15 Years of Dreams from the Red Chamber

28 December 2014 (28 December 2014 (Sun)) | 5 pm
Victoria Concert Hall

Composed by Wang Li Ping (王立平), the Dream of the Red Chamber suite was the soundtrack of the 1987 CCTV drama series of the same name. The premiere of the concert format in 1999 by City Chinese Orchestra (CCO) sparked worldwide interest, with more than 100 concerts staged by orchestras around the world. On the 15th anniversary of the first performance, CCO is honoured to stage the Dream of the Red Chamber again. Join renowned young vocalist Cui Rui (崔蕊) as she dazzles you with the timeless classics from the suite. Cui is a winner of the 2001 National Starlet competition in China, and also won the Outstanding Song Award at the Golden Bell competition in the same year. She has performed Dream of the Red Chamber many times, astounding concert audiences in China, Taiwan and Singapore. Hear composer Wang Li Ping share his thoughts regarding his work during the concert’s live interview segment, hosted by Woo Mun Ngan from Lianhe Zaobao. Formed in 1974, City Chinese Orchestra has been a steadfast presence in Singapore and the region. For forty years, we have presented over a hundred concerts, with a repertoire exceeding 1000 compositions. Recent concerts include A Southern Breeze – Music of the Min Nan Chinese (2013), the concert-musical Xiao Er Hei’s Marriage (2012), and Scenic Sounds of the Grasslands (2010). Choral accompaniment: Singapore Press Holdings Chinese Choir, Sing Sheng Philharmonic Society (Performed in Chinese. Concert duration is 2 hours, including 20 mins intermission) Programme Update: Due to last-minute unforeseen circumstances, the lead singer for this concert is now Cui Rui, and not Zhang Xiao Tang as represented in the marketing collaterals and events listing that have been sent earlier. We apologise for any confusion or inconvenience caused to the change in the programme. Book now from SISTIC! 20% Discount for Senior Citizens, Students* and NSF for all categories HLM2014_Poster_amended29Nov2014CCO_HLM_Flyer_DLp1_amended29Nov2014CCO_HLM_Flyer_DLp2_amended29Nov2014

Ticketing Information
Tickets: $35, $45, $55 (excluding SISTIC fee) 20% Discount for Senior Citizens, Students* and NSF for all categories

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