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1996


MUSIC

NDR Symphony Orchestra, Hamburg
Conductor: Gunter Herbig
Soloists: Julian Lloyd Webber (cello), Hong-mei Xiao (viola), Igor Ardasev (piano)

Canadian Opera Company
Bartok: Bluebeard's Castle
Schoenberg: Erwartung
Director: Robert Lepage
Conductor: Richard Buckley

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor: Christian Badea
Soloists: Gillian Weir (organ)

Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
Conductors: Henry Shek, Tan Dun
Soloists: Wong On-yuen (zhonghu), Tan Longjian (sanxian)

Amsterdam Baroque Orchestra
Conductor: Ton Koopman

The Shanghai Quartet

The Kroumata Ensemble & Keiko Abe

Piano Circus

Kronos Quartet

Guqin Recital

Himekami

Paco de Lucia and Sextet

Song of the Yellow Earth

 

RECITAL

Soprano: Galina Gorcahkova (Accompanied by Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra/Anissimov)

Baritone: Olaf Bar (David Harper, piano)

Piano: Gerhard Oppitz

Huqin: Xu Ke (Kyoko Koyama, piano)

 

EXXON DIVERTIMENTI

Kung Chi Shing Destiny Travels Limited

Setting the Pace

Nancy Loo & Friends

Hong Kong Chinese Music Troupe

 

JAZZ

John McLaughlin and the Free Spirits

Tito Puente Latin Jazz Ensemble

Arturo Sandoval's Latin Train

Dino Saluzzi Group

 

DANCE

Lyon Opera Ballet

Three Colours

Sardono Dance Theatre

Julio Bocca & Ballet Argentino

Compania Alvaro Restrepo

Dumb Type

 

THEATRE

Grupo de Teatro Macunaima

Check by Jowl

Handspring Puppet Company

Young Vic

Sand & Bricks

House of Cantonese Opera

Chung Ying Theatre Company

Hong Kong Repertory Theatre

Workshop: Augusto Boal

 

ENTERTAINMENT

Leningrad Cowboys

Reduced Shakespeare Company

Compagnie Jerome Thomas

 

EXHIBITION

Luis Chan

Outside the White Cube

The Scottish Renaissance