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Family concert by

Viva! Pipers Woodwind Quintet

The show will be conducted in English.

11 June 2017 (Sunday, 4pm)
Theatre, Hong Kong Academy, Sai Kung

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Programme

John Williams (arr. Michael Campbell & Venus Chu)     Star Wars
Zequinha de Abreu   Tico-Tico
Jacob Gade   Tango Jalousie for Woodwind Quintet
Terence Greaves   Mozart's Turkey Rock Mambo
Heitor Pereira (arr. Venus Chu)   Minions-Banana Song
Jean-Philippe Calvin   Kleztet for Wind Quintet
    II. Shtetl Procession
    I. Gefilte Fish
Huang An (arr. Hongda Zhan)   A New Dream of an Affectionate Couple of Butterflies
Henry Mancini (arr. Michael Campbell)   Baby Elephant Walk
Mozart (arr. Mark Popkin)   Variations on Ah! Vous dirai-je, Maman (K.265)
Shostakovich (arr. Henry Aaron)   Polka from Golden Age Ballet
I. & E. Jones (arr. P. Mapleson)   The Pushbike Song

 

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About the Viva! Pipers

The Viva! Pipers are made up of five talented musicians from Hong Kong who will show you how cool playing a wind instrument can be. This afternoon concert is the perfect introduction to the wind family of instruments and small ensemble playing. The programme will include family favourites, from traditional folk songs and classical music to blockbuster movie themes and lively cartoon melodies.

The Viva! Pipers were established in 2014 by Premiere Performances, and have received extensive training from Musica Viva Australia to able to deliver the same interactive and engaging programme that Musica Viva is famous for. The Viva! Pipers have already given 40 in-school concerts and workshops for nearly 12,000 students, and also regularly give public performances at various venues across Hong Kong.

Flute: Venus Chu
Clarinet: Rita Au
Oboe: Rachel Wong
Bassoon: Leung Tak-Wing
French Horn: Edith Tam

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