Unlocking children's imagination through music!

Local storyteller Uncle Hung will retell stories collected from audiences of the past performances with original live music from composer Charles Kwong and the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble at ‘Let’s Get On An Adventure!’.

Creative Team

Storyteller: Uncle Hung (Yuen Che Hung)

Composer: Charles Kwong

Hong Kong New Music Ensemble: 

Violin: Selena Choi 

Clarinet: Leung Chi Shing

Sanxian: Stella Chan*

Percussion: Karina Yau*

Tabla: Vicky Shin
* This position is supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council's Artistic Internship Scheme

Date:
13 March (Sunday)

Time: 
3:15pm – 3:45pm

Venue: 
Central Lawn


About Yuen Che Hung

Yuen Che Hung aka Uncle Hung had been a secondary school teacher, pre-school education worker, education officer of a theatre company. He founded the Nohurry Story Workshop in 1994 and has since become a craftsman of imagined reality. He is now also a member of the storytelling group called “Tales we Tell” which was established in 2012, and has since been running monthly storytelling gathering for the public to take part in telling their stories.


About Charles Kwong

Hong Kong composer Charles Kwong has collaborated with different professional groups and team such as the London Chamber Orchestra, Hong Kong Sinfonietta, Hong Kong New Music Ensemble, Hong Kong City Chamber Orchestra and Hong Kong Kamerata etc. Kwong's music has also been featured in the final of the London Chamber Orchestra’s “LCO New 2008”. He also took part in the performance in the Royal Musical Association Research Conference, York Spring Music Festival, World Saxophone Congress, Festival Internacional de Música de Ibiza, Hong Kong Arts Festival and Freespace Fest.


About Hong Kong New Music Ensemble 

Founded in 2008, the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble (HKNME) presents performances of contemporary music in Hong Kong to a high professional standard. Widely praised for its innovative programming, the HKNME’s productions include concerts, outdoor performances, educational outreach, and interdisciplinary collaborations with artists from different artistic fields. The HKNME currently consists of over fifteen members who perform in versatile combinations in a variety of settings. 
The HKNME regularly collaborates with Zuni Icosahedron, Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, Guangdong Modern Dance Company and many others. The ensemble has toured six countries and became the Resident Company at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts in 2014.