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Enjoy a festival musical journey with our fabulous young string players, Ko Chorus and friends, bringing you enchanted Japanese choral works and popular anime songs. Perfect for this season of celebrating love and joy with your family and friends.
Guest performers: Hong Kong Young Soloists Violin Group and Chamber Orchestra, Edmond Cheng’s Music Centre Double Bass Group, Ko Chorus, Hong Kong Choir of Outstanding Children, Great Eagle Music Children Chamber Choir, English Wise Learning Center, Colette Lam
Zeng Xiaomin Cantonese Opera Symphony Concert
Main Vocalist: Zeng Xiaomin
Guests: Liza Wang, Ding Fan, Peng Qinghua, Wen Ruqing, Liang Zhaoming, Wang Yanfei
Cantonese opera, as a world-class intangible cultural heritage, is the world language of Chinese art and culture as well as the great gene of contemporary Lingnan’s excellent culture. Zeng Xiaomin, director of the Guangdong Cantonese Opera Theatre, has been committed to the inheritance and innovation of Cantonese opera culture, hoping to allow more audiences to further feel the soul and charm of Cantonese opera, and experience the reflection and integration of Cantonese opera and contemporary life; with the spirit of perseverance, innovation and dedication of Cantonese opera people. We can witness the prosperity of traditional Chinese culture and the vibrant development momentum of the city under the background of the times.
Shenzhen, Zhengzhou, Xi’an, Yinchuan, Wuhan, Ningbo, Shanghai, Beijing, Kunshan, Hangzhou, Xinjiang, Guangzhou… In 2021, we launched the national tour of Zeng Xiaomins’s Cantonese opera art, and we have presented our performances to the audience and fans along the way. There were wonderful performances that were rich in both Lingnaan characteristics and integrated with modern art, blooming with great momentum and the voice of the times.
On the evening of December 27, Zeng Xiaomin will join together with the Hong Kong Youth Philharmonic Orchestra and perform Zeng Xiaomin Cantonese Opera Symphony Concert in collaboration with famous artists from Hong Kong and Guangzhou such as Liza Wang, Liang Zhaoming, Ding Fan, Pen Qinghua, Wen Ruqing, Wang Yanfei and others. It will bring to Hong Kong audiences and audio-visual feast that blends traditional and modern art, as well as Eastern and Western musical instruments.
Cantonese Opera “White Snake”
Main cast: Zeng Xiaomin, Wen Ruqing, Zhu Hongxing, Wang Yanfei
Bai Suzhen and Xu Xian were originally a pair of lotuses in front of Buddha, and they were reborn as a human and a white snake. Xu Xian has forgotten his past life after several reincarnations whereas White Snake has been practicing for thousands of years but still misses him. Hence, she went to the human world with Xiaoqing to pursue Xu Xian, hoping to continue their love and fulfill their wishes starting under an umbrella in the rain at West Lake, achieving a beautiful marriage in the world.
However, the Buddhist monk, Fahai does not allow the White Snake comes to the world and get married to Xu Xian. Therefore, she decided to show her real identity to Xu Xian after drinking which made him frightened. She asked for fairy grass in Kunlun Mountain to save Xu Xian. The White Snake tries to bring Xu Xian back to home from the flooding of Jinshan temple. Even though the White Snake is battered, she still loves him. Xu Xian was impressed deeply so he looking for her across a broken bridge. The couple finally expressed their true feelings again, fulfilled their wish, and continued their love for a thousand years.
Kyra, a schoolteacher, receives an unexpected visit from Tom, a wealthy restaurateur and her former lover. As the night unfolds in Kyra's run-down apartment, their past and conflicting ideologies resurface. The play explores themes of love, social class, and personal responsibility. Through intense dialogue, it delves into the consequences of their choices and their differing worldviews. "Skylight" challenges the audience to reflect on love, compromise, and the societal divisions that shape our lives.
Toured over 100 performances in Mainland China and Singapore
Martial Arts X Dance X Drama
Wing Chun is a heroic story, a tribute to ordinary people.
Holding an unyielding passion for the world of cinema, Dachun, a retired lighting designer, chose to work in a film archive. A dusty film archive brought him back to the unforgettable memories of filming Wing Chun. Wing Chun, Tai Chi, Baguazhang, Bajiquan, Praying Mantis Fist, some are fast and powerful, some are resilient and dexterous. In the thrilling martial arts world, matchups between top-notch masters are filled with excitement and strength. Likewise, in the film-making world, light and shadow are also like swords and fists, shaping the image of different heroes and bringing people’s dreams into reality.
In the spotlight, Master Yip Man firmly executes the first moves of Wing Chun, Siu Nim Tau, with the resounding ancestral motto "Support the Weak, Support Benevolence" shining behind him. Behind the camera, Cheung Wing-shing felt the pain of parting with Yip Man.
Wing Chun is an original high-quality dance drama rarely seen on the Chinese arts stage in recent years. It is an artistic feast where martial arts and dance meet. Let us meet “The House of 72 Tenants", heroes and ordinary people with ideals on the stage
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