Vienna Week

VIENNA WEEK IN HONG KONG
12-27 August, 2017

From more than five-thousand miles away, the Hong Kong – Vienna Music Festival brings a part of the capital of classical music to Hong Kong. The Vienna Week offers unique opportunity to experience Austrian arts and culture through music workshops, dance workshops as well the first ever Beethoven Sonatas Marathon in Hong Kong.  Do not miss the chance to be part of this intercultural experience!

Programme
More than Magic Flute (Opera Workshop)

12 Aug, 2017 (Sat), 12:00 – 13:30
The Commercial Press (Tsimshatsui Book Centre)
Location: Mira Place One, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
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This workshop is an introduction to the world of opera for children aged 8 to 16 years old. By detailed exploration of one of the most famous children’s operas – The Magic Flute – participants will gain deeper insights into the intricacies of this magical world through musical games vocal and performances training and other activities.


For the first time in Hong Kong!!!

BEETHOVEN FROM DAY TO NIGHT – PIANO SONATAS MARATHON

19 Aug, 2017 (Sat), 10:00 – 22:00
Academy Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts
Free Admission. Click here to reserve your tickets!

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Beethoven’s Sonatas are often known as “The New Testament” of Music. The 32 pieces will be played in a row non-stop by pianists from both Hong Kong and Vienna.


THE VIENNESE WALTZ – DANCE WORKSHOP

20 Aug, 2017 (Sun), 15:00 – 17:00 (for 16 years or above)
21 Aug, 2017 (Mon), 15:00 – 17:00 (for 8-15 years)
Dance Star Academy
Location: 6th Floor, Richmond Plaza, 496 Jaffe Road, 
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
Fee : $320 with ONE ticket to the Hong Kong – Vienna Music Festival 2017: The Ultimate Viennese Concert.

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The Viennese Waltz is Austria’s most famous national dance and popular during weddings, new year celebrations, balls and other glamorous events. Professional ballroom dancer Micaela Schedlbauer will hold a crash course in this iconic dance supplemented with an introduction to Austrian ball culture and etiquette. We offer two different workshops: one for adults aged 16+ (on 20 August) and another for children aged 8 to 15 (on 21 August). If you like to dance and enjoy exploring Austrian culture this is the workshop for you.


Ultimate Viennese (Music Talk)

21 Aug, 2017 (Sat), 19:00 – 21:00
The Commercial Press (Tsimshatsui Book Centre)
Location: Mira Place One, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui

Click here to enrol  (Free Admission, enrolment deadline:21 Aug, 2017)

A cultural dialogue between Jimmy CHIANG, CHOW Fan Fu and LIU Ching-chih.  Together with two heavyweight guests from Hong Kong’s cultural scene, the trained choral, opera and symphony conductor, will deconstruct the characteristics of Viennese music. During the talk the three music experts will explore why music and culture are a human necessity and discuss the importance of classical music for Hong Kong. For those who want to gain more insight into Viennese classical music and the musical development in Hong Kong, this is an event that should not be missed.

 

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