PolyU Grand Concert 2023 successfully held: Bringing together esteemed artists to foster the inheritance of musical greatness
19 Dec 2023
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) held the PolyU Grand Concert 2023 last week at the Jockey Club Auditorium. The concert, themed “Echoes of Generations,” brought together esteemed musical legends and rising young talents to create a captivating musical journey that connected generations and fostered the inheritance of art and culture as well as musical greatness. The Grand Concert attracted full-house guests and members of the PolyU community, who came together to enjoy the enchanting power of music.
This year’s Grand Concert was presented by the PolyU Artists’ Alliance, and the Concert programme was curated by the Alliance’s Convenor, Dr Liza WANG, a veteran performing artist and PolyU Fellow. The Concert was also directed by PolyU Artists’ Alliance member Mr LEUNG Kin-fung, a world-class musician and PolyU Fellow. Earlier this year, the University inaugurated the PolyU Artists’ Alliance, comprising renowned artists in different fields.
Dr Liza Wang said, “We were very pleased to invite established maestros and up-and-coming young talents to perform with PolyU’s community. Through performances in music, dance and other art forms, we presented classic pieces that carried a series of historical and cultural memories, as well as pieces which incorporated modern elements. We aimed to integrate ancient and modern cultures from East and West, and connecting generations via diversified artistic performances and collaboration between artists and PolyU’s staff, students and alumni.”
The Grand Concert featured an all-star lineup of distinguished artists delivering a variety of world-class performances spanning different genres and art forms. The performers included renowned tenor Dr Warren MOK; guzheng virtuoso Dr Lunlun ZOU, a PolyU Fellow; Steinway Artist Dr Vivian CHENG Wai; soprano Ms Bing Bing WANG; soprano Ms Louise KWONG; conductor of the PolyU Choir Mr Alex TAM; the Hong Kong Dance Company; current undergraduate student and pop-singer Miss Gigi YIM Ming-hay; and undergraduate student Mr Tony AU YEUNG. The Concert also featured talents from the PolyU community, PolyU Orchestra and PolyU Choir.
The PolyU Grand Concert 2023 not only represented PolyU’s commitment to advancing art and culture but also fostered creativity and promoted an appreciation for art and culture among the next generation as well as in the wider community.
Ms Angela Lui
Senior Manager, Communications and Public Affairs
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