9 Apr 2023, Sun, 2pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
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Hum along to your favourite tunes with Keat Hong Chinese Orchestra as they present a series of familiar songs and popular hits! Themed Tunes of Reminiscence, the orchestra will present an afternoon of music by composers such as Joe Hisaishi, artists like JJ Lin, as well as iconic songs in pieces such as Tales of Wuxia and Singapore Flavours.
To allow more people the opportunity to book tickets for our popular Beautiful Sunday concerts, with the effect from January 2023, we will be reducing the maximum number of tickets that each patron is able to book from 12 to 6 tickets per transaction, per show.
If you are unable to join us, you may pass the e-ticket to someone else or return your tickets via the link on your SISTIC confirmation email. This is so that the tickets may be made available to someone else who would like to attend. Thank you.
This is a Relaxed Environment (RE) performance. Perfect for anyone who benefits from being able to make a noise, leave and return to their seat or access the toilets during the performance. No modifications are made to the performance.
Keat Hong Chinese Orchestra
Keat Hong Chinese Orchestra (KHCO) was formed in 1974 and it is a cultural group under the administration of Singapore Chua Chu Kang Community Club. With over 80 members, KHCO is a well-known amateur orchestra in Singapore. The orchestra has been actively developing young talents and contributing to the promotion of Chinese music in Singapore.
KHCO has been awarded with various honours. These include the Singapore National Youth Service Award (1993), first prize winner and Best Performance Award consecutively in the National Music Competition (1987-1993). In 1996, KHCO was awarded the National Youth Letter of Commendation.
KHCO has been holding regular concerts every year and has also worked with many renowned musicians like Zhou Cheng Long, Song Guang Hai, Wai Sing Fat, Chew Hee Chiat and Zhang Nian Bing. In recent years, KHCO has also invited overseas orchestras to hold joint concerts in Singapore, including Hong Kong Music Lover Chinese Orchestra, China Chengdu National Orchestra, Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Professional Cultural Center Orchestra, Australia Melbourne Chao Feng Chinese Orchestra and Taiwan Tao Yuan Yueh You Chamber Orchestra. In recent years, KHCO has been invited to perform at Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay for its Beautiful Sunday Concert.
In 1992, KHCO was invited to represent Singapore to perform in the Cultural Festival in honor of Her Majesty, the Queen of Thailand, in Bangkok. KHCO has also been frequently invited to perform overseas, including Hong Kong (1988, 1994, 1999 & 2004), China Chengdu (1995), Changsha (2003), Australia Melbourne (1998 & 2002) and Malaysia Kuching (1993, 1995 & 2006). In 2009, KHCO has also performed in Hong Kong Music Lover 30th anniversary concert and Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Professional Cultural Center Orchestra 20th anniversary Twenty Years Initiator international concert.
In 2013, KHCO was invited by Kagoshima Prefecture Government to perform in the Cultural Music Festival event. KHCO was invited to perform for Hong Kong Youth Chinese Music Festival in 2018. In 2019, KHCO participated in two concerts in Canada, The 3rd Edmonton Chinese Music Festival - Bonne Musique III Concert in Edmonton and Spring Festival Chinese Music Concert in Vancouver.
9 Apr 2023, Sun
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