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LCSD to present "Our Music Talents Series: Vocal Recital by Michael C T Lam" concert in June
     The Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD) will present the "Our Music Talents Series: Vocal Recital by Michael C T Lam" concert in June. Local baritone Michael C T Lam will collaborate with young pianist Anna Vienna Ho to let audiences enjoy a night of sentimental melody through classical works by renowned composers.
     The programme of the concert will include Mozart's "Hai già vinta la causa (from Le Nozze di Figaro)", Schubert's "Wandrers Nachtlied II, D. 768", Wagner's "O du mein holder Abendstern (from Tannhäuser)" and Ravel's "Don Quichotte à Dulcinée", as well as the premiere of Ho's "Li Bai, Wine and the Moon". The concert also marks the opening of this year's "Our Music Talents Series".
     Having graduated from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Lam earned a Master of Music degree in Vocal Performance from Royal Birmingham Conservatoire in the United Kingdom, and was trained in the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in Hungary. He was a first prize winner in many local and overseas singing competitions, including the First Prize in the 2nd Hong Kong International Music Festival Competition - Vocal Division (Senior), the First Prize in the International Music Competition 'London' Grand Prize Virtuoso (vocal competition), as well as the Philip Bates Trust Ashleyan Opera Prize.
     Lam has performed in many major theatres and played more than 30 operatic roles, including Tonio in "Pagliacci", Macbeth in "Macbeth", Escamillo in "Carmen" and Don Alfonso in "Così Fan Tutte". Apart from performing in operas, he has also collaborated with many choirs and gives solo recitals in a number of concerts, receiving high praise for his excellent performances.
     "Our Music Talents Series: Vocal Recital by Michael C T Lam" will be staged at 8pm on June 15 (Wednesday) at the Theatre of Hong Kong City Hall. Tickets priced at $160 are now available at URBTIX (www.urbtix.hk). For telephone credit card bookings, please call 2111 5999. Package discounts will be available for the "City Hall Virtuosi Series" and "Our Music Talents Series" held from May to August. For discount schemes and programme enquiries, please call 2268 7239 or visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/music/programs_1315.html.
     Other highlights of the "Our Music Talents Series" include the concert "Cong Quartet" to be held on June 26 (Sunday) and the "Piano Recital by Wong Sze-yuen" to be staged on August 10 (Wednesday). For details please visit www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/music/groups_1317.html.
     In order to comply with the requirements stipulated in the Prevention and Control of Disease (Requirements and Directions) (Business and Premises) Regulation (Cap. 599F) and relevant requirements of administrative instructions, visitors are required to scan the "LeaveHomeSafe" QR code before being allowed to enter the performing arts venues managed by the LCSD for necessary contact tracing if a confirmed case is found. In accordance with the Prevention and Control of Disease (Vaccine Pass) Regulation (Cap. 599L) and relevant requirements of administrative instructions, all persons entering indoor venues under the management of the LCSD must comply with the requirement of the Vaccine Pass.
Ends/Friday, May 13, 2022
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