Teaching & Learning
“Concerts@Lingnan” series in fall 2017
The Wong Bing Lai Music and Performing Arts Unit presented two large-scale events in Term 1 as part of the 2017/18 “Concerts@Lingnan” series. The series started with “The Moods and Emotions through Indian Kathak Dance” at Chan Tak Tai Auditorium on 26 September. The performance featured the internationally- renowned Indian Kathak dancer Smt. Sunayana Hazarilal and her musical team, bringing the virtuosity of Kathak dance movement and music to over 500 students, staff, community members and guests including the Consul-General of India to Hong Kong SAR, Mr Puneet Agrawal. Students were also given a chance to experience Kathak dance and music in a workshop the next morning.
The second event, entitled “Peter Phillips Conducts Tallis Vocalis”, took place at the Leung Fong Oi Wan Art Gallery on 19 October. Tallis Vocalis performed contrasting repertoires from the Renaissance and 20th century periods under the baton of renowned conductor Peter Phillips to an audience of approximately 200 students.