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  1. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Musical feast that's sure to be in tune with the times

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:21am by Oliver Chou

    ... to be in tune with the times When it comes to strained Hong Kong-mainland relations, music may not be able to "soothe the savage breast", as the 18th-century poet William Congreve put it, ... for music," Trey Lee, artistic director of Musicus Fest 2014, said. The cellist said he had little concern about the effect of Hong Kong's politicised atmosphere on the three-day festival in late ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Chan Koon-chung believes a fresh approach is needed for the city’s post-handover years Time for a new chapter in Hong Kong, says author Hong Kong's pre-handover narrative climaxed with its 1997 return to China- and ever since the city has struggled to find a new direction, novelist and critic Chan Koon-chung says. "The story of Hong Kong before 1997 ...

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    Hong Kong Philharmonic conductor cancels two concerts due to shoulder injury

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... The conductor of Hong Kong's flagship orchestra was forced to cancel two concerts next week because of a shoulder injury. "My doctor warned me my future career could be in trouble if I went on with my schedule," said Jaap van Zweden, the music director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic since 2012. "I am taking three weeks off, otherwise my doctor would not be very happy with me. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra pays tribute to legendary maestro

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 06:04am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com Legendary composer honoured in great form Maestro Peng Xiuwen- A Tribute Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra Cultural Centre Concert Hall No orchestra or conductor is more qualified in showcasing the genius of the father of modern Chinese orchestral music than the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and its artistic director. The late Peng Xiuwen, a legend ...

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    Vice-chairman post created in reshuffle of arts hub authority

    Posted Oct 18th 2014, 03:55am by Olga Wong

    ... development committee. The reshuffle also sees six members joining the board and seven leaving. The new members are veteran designer Kan Tai-keung, Hong Kong Arts Centre honorary president Cissy Pao ... Zeman, Hong Kong Design Centre chairman Victor Lo and planner Andrew Lam Siu-lo have been invited to stay on despite completing six years' service. Zeman said his staying would maintain ...

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    Russian ready to take up the baton

    Posted Oct 17th 2014, 04:05am by Oliver Chou

    ... Vassily Sinaisky wasn't deterred by mass protests in the city when he decided to turn down a tour with his home-town orchestra to stand in for the Hong Kong Philharmonic's injured ... situation in Hong Kong when I accepted the invitation last week," the 67-year old conductor said. Noting the difference between Hong Kong's "smoothly fighting" scuffles ...

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    Students and masters capture force behind martial arts- in 3D

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by Vivienne Chow

    ... student is demonstrating weng chun, or white crane boxing, for what will become the Hong Kong Martial Arts Living Archive- the first project to document martial arts styles in 3D moving images. ... 70, is keeping a close eye on his protégé's moves. Lee, the only grandmaster and a 20th generation inheritor of weng chun in Hong Kong, has high hopes for the 3D digital archive. He said ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Speaking up for Cantonese, a tongue in peril

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 02:33am by Vivienne Chow

    ... "Cantonese distinguishes Hong Kong from the mainland. It is one highly visible symbol of all the things that make Hong Kong special and unique in relation to the mainland- and there are many people ... heritage as a Chinese Hongkonger and the culture and language of her British husband. But she says Hong Kong's schools aren't helping. Ho's children attend local schools. While her ...

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    A trip down memory lane in Hong Kong's classic cars

    Posted Sep 27th 2014, 04:03am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Vintage saloon to be featured at weekend festival is the same model driven by cabbies in the 1960s A trip down memory lane in Hong Kong's classic ... just buy one of these," he says, as sweat trickles down his brow. A stalwart figure in Hong Kong's classic car scene, Foster will be the first to admit that many vehicles in his ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    We're trapped in the eighties, says rock queen Angel Leung

    Posted Oct 07th 2014, 04:02am by SARAH KARACS

    ... Sarah Karacs sarah.karacs@scmp.com Music producer wants Hong Kong to move on from Canto-pop love songs and come up with something more in tune with the times We're trapped ... to write the city's newest rock anthem? "It would be great to see a band like The Clash emerge in Hong Kong," he said. "But I'm only 18. I don't think I'm ready ...




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