3 Musical Sonatas that should NOT be missed this June at the Art Macao Festival 2019!

‘Art Macao’ is a five-month mega international art and cultural event, in which visual arts works, art installations; musical and theatrical performances are presented at various exhibition venues in Macao. It is an unforgettable artistic summer full of emotions. From June to October, Macao will be imbued with artistic vitality and creativity with surprises at each corner!

It is going to be a carnival for people with a taste for soulful music. Join the saga of ‘Culture meeting Orchestra’ with the iconic events lined up at the Festival on the 16th, 29th and the 30th of June 2019. Music is built to last and here is your chance of being one with this gargantuan art.

Here we provide you with all the information you should know concerning the mystical music events at Art Macao:

The first must-attend event is on the 16th of June 2019.  It is called ‘Concert in Museums: The Macao Chinese Orchestra’. This is an original idea that will entice you completely. ‘Concert in Museums’ has been organized by the Macao Chinese Orchestra, the Macao Museum and the Macao Museum of Art to depict a timeless tale. The event will be in combination with the themes of the exhibitions held at the museums. Don’t forget to attend this to enjoy an extraordinary experience!

Name: Concert in Museums: The Macao Chinese Orchestra

Date: 16th June 2019

Time: 16:00

Place: Macao Museum of Art

On 29th June 2019, you could be a part of a music concert with the name ‘Wild Goose from the South and Wind to the North: The Macao Chinese Orchestra’. The Macao Chinese Orchestra has specially invited Zhang Lie, the Permanent Conductor of the China Broadcasting Chinese Orchestra, Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the Guangdong Chinese Orchestra and the Henan Chinese Orchestra, to conceive a traditional Chinese music concert. The program includes well-known pleasant-sounding traditional songs featuring different regional elements of China, allowing music aficionados to take on a journey from the Yellow River to Guangdong. Explore your culture and heritage through their music. We are sure that this musical creation will stay with you for a long time!

Name: Wild Goose from the South and Wind to the North: The Macao Chinese Orchestra

Date: 29th June 2019

Time: 20:00

Place: Dom Pedro V Theatre

The last musical event to attend is ‘Brahms’s double Concerto: Macao Orchestra. With their unique styles, Schubert and Brahms are both revered as the greatest masters of Austrian-German symphony music of the 19th century, fully displaying the spirit of Romanticism: a movement in arts and literature that emphasizes inspiration, subjectivity and the primacy of an individual. In this concert, Macao Orchestra presents, on one hand, Brahms’s ‘Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor’, the composer’s last concertante work, which features a mature technique and conveys deep emotions. On the other hand, Schubert’s ‘Symphony No. 4’, a work that carries the composer’s sadness and thoughts at the young age of 19. Bear witness to this grand occasion that seeks classical music. We are excited to know which one is likely to touch you more: Brahms’s late blossoming or the wisdom of the young Schubert!

Name: Brahms’s Double Concerto: Macao Orchestra

Date: 30th June 2019

Time: 20:00

Place: Dom Pedro V Theatre

Music puts you in a state of trance. It makes you oblivious to everything. Attend these luminous creations by Art Macao Festival and give your soul the art and craft in the form of music and orchestra it so dearly desires. Watch Art come alive at Art Macao!

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