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  1. Sounds unusual, but his Bach isn't averse to his bytes

    Posted Mar 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... this before, but it hasn't been tried in Hong Kong,' says Wong. 'It's quite difficult.' One unique feature of the shows is that every performer, including the conductor, ... contemporary electronica with classical music for a four-night concert series called Bauhinian Rhapsody at the Hong Kong Coliseum next week. 'I think all music comes from classical,' says ...


    Posted Jan 29th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... The winners of the World City- My City Competition were captured by the diversity and contradictions of Hong Kong, writes Lee Wing-sze It is early on a windy, chilly morning. Banker Mark ... will collect $7,000 for his efforts. Parsons, 39, didn't really get into photography until he was transferred from Canada to Hong Kong by his company in 2001. An evening class in basic photography ...

  3. Current affair

    Posted Nov 24th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Electronica has never been a strong force on the local scene, yet there's a wealth of talent, writes Lee Wing-sze Hong Kong's mainstream music scene has been dominated for years ... in the genre could be forgiven for thinking Hong Kong was home to only a few electronic acts such as Tat Ming Pair, Vibration and acts signed to Anthony Wong Yiu-ming's People Mountain People Sea ...

  4. Across genres and generations

    Posted Aug 14th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... singer-songwriter Louis Cheung and rockers Whence He Came have participated in the annual competition, which aims to foster an appreciation for and development of acoustic music in Hong Kong. Tonight, 20 ... number, Master, written by vocalist-guitarist Jovelyn Fuego. Born into a musical family in the Philippines and raised in Hong Kong, Fuego didn't pick up a guitar until 2004, when her father ...

  5. Night of classics has fans tripping through indie encyclopaedia

    Posted Feb 28th 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Come Out & Play Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall One show only, Saturday Who says there's nothing to Hong Kong music but karaoke-friendly Canto-pop? Come Out & ... songs from gothic band Virus and Love Motel. Gayamyan ended the gig by reinterpreting numbers from Fan Hung A, Chaos, Martyr and Minimal. The falsetto vocals and unique stage presence of Cedric ...


    Posted Jan 18th 2006, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... of its kind in Hong Kong, Ocean Park became a losing proposition after the 1997 handover. So when Hong Kong Disneyland opened four months ago, the naysayers were predicting its demise. ... is in her 20s, says her family favours the homegrown attraction because it offers activities that children and adults can enjoy. 'In Hong Kong, we'd prefer Ocean Park to Disneyland,' ...

  7. School's out for hip-hoppers

    Posted Apr 21st 2005, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... all still at school, apart from Galaxy. 'As we were still students, we were under no pressure when we made the first record- we just did whatever we wanted,' says Luk, a Hong Kong ... friendly and passionate,' says Cheng Sze-kwan. 'When we came back to Hong Kong, we realised that people here were cold and distant.' Cold and distant or not, Cheng and Luk also have ...

  8. Coffee culture takes hold in Hong Kong

    Posted Oct 11th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Written by Lee Wing-sze Coffee wasn't popular among the Chinese community in Hong Kong a decade ago. As our lifestyle has become more westernised, starting the day with a cup ... on the lookout for staff. 'We keep expanding. Many locations in Hong Kong are suitable for us to open McCafe,' said Janet Yuen, restaurant solutions group deployment manager of McCafe. 'In ...

  9. Hong Kong Arts Centre an artwork in itself

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... Lee Wing-sze Hong Kong Arts Centre's programme director Connie Lam Suk-yee says the theme of the 30th Anniversary Exhibition is inspired by the centre's building itself, which ... and received an award in Hong Kong,' says Lam. The 10,000 square foot total floor space houses theatres, cinema, galleries as well as offices for arts groups. This mix and diversity has earned ...

  10. Hong Kong take final after historic win

    Posted Sep 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Lee Wing-Sze

    ... THE HONG KONG team made history by defeating the Philippines 80-66 in the final of the 12th Super Kung Sheung Heyuan Cup Basketball Invitation Championship at Queen Elizabeth Stadium, Wan Chai, on Sunday. It is the first time that Hong Kong have beaten the Philippines and the second championship the SAR have won in three years. With the help of some powerful three-point shots ...




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