Project Description

A Pioneer’s Vision: Lo Kingman’s Journey Through Opera

Venue: Concert Hall, Hong Kong City Hall
Date: 25 November, 2017 (Saturday) 7:30PM

Initiated by Prof. Ray Wang of the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts and Maestro Yu Long, ‘A Pioneer’s Vision’ is a special concert dedicated
to Prof. Lo Kingman, who is acknowledged to be the ‘Father of Opera Development in Hong Kong’.

A wide range of operatic selections is featured on this programme, representing works which Prof. Lo has produced and directed in recent decades. A group of professional musicians and singers volunteer to perform in this concert to show their gratitude and respect to him.

Prof. Lo’s more than 50 years of hard work is widely recognised and this concert is yet another milestone that celebrates his dedication and contributions in the fields of performing arts and higher education. We are glad to have you here for this meaningful event tonight.

Programme

Madama Butterfly
Intermezo
Butterfly’s Entrance

Nancy Yuen, soprano

Spanish Songs
Del cabello más sutil
El Vito

Ella Kiang, soprano
Nancy Loo, piano

Rigoletto
The Storm from Act III
Quartet: ‘Bella figlia dell’amore…’

Phoebe Tam, soprano
Melody Sze,
mezzo-soprano
Samuel Huang,
tenor
Sammy Chien
, baritone

La Fille du Régiment
‘Chacun le sait…’

Colette Lam, soprano

‘Ah, mes amis…’

Chen Yong, tenor

La Traviata
Brindisi

Etta Fung, soprano
Alex Tam
, tenor
Chali
, tenor
Albert Lim, baritone

Cavalleria Rusticana
‘Voi lo sapete, o mamma…’
Intermezzo

Louise Kwong, soprano

Lucia di Lammermoor
The Fountain
from ACT I

Amy Tam, harp

‘Regnava nel silenzio…’

Colette Lam, soprano
Yuki Kwan
, mezzo-soprano

Sextet: ‘Chi mi frena in tal momento?’

Colette Lam, soprano
Yuki Kwan
, mezzo-soprano
Alex Tam, tenor
Henry Ngan, tenor
Albert Lim, baritone
Gerald Hon, baritone

Il Trovatore
Anvil Chorus
‘Stride la vampa’

Carol Lin, mezzo-soprano

Turandot
‘Signore ascolta!’

Louise Kwong, soprano

‘Nessun dorma!’

Chan Chen, tenor

Carmen
Chanson Bohème

Carol Lin, mezzo-soprano
Phoebe Tam
, soprano
Melody Sze, mezzo-soprano

‘Votre toast…’

Sammy Chien, baritone

Orchestra: Hong Kong Virtuosi
Conductor: Lio Kuokman
Chorus: The Pro-Musica
Chorus Master: Kong Chi Kwan

Artists