A City Retreat (January Lunchtime Concert)


Lunchtime Concert Series

Registration: 12:30 pm
Concert: 12:45–1:30 pm

Co-presented with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Asia Society Hong Kong Center brings to our historical premises the fourth performance in a series of lunchtime concerts, all with free admission. Take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday city life and enjoy a soothing Chinese music program that has been carefully put together purely for your listening pleasure. The Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra celebrates its 35th anniversary in Hong Kong this year; it is committed to offering excellence in Chinese music with a contemporary momentum and a professional spirit. A City Retreat runs monthly from September 2012, bringing together top-notch Chinese musicians to showcase different Chinese music repertoires, promoting and educating Chinese music to different sectors of the community.

*Concert will be held on Roof Garden, weather permitting.

Jan 9, 2013 A City Retreat Lunchtime Concert IV Program^

Wind and Percussion        


Song of the General 

Tao-Jin-Ling (Song of Sifting for Gold)

Arr. by Peng Xiuwen

Folk Music

Guan Ensemble    The Desert Capriccio (The 1st Movement of Bamboo Sound and Reed Tunes) Qian Zhaoxi
Dizi Duet Happy Tidings Fill Our Hearts with Joy Yu Xunfa
Suona Solo   Worship of the Phoenix (Excerpts) Folk Melody  
Complied by Chan Ka-chai
Dong Xiao Trio A Beautiful Night Liu Tianhua 
Arr. by Yan Huichang
Suona Duet Chit-chat Arr. by Chen Mingtian, Liu Bingchen, Liu Wanling, Zhu Jingmin
Wind and Percussion Donkey Grazing

Hebei Folk Music  
Transcribed by Yang Yuanheng  
Compiled by Hu Zhihou

Wind Ensemble The Beautiful Region of Rivers and Lakes (The 2nd Movement of Bamboo Sound and Reed Tunes) Qian Zhaoxi
Wind and Percussion The Grand Victory Wind and Percussion Folk Music from Shanxi    Arr. by Zhang Shiye

^Program is subject to change without prior notice

Co-presented with


Event Details

Wed 09 Jan 2013
12:45 - 1:30 p.m.
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, Hong Kong
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Free admission; registration required
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