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YU LONG | The Firebird & Carmen

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YU LONG | The Firebird & Carmen

6 DEC 2019 (Fri) 8:00pm
7 DEC 2019 (Sat) 8:00pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

For aged 6 and above

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Available at URBTIX from 15 JUL 2019

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STRAVINSKYThe Firebird Suite (1919)Listen
CHEN QigangLa joie de la souffrance, for Violin and Orchestra (HK premiere)
SHCHEDRINCarmen Suite (after BIZET)Listen

 

This concert opens and closes with two ravishing Russian ballet scores which share a Parisian connection with the concerto composed by Chen Qigang. Studying in Paris, Chen finds that “the violin has perhaps the widest capacity to express human emotion” of all the instruments. His violin concerto La joie de la souffrance was premiered in Beijing in 2017, and Ning Feng will return to present its Hong Kong premiere with Yu Long.

 

 

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Free Pre-concert Talk

 

Time:6 DEC 2019 (Fri) 7:15pm - 7:45pm
7 DEC 2019 (Sat) 7:15pm - 7:45pm
Venue:Fri: AC2, 4/F, Administration Building, HK Cultural Centre
Sat: AC2, 4/F, Administration Building, HK Cultural Centre
Speaker:

Fri (English)
Dr. Patrick Yim, Assistant Professor, Department of Music, Hong Kong Baptist University
 

Sat (Cantonese)
Mr. Savio Lau, Hi Fi Review Editor (Music section)

 

  • Full-time students, citizens aged 60 and above, people with disabilities & the minder*, CSSA recipients: 50% off (with quota, this discount cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)
    * For purchase of each concessionary ticket for people with disabilities, the customer can purchase one ticket of same concession for a minder.
  • Club Bravo members: 15% off
  • Chung Ying “Energy Fun Club plus” members, City Contemporary Dance Company “Dance Inspirations” members, Friends of Hong Kong Ballet, Friends of Hong Kong Dance Company, HKIFF Cine Fan: 10% off
  • Zuni Friends: 10% off (max. 4 tickets)
  • HKRep Pals, Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra: 10% off (max. 2 tickets)
  • Discounts only available at URBTIX outlets upon presentation of valid staff/membership card
    • Young Audience Scheme members: 55% off, accompanying adults – 10% off (max. 2 tickets per discount category)
    • Staff of Swire Group: 15% off
    • Members of Marco Polo Club: 10% off (not applicable to $D tickets; max. 4 tickets)
    • City Contemporary Dance Company “Student Dance Inspirations” members, Members of Hong Kong Arts Administrators Association, Members of Hong Kong Bar Association, Fringe Club members, Members of The Law Society of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Orchestral Teachers’ Circle, Hong Kong Piano/Electone Teachers’ Circle, Members of Hong Kong Chinese Civil Servants' Association, HKU SPACE Alumni members: 10% off (max. 2 tickets)
  • Group Booking (standard tickets only): 10% off for 10-19 tickets, 15% off for 20+ tickets
  • No eating or drinking
  • No photography, recording or filming
  • Please turn off your mobile phone and other electronic devices
  • Please keep noise to a minimum during the performance
  • Please reserve your applause until the end of the entire work

Stalls A1-2/56-57, B1-4/57-60, C1-5/58-62, D1-3/59-61, AA1-12/89-100, BB1-13/89-101, CC89-90 & HH27

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