Live at Datong – The Chinese Utopia trailer shooting
30 August 2014
Datong – The Chinese Utopia, the all new chamber opera production is on the way! Commissioned and produced by the Hong Kong Arts Festival, writer and filmmaker Evans Chan - the librettist of Datong, gathered with composer Chan Hing-yan, director Tang Shu-wing and conductor Lio Kuokman in the making of Datong’s promotional trailer. Set at the turn of the 20th century, the opera explores Kang Youwei’s vision of a global utopia and promises to be a dramatic and fascinating spectacle.
Picture above: Snap at trailer shooting - Evans Chan (Front), Tang Shu-wing, Chan Hing-yan and Hong Kong Arts Festival Associate Programme Director So Kwok-wan. (Back: left to right)
Datong: The Chinese Utopia
Composer Chan Hing-yan, winner of the "Hong Kong Arts Development Award 2013" Best Artist Award (Music)
Lio Kuokman, winner of the prestigious Evgeny Svetlanov Conducting Competition and Assistant Conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra
Librettist Evans Chan – whose film Datong: The Great Societywon the inaugural Movie-of-the-Year Award from China’s leading newspaper, Southern Metropolis Daily in 2011