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  1. Roots of the Chinese

    Posted Sep 18th 2008, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall Tomorrow and Sat, 8pm The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra opens its 32nd season with a concert inspired by the history ... their creative juices flowing. There, they studied the social and economic history of the area as well as the cultural impact it had on Chinese civilisation. The composers then incorporated what ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/652980/roots-chinese
  2. The road to Carnegie

    Posted Oct 25th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... one last time before the 'historic' event. The concert is part of the venue's three-week-long Ancient Paths, Modern Voices festival celebrating Chinese culture, with headliners ... of the company's Carnegie debut. The cellist says the orchestra's invitation to play the historic venue is a testament to the growing curiosity with Chinese arts and culture in the West. 'And ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696422/road-carnegie
  3. Majestic Drums V- The Dynamic World of Yim Hok-man

    Posted Sep 27th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall Reviewed: September 23 The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra got this season off to a thunderous start ... West. It combines the Chinese gu and western drums to produce an interesting fusion of sound, beat and rhythm. Bar a couple of brief moments when the drummers were out of sync, the dynamic ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/517937/majestic-drums-v-dynamic-world-yim-hok-man
  4. Mind over material

    Posted Sep 13th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    .... 'But the average level of the selected works is a bit lower than that of the mainland. After all, the mainland is a centre for traditional Chinese culture. It's hard to re-create those ... at this year's Hong Kong Art Biennial open competition, only two are Chinese ink. The rest are either photography, video art or installation. 'Video art is in fashion in the contemporary art ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/516041/mind-over-material
  5. Going Upriver at the Qingming Festival

    Posted Jul 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Going Upriver at the Qingming Festival Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra HK Cultural Centre Concert Hall Reviewed: Jul 10 Mainland composer Shi Zhiyou's Going Upriver ... work performed at this Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra concert, which is part of the troupe's 2nd Huqin Festival. Originally written for western orchestration with Chinese strings, the new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/686801/going-upriver-qingming-festival
  6. A toast to Polo

    Posted Jun 14th 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... in the mid-1980s. 'His gift comes from his integration of the Chinese temperament and German spirit,' Lu says. Wang's On-site installation explores the political and cultural connection ... to look at the question of traditional Chinese culture in a modern-day context. Still on the subject of gardens is Ye Fang's installation The Hall, a model of a 'Suzhou garden' ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683616/toast-polo
  7. Out there and back

    Posted Sep 01st 2009, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... at how globalisation affects the region economically and culturally; Cheo Chai-hiang from Singapore explores the relationships between the Chinese language and contemporary capitalist society ... Chinese blood inside me because my parents are Chinese, but I am alienated [from Chinese culture]. I am Thai. Similarly, I also question the concept of Chineseness. I want to make the audience ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/691175/out-there-and-back
  8. Monkey King Goes on Summer Holiday- Tales from Journey to the West

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong Monkey King Goes on Summer Holiday- Tales from Journey to the West Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Concert Hall Hong Kong Cultural Centre Reviewed: July 16 The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra (HKCO) have highlighted their versatility once more. For this International Arts Carnival programme, artistic director Yan Huichang has included a mixture of: short Chinese classical ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508815/monkey-king-goes-summer-holiday-tales-journey-west
  9. Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Kevin Kwong The Monkey King Goes on Summer Holiday- Tales from Journey to the West Concert Hall, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, Fri-Sat, 8pm; Sun, 3pm The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra has ... festival is organised by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Featuring children's television personality Purple Lee as narrator, music by composer Chen Ning-chi and Shao Lin ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508165/hong-kong-chinese-orchestra
  10. A refined coterie with little influence

    Posted Apr 12th 2005, 12:00am by Kevin Kwong

    ... Editor-in-chief Stephen Lam Che-kong, says that's because there aren't many outlets. 'Not many Chinese newspapers have culture or arts pages,' he says. Jessica Yeung Wai-yee, the chair of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's arts criticism group (and an IATC member) says the city lacks the environment or culture to cultivate reviewers. Critics typically come from journalism ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/496229/refined-coterie-little-influence

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