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Young artists from Cantonese Opera Academy to showcase their talent in end of term performance
     The Cantonese Opera Academy of Hong Kong Training Course - End of Term Performance 2017/18, presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department, will be held on July 21. The programme will offer an opportunity for the Academy's young Cantonese opera performers to showcase their talent and achievements onstage.

     The performance will present excerpts from three operas, namely "First Encounter" from "The Story of the Purple Hairpin", "A Startling Change" and "Stealing the Magical Plant" from "The Legend of the White Snake", and "The Hunt War" from "Never-ending Love". The performances will feature current students of the Academy including Harumi Lau, Chan Shuk-lai, Mock Sum-yee, Chung Hei-man, Hon Tak-kwong, Yip Wing-yi, Vanessa Lung, Lam Kei-tung, Kwok Chun-hang, Wong Yeuk-ning, Houston Chan, Roy Cheung, Lui Chi-fung, Wong Cheuk-ki, Jackie Leung, Ho Wing-yan and Chan Sze-wa.
     The Cantonese Opera Academy of Hong Kong organises different training courses to train up performers, playwrights and instrument accompanists. Among the courses is a four-year programme in which young performers are trained in a progressive way by professional tutors and senior artists.

     The Cantonese Opera Academy of Hong Kong - End of Term Performance 2017/18 will be staged at 7.30pm on July 21 (Saturday) at the Auditorium of the Ko Shan Theatre New Wing. Tickets priced at $60 and $90 are available at www.urbtix.hk. For credit card telephone bookings, please call 2111 5999.
     For programme enquiries and concessionary schemes, please call 2591 1300 or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/ab/en/CTOC1718.php.
Ends/Thursday, June 21, 2018
Issued at HKT 12:00
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