A Musical Journey
In Celebration of the 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region

Voices of the Valley will join hands with the visiting Hong Kong Oratorio Society (visit: http://www.oratorio.org.hk) and local instrumentalists, to perform two concerts in California in celebration of The 20th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region – A Musical Journey. The concerts occasion the US premier of Hong Kong composer Dr. Chan Wing Wah's (陳永華) Symphony No.8 This Boundless Land (蒼茫大地) for organ, choir and orchestra, with lyrics by San Francisco-based writer Dr. Sonia Ng (吳瑞卿). The event is jointly presented with sponsored by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, San Francisco. Admission is $20, and tickets are now available.

Title:
San Francisco Performance (evening concert)
Venue:
Address:
San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center,
401 Van Ness Ave, San Francisco, CA 94102
Date/Time:
6/23/2017 Fri, 8:00pm
Admissions:
Admissions: $20, purchase online

Group Discount: 10+ tickets, 20% discount
Group Discount: 30+ tickets, 40% discount

 

Title:
Los Angeles Performance (evening concert)
Venue:
Address:
111 S Grand Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Date/Time:
6/25/2017 Sun, 8:00pm
Admissions:
Admissions: $20, purchase online

Group Discount: 10+ tickets, 20% discount
Group Discount: 30+ tickets, 40% discount

 

蒼茫大地 - 音樂點點滴滴

第八交響曲 - 蒼茫大地 (2006)
陳榮華 曲
吳瑞卿 詞

我的第一至第六交響曲均寫給西洋交響樂團,其中第四交響曲 《謝恩讚美頌〉 加上合唱及管風琴。 之後所寫的第七交響曲 (長城) 乃為香港中樂團所作,今次的第八交響曲 《蒼茫大地》 乃自然的都把合唱及管風琴放在中樂隊內。

曲與詞的主題構思幾是同時醞醯。近年全球天災人禍不斷,作曲及作詞者深感此乃大自然和諧秩序破壞之啟示。藉樂曲對無止境的人類慾求作出反思, 憧憬一個以仁愛代替仇恨, 和平代替戰爭的未來來世界。

 


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Voices of the Valley 2017 Annual Concert

Venue:
Address:
5301 McKee Road, San Jose, CA 95127
Date/Time:
3/25/2017 Sat, 3:00pm
Admissions:
$10 (at the door) or

Voices of the Valley is returning to the physically and acoustically beautiful Foothill Presbyterian Church in San Jose, to perform a Choral concert as part of the church's 2016-17 Concert Series (visit: http://www.foothillpc.org/fccs/).

Program features a selection of choral works by American composers.
Admission is $10 at the door or