The Wonderful World of Film Music - Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra

2014-01-24 20:00 - 2014-01-25 22:00

The Wonderful World of Film Music - Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra

When: 24 Jan 2014 Fri 20:00
Where: Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall

When: 25 Jan 2014 Sat 20:00
Where: Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall

The Wonderful World of Film Music Poster

泛亚交响乐团-漫游电影音乐世界音乐会

Orchestra: Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra
Music Director and Host: Dr. Yip Wai-hong
Guest Conductor: Fan Tao

 

Programme
Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard: Gladiator (from film Gladiator)
Chen Qigang: Under the Hawthorn Tree
Arr. Zheng Xu: Film and Video Game Music Suite (Superman, Pirates of the Caribbean, Super Mario Bros, Angry Birds, Mission: Impossible)
Carlos Gardel: Por Una Cabeza (Tango music from film True Lies)
Grieg: In the Hall of the Mountain King (from Peer Gynt Suite, Op. 46)
Bizet: Habanera, Toreador Song (from Carmen Suite)

 

Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra
Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra is a highly organized orchestra aiming at promoting music among the general public especially the young generation in Hong Kong. In order to achieve its goal, the Orchestra has performed frequently in the Hong Kong City Hall, regional town halls and civic centres a few hundred times for more than 30 years. A number of internationally famous conductors and soloists have been invited to perform with it. By using the idioms of popular music and organizing concert talks, the Orchestra has successfully introduced serious music and Chinese orchestral music to the public, and at the same time, brought about an awareness of the indigenous culture of the people.

 

Dr. Yip Wai-hong
Dr. Yip Wai-hong is an eminent music educator. He served Hong Kong Baptist University as the Head of Music and Fine Arts Department for almost 30 years. He founded the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, Hong Kong Children's Choir, Yip's Children's Choir and Hong Kong Children's Symphony Orchestra with the aim to nourish young talents in Hong Kong.

The honours and accolades bestowed upon Dr. Yip include Honorary Citizenships of Fort Worth, Dallas and Tucson; The Golden Key of Avon Lake, Florida; Colonel of the State of Kentucky, the United States; and Hong Kong Art Education of the Year in 1990. In 2003, he was awarded the Medal of Honour of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region. In 2006, he was conferred the Award of Honorary University Fellow of Hong Kong Baptist University. Dr. Yip was made the Fellows of Wells Cathedral School, the United Kingdom in 2008. Recently he was awarded the "2013 Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award".

In 2011, Dr. Yip was awarded the Bronze Bauhinia Star (BBS) for his valuable contribution to children music education, as well as his dedication in promoting the development of choral and orchestral music.

 

Tips: Half-price tickets available for senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities and the minder, full-time students and Comprehensive Social Security Assistance (CSSA) recipients.

 

Enquiries
Programme Enquiries: 852-22687321
Ticketing Enquiries: 852-27349009
Telephone Credit Card Booking: 852-21115999
Internet Booking: www.urbtix.hk

 

Tuen Mun Town Hall
Tickets: $140/120/100
Tel: 852-24504202
Add: 3 Tuen Hi Road, Tuen Mun, N.T. Hong Kong

Tsuen Wan Town Hall
Tickets: $140/120/100
Tel: 852-24140144
Add: 72 Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan, N.T., Hong Kong

 

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