Macao Arts Festival Silver Jubilee Opening Concert

2/5|Friday|7:30 pm     Tap Siac Square     Free admission

Conductor: Francis Kan
Macao Orchestra
Macau Band Directors Association
Macao Percussion Association
Macao Public Sercurity Police Force Band
Choirs: IPM choir and Macau Perosi Choir and Macau Baptist College Choir

D. Shostakovich: Festive Overture in A major, Op. 96                                  
L. van Beethoven: Wellington’s Victory, Op. 91
G. Fauré: Pavane in F-sharp minor, Op. 50 (with chorus)   
P. I. Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture, Op. 49

The Tap Seac Square gets dolled up to the nines to welcome an array of wonderful musical performances by the Macao Orchestra, local young musicians and local choirs celebrating the Macao Arts Festival Silver Jubilee!

Under dazzling lighting effects, they will interpret grandiose classical works such as Shostakovich’s Festive Overture, a joyful yet powerful standard work of the orchestral repertoire and Tchaikovsky‘s emblematic 1812 Overture, a festive piece with a climatic finale which was premiered in Moscow in 1882 and is a common accompaniment to fireworks displays.

Don’t miss this enthusiastic and joyful start to the 25th Macao Arts Festival!

A special programme will be held after the performance
Duration: approximately 45 minutes, no interval