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Dennis Wu to host Journeys through Music Lecture Series on German composers
     Versatile music practitioner Dennis Wu will return to host the second edition of "Journeys through Music Lecture Series: Into Germany" from May to July to explore the lives of seven great German composers. The new edition follows the positive response to the Journeys through Music Lecture Series instalments "Into Germany", "Into Eastern Europe", "Into Russia", "Into France" and "Into Austria". The series is presented by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department. Details are as follows:
May 15 (Wednesday)
Topic: Johann Sebastian Bach
May 22 (Wednesday)
Topic: Georg Friederich Händel
May 29 (Wednesday)
Topic: Ludwig van Beethoven
June 5 (Wednesday)
Topic: Carl Maria von Weber
June 12 and 19 (Wednesday)
Topic: Richard Wagner
June 26 (Wednesday)
Topic: Gustav Mahler
July 3 (Wednesday)
Topic: Richard Strauss
     Dennis Wu is currently the Associate Marketing Director of the Hong Kong Arts Festival and an active music critic, composer and specialist on a wide range of projects and productions. He is also a radio programme producer and host for Radio Television Hong Kong as well as a frequent speaker at pre-concert talks, meet-the-artist panels and music criticism seminars. His writings are widely published in newspapers and magazines.
     All lectures, to be conducted in Cantonese, will be held at 7.30pm in the Lecture Hall of the Hong Kong Space Museum. Tickets priced at $50 (for each lecture) are now available at URBTIX (www.urbtix.hk). For telephone credit card bookings, please call 2111 5999. For programme enquiries and concessionary schemes, please call 2268 7321 or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/music/programs_790.html.
Ends/Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00
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