Yip’s Children’s Choir @ MEMO St Kilda

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MEMO Music Hall Tue 26 Jul, 7:00pm

World class cultural ambassadors from Hong Kong ‘YIP’s CHILDREN’S CHOIR’ will be performing their only Melbourne Show at MEMO Music Hall St Kilda ahead of dates in Canberra, Sydney, New Zealand and Cairns.

The Choir has performed in numerous international music festivals and conferences to critical acclaim, and is proudly regarded as a cultural ambassador for Hong Kong.

Based in Hong Kong as a nonprofit organization, the Choir was founded in 1983 by Dr. Yip Wai-hong, D.M.A., M.H., a highly revered expert in the field of children’s music education.  The Choir has over 800 members ages 5 to 17. Since 1984, the Choir has toured over hundred cities in over 45 countries in six continents including much of Europe, China, Southeast Asia, Australia, Africa, Russia, Nordic and Scandinavia, the Middle East and North, Central and South America. In its 30 years history, the Choir has made more than 30 audio and video recordings.

On July 1, 1997, Yip’s Children’s Choir was the only children’s choir invited to perform at the hand-over ceremony of Hong Kong to China.  During the ceremony, a 300-member chorus performed Symphony 1997: Heaven, Earth, Mankind with world-renowned cellist YoYo Ma.

Known over 6 Continents

Since 1984, YCC has sung in over 80 cities of 38 countries. They include U.S.A., Brazil, South Africa, Canada; Mexico; Chile, Argentina, Uruguay; U.K., Belgium, France, Germany, Switzerland; Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland, Finland; Italy, Greece, Spain; Austria, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia, Poland, Russia, Georgia; Egypt; Australia, New Zealand; China, Korea, Japan; Thailand, Malaysia, and Singapore.

Performed at Major Concert Halls Around the World

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts,New York, USA

Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington D.C., USA

Davies Symphony Hall, San Francisco,U.S.A
Rachmaninoff Hall of the Moscow Conservatory of Music, USSR

The Chopin Institute of Music at Warsaw, Poland
St. Michael’s Cathedral at Brussels, Belgium

Myerson Symphony Hall, Dallas, USA

Crystal Cathedral in California, USA

Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia

Repertoire

Traditional and historical Chinese Songs

Sacred and Secular Classical Music

Western Show Tunes

Current popular music

Important Web Site Links:

http://www.yipshk.com/en_about05.html

 

Doors Open 6pm, Showtime 7pm-9pm (with intermission).

Tickets Are Unallocated Seated & Standing www.memomusichall.com.au

General Admin: $10.00 +bf,  At the Door: $12.00 (if still available)

 

88 Acland Street St Kilda, (Venue entrance at the rear of the RSL, via Albert Street)

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