Join City Chinese Orchestra as we celebrate 40 years of music at our anniversary gala concert, Footprints: Celebrating 40 Years of Music-Making. Conducted by music director and Cultural Medallion winner Dr Tay Teow Kiat, City Chinese Orchestra will collaborate with dizi maestro Zhan Yong Ming and renowned singers from Inner Mongolia, Zhang Feng Lian and Ding Ba Te. Experience refreshing performances of Gada Meilin Capriccio, Meeting at the Yurt, and the theme song from Courtyard of Family Qiao – Fading Affection. Our own artistic instructors Ding Huai Cheng, Wang Gui Ying and Ling Hock Siang will also take the stage to perform popular concertos such as suona concerto Happiness and concerto for huqin duet Everlasting Regret. In addition, the concert will feature original works by CCO’s resident composers, including the world premiere performance of In Place of Her Father by Wang Cheng Quan, and Yan Men Pass Capriccio by Li Chong Wang. Formerly known as the Singapore Broadcasting Corporation Chinese Orchestra, City Chinese Orchestra has had a steadfast presence in the traditional Chinese music world both locally and abroad since 1974. Over the past four decades, the Orchestra has presented over 100 concerts, and introduced to audiences numerous Chinese musical genres, styles and artistes. (2 hrs, including 15 mins intermission) Footprints: Celebrating 40 Years of Music-Making 17 Aug 2014 (Sun), 5 PM Esplanade Concert Hall Ticket Price: $18, $24, $28, $32 Concessions for Students*, NSF & Senior Citizens: $14 (Cat 4), $18 (Cat 3) *Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise up to 50% (excluding GST) of the ticket price. Download the official approval for this event NAC_AEP_ToteBoard_Approval_CCO-40thAnniv. Book now via SISTIC. Booking Hotline: 6348 5555 You can also purchase via the SISTIC Mobile app, or SISTIC Authorised Agents. A SISTIC booking fee applies for each ticket. Latecomers will only be admitted during intermission/suitable breaks (if any). No admission for infants-in-arm and children below five years old. Tickets are required for all patrons.
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