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Local and Japanese young musicians to perform in Music Office's Youth Music Marathon
     The Music Office of the Leisure and Cultural Services Department will present the Youth Music Marathon from 2pm to 5.30pm on Saturday (January 12) at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Piazza C. About 500 youth musicians from six ensembles of the Music Office and the Kagoshima University Wind Orchestra from Japan will perform a diverse repertoire of Chinese, wind and string music, offering a music-filled afternoon for the audience.
     The performing groups from the Music Office include the Music Office Youth Brass Band, the Kowloon Youth Symphonic Band, the Island Youth Strings, the Kowloon Youth Strings, the Island Youth Chinese Orchestra and the New Territories Youth Chinese Orchestra.
     The programme consists of the Chinese orchestral pieces "Festive Dance" and "Jasmine"; animation music from "My Neighbour Totoro" and "Frozen"; and well-known classical music of Brahms, Dvoƙák and Schubert and more.
     Admission to the Youth Music Marathon is free. For enquiries, please call 2598 8335 or 2582 5334 or visit the website www.lcsd.gov.hk/en/mo/activities/communityprogrammes/2019_ym_marathon.html.
Ends/Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Issued at HKT 15:00
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