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Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office, New York presents

Hong Kong Journeys

Friday | December 2 2022 | 7:30 pm

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Tickets $25 Buy Tickets

LOST SHANGHAI, excerpts
Music by ANGEL LAM, Book/ lyrics by Angel Lam and Richard Caliban
- Intermission -
GEORGE TSZ-KWAN LAM  –  Postcard*
CHAD CANNON  –  145 Waterloo Road*
FUNG LAM  –  I. Circles, II. Reminiscence, video by Anthony Lai
ANGEL LAM - Fragrant Harbour    
SHIGERU UMEBAYASHI  –  Yumeji's theme from the film In the Mood for Love
Duration: 2 hour 15 minutes
*premiere

Join us to explore "Hong Kong Journeys" via the creative works of Hong Kong and international music talents in this concert curated by Hong Kong-born, Grammy Award®-nominated composer Angel Lam, and performed by a stellar group including harmonica world champion Gordon Lee and violinist Patrick Yim from Hong Kong, virtuoso gu zheng player Yang Yi, award-winning instrumentalists and an all-Asian cast of Broadway singers.

The program presents a collection of vignettes and meditations inspired by the people of Hong Kong. It features excerpts from Angel Lam's theatrical work, Lost Shanghai, inspired by her grandfather. It is a musical love story about ambition, espionage, betrayal, and redemption set in tumultuous 1940s China. The concert's second half features Hong Kong-inspired chamber music and explores the city's landscape on a cinematic and sonic musical journey. This program gives a glimpse of how Hong Kong started from modest beginnings to become the world's metropolis today.

Singers / Actors:
Kai An Chee (Miss Saigon, Broadway revival tour)
Gen Parton-Shin (Japanese productions of Rent, Next To Normal, Rocky Horror Show)
Mandarin Wu (Pan Asian Rep)
Austin Ku (Grammy-Award nominated Soft Power) 

Musicians:
Gordon Lee, harmonica
Yang Yi, gu zheng
Graeme Steele Johnson, clarinet
Patrick Yim, violin
Ben Larsen, cello
Hyungjin Choi, piano
Alex Wyatt, percussion

Richard Caliban, stage director
Andrew Freeburg, projection design
Mandarin Wu, choreography consultant

$10 student and $20 senior tickets are available. Call the box office at 212 501 3330.

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