Know Your Ballet Music

2011-08-27 19:30 - 2011-08-28 17:00

Know Your Ballet Music
 
When: 27 Aug 2011 Sat 19:30-21:30; 28 Aug 2011 Sun 15:00-17:00
Where: Concert Hall, HK City Hall

Yuri Ng

Music Director/Conductor/Presenter: Yip Wing-sie
Artist Associate/Choreographer/Presenter: Yuri Ng

 

Yip Wing-sie
A highly respected and influential figure in Asia's orchestral music scene, Yip Wing-sie has been the Music Director of Hong Kong Sinfonietta since 2002 and is also the Principal Guest Conductor of Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra and one of the University Artists at The University of Hong Kong.    

Yip is in great demand as a guest conductor in Asia. Orchestras she has conducted include the Central Philharmonic Orchestra of China, China National Symphony Orchestra, Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Seoul Philharmonic, Inchon City Symphony, Osaka Philharmonic, New Japan Philharmonic, Tokyo Mozart Players, the symphony orchestras of Sapporo, Hiroshima, Shinsei Nihon, Yomiuri, Kyushu, Taiwan, Tasmania, Melbourne and Queensland as well as the Auckland Philharmonia of New Zealand. In Europe, Yip's engagements have included concerts with the Orchestre National du Capitol de Toulouse and the Chambre Orchestre de Besançon in France, Warsaw Philharmonic in Poland, Spain's Tenerife Symphony Orchestra and the Czech State Orchestra of Košice.

 

Yuri Ng
Born in Hong Kong, Ng received ballet training in Hong Kong, Canada and England. He was awarded the Adeline Genée Gold Medal from the Royal Academy of Dance in 1983 before joining The National Ballet of Canada as a dancer. Since his return to Asia in 1993, Ng has choreographed for many companies. His choreographies of Ciao Ciao Suzie Wong, Rite of Spring, Min Jian Chuan Qi and A Soldier's Story received the Hong Kong Dance Alliance Dance Awards in 1999, 2004, 2006 and 2008 respectively.

 

Programme includes excerpts from
Tchaikovsky        The Swan Lake
Tchaikovsky        The Sleeping Beauty
Prokofiev                Cinderella
Prokofiev                Romeo & Juliet
Delibes                   Coppélia
Stravinsky              The Firebird
Stravinsky              Petrushka

 

Tickets: $250, $150, $100 (Tickets available at all URBTIX outlets from 24 June 2011)
- Half-price tickets available for full-time students, senior citizens, people with disabilities and CSSA recipients
- 10% discount for group booking of 4 or more adult tickets
Credit Card Telephone Booking: 852-21115999
URBTIX Internet Ticketing Service: www.URBTIX.hk
Programme Enquiries: 852-28363336/ info@hksinfonietta.org
Add: 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong

 

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