Macao Chinese Orchestra 2023-24 Season Opening Concert - Out of the Cocoon
“The Terra Cotta Warriors” Comp. Peng Xiuwen
Gaohu Concerto “Autumn Moon over a Placid Lake” Comp. Wengcheng Lu Arr. Li Canxiang
“Death of a Princess on the Moon from Princess Changping” Comp. Ng King-pan
“Light and the Sea” (Commissioned by the Macao Chinese Orchestra / Macau World premiere) Comp. Ng Cheuk-yin
Chew Hee Chiat, the Principal Guest Conductor and Artistic Advisor of the Macao Chinese Orchestra (OCHM) in the new season, will lead the orchestra in a wide range of splendid Chinese music pieces. In this concert, Chew and OCHM will show you the vitality of Chinese music ensembles of different eras, from “The Terra Cotta Warriors” Fantasia, a masterpiece by Peng Xiuwen, and a new commission by Hong Kong composer Ng Cheuk-yin. Zhang Yueru, the Concert Master of OCHM, will be the soloist in the Gaohu concerto – Autumn Moon over a Placid Lake. The orchestra will also perform A Silent Prayer by Macao-born composer Doming Lam, who passed away earlier this year, in memory of the master. Featuring a repertoire of both traditional and modern styles, season opening concert is a must for Chinese music fans!