Free concerts to feature Chaozhou and Guangdong music

     Presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, two free concerts in the Lingnan Music Series will be staged at the Six Arts Terrace of Kowloon Walled City Park in March.

     The two concerts will feature Chaozhou and Guangdong music. The first concert, "Guangdong Music Under the Tree: Chaozhou Music", will be performed by the Hong Kong Chiuchow Music Ensemble led by Lau Fok-kwong, and will be held at 2.30pm on March 19 (Saturday). The programme will include Chaozhou gongs and drums da luogu music, Chaozhou gongs and drums xiao luogu music, xianshi ensemble music and Chaozhou operatic song singing.

     The second concert, "Guangdong Music Under the Tree: Guangdong Music", will be held at 2.30pm on March 20 (Sunday), with various local Guangdong musicians taking part including To Wing, Chan Pik-sum, Chan Sing-cheong, Liu Ka-yip, Leung Wing-yin, Kwok Ka-ying, Chan Kwok-fai, Ho Kang-ming, Cass Lam, Yu Wing-ka, Chan Chi-chun, Wong Chung-yin and Wan Kai-ho. The programme will include "Autumn Moon over a Placid Lake", "A Hungry Horse Shaking Its Bells", "Rain Lashing on the Plantain", "In Celebration of Good Times", "Thunder in a Drought", "Autumn Moon in the Han Palace" and more.

     Admission is free. Members of the public are invited to enjoy the original essence of the traditional music of the past century under the trees at Kowloon Walled City Park.

     For programme enquiries, please call 2268 7321 or visit

Ends/Tuesday, February 16, 2016
Issued at HKT 10:00