Experience the authentic street jazz music from French Quarter, New Orleans – Influenced by jazz trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong as well as the gypsy guitar master Django Reinhardt, La Résistance, a Hong Kong based jazz ensemble, brings an interactive, fun and educational performance that takes you all the way to the streets of the French Quarter, New Orleans experiencing the local street style of authentic jazz music from 1920s Paris.
Hong Kong based traditional jazz ensemble inspired by jazz trumpeter and vocalist Louis Armstrong and the gypsy guitar master Django Reinhardt.
‘The most-talked-about jazz band of the year’ – Led by Tjoe Man Cheung, NTBM (Not-To-Be-Missed) is a multi-national jazz collective project. The programme features works of improvised, fusion and urban jazz expressing the project’s own sound-world. Expect the unexpected as the collective’s lineup is always a surprise for the audience.
Led by renowned violinist Andrew Bernardi, artistic director of the critically acclaimed festival, the programme kicks off with a collaboration between maestros and young talents, presenting works by Vivaldi, Brahms, Bartok, Mozart and Piazzolla in the first session, followed by a fantastic showcase featuring emerging classical stars in the second session.
HK Premiere: a mission inspired by Polish mountain folk spreading awareness of Mother Earth – Senivoda, a Melbourne-based revolutionary, progressive world music ensemble creating psychedelic world music, fusion of jazz, soul and prog rock, will share their latest album Dream & Water. The 8-piece band inspires their audiences to connect with the body and to dance in an extraordinary ‘Senivoda Live Experience’.
A musical travel that transcends time and space – Brought to you by the Duo Volce, a duo of classical violin (Kiann Chow) and home-grown chromatic harmonica (Harry Choi), featuring pianist Zenan Kwan, the special performance tours to a wide variety of classical repetoire and film original soundtrack hits, bringing lovely emotions and refreshing tunes to you.