“It is a harmonious performance... the musicians have good rapport with each another” – Yazhou Zhoukan
Adapt. Yan Laolie / Arr. Yu Lefu: Thunder in the Drought
Chan Man Tat / Arr. Yu Lefu: Enigma
Cui Weilin / Lyr. So Yung: The Toll of the Temple Bell
Zhang Yueru: Barra Song
Sha Jingshan: Sunset Clouds in Autumn (Macao premiere)
Chief Planner: Ricky Yeung
Artistic Directors: Ricky Yeung and Yu Lefu
Co-organisers: Cultural Affairs Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government and Leisure and Cultural Services Department of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
The Cantonese Music Assembly is going to perform a repertoire of well-known Cantonese music and premiere new Cantonese music composition, offering you a new musical experience and showing the commitment of young musicians in the Greater Bay Area to the transmission of Cantonese music.
The ensemble is founded by Ricky Yeung, the first dizi performance doctoral graduate in China and a professor at School of Music of South China Normal University, and formed by young performers of Chinese music from the Greater Bay Area. It is well-versed in presenting traditional Cantonese music in a cross-disciplinary approach, and combining traditional Cantonese music, new arrangements of compositions and singing. It has spread its footprint over cities in the Greater Bay Area such as Hong Kong, Guangzhou, Shenzhen, Zhuhai, Dongguan, Zhongshan and Huizhou.
Duration: Approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, including one interval