Music-lovers will have to choose between a pair of sensational concerts showcasing a collection of Chinese and Western classics from different periods of time at the Macao Cultural Centre’s (CCM) Grand Auditorium in NAPE and the Broadway Theatre at Broadway Macao in Cotai at 8 pm this Saturday.
The Cultural Affairs Bureau said that the concerts will feature famous conductors and musicians from mainland China along with the Macao Orchestra and the Macao Chinese Orchestra.
The Macao Orchestra will present “Charming Romance” at CCM’s Grand Auditorium. Under the China National Opera House’s Chief Resident Conductor Yuan Ding, the orchestra will collaborate with pianist Hao Duanduan to perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No.4 in G major and Brahms’ Symphony No 1.
Simultaneously, the Macao Chinese Orchestra will perform “Enchanting Tunes from the Screen 3” at the Broadway Theatre, sponsored by the Galaxy Entertainment Group (GEG) Foundation.
The concert will be conducted by Hangzhou Philharmonic Orchestra Resident Conductor Hong Yin. It will feature young soprano Wei Jiani and local singer Sean Pang Veng Sam, who will collaborate with the Chinese orchestra to perform theme songs of “classic and popular television and film productions” like A Love of No Words and Titanic.
Tickets for “Charming Romance” are priced at MOP 250, MOP 200 and MOP 150, while tickets for the “Enchanting Tunes from the Screen 3” are priced at MOP 200, MOP 160, MOP 140 and MOP 120. All can be purchased through the Macao Ticketing Network, The Macau Post Daily reported.