from the movie of the same title) Violet Lam Man-yee Lyrics by Andrew Lam Man-chung Arr. by Ng Cheuk-yin (Arrangement commissioned by the HKCO / Premiere of the Chinese Orchestral Version)

The Homebound Sails   Joseph Koo    Lyrics by Kong Yu Arr. by Ng Cheuk-yin (Arrangement commissioned by the HKCO / Premiere of the Chinese Orchestral Version)

Hot Coffee  Chi Li-Nan   Lyrics by Kong Yu Arr. by Ng Cheuk-yin (Arrangement commissioned by the HKCO / Premiere of the Chinese Orchestral Version)


(Details will be announced in due course)
Backstage Tour

Date: 9/5/2020 (Sat) 

Time: 7:00pm