All posts tagged: Freespace

A cross-media live performance – In Sync: Music in Motion

In Sync: Music in Motion /Mar 20 – 21 Saturday – Sunday /Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District (MTR Kowloon Station Exit E)$180 (No handling fee) Hong Kong music and video artists join forces to present a cross-media live performance. Musicians including Olivier Cong, Fung Lam, Mike Yip, Narbi, Bowen Li and the newly-formed Freespace Ensemble perform various genre-defying music. Simultaneously, video artists exhibit visually stunning short films in the background, creating an innovative audio-visual experience. Buy tickets now. The programme is a celebration of rearrangements, featuring a revamped version of Olivier Cong’s spellbinding The Interpretation of Milou’s Dream with Linus Chan’s video. The audio-visual piece tells an introspective story and brings solace after an isolating year. The Freespace Ensemble, a new group-in-residence at Freespace, will make their debut by playing Fung Lam’s rearranged pieces, including Reminiscence (taken from Hong Kong Episodes), under the backdrop of the visual works by Jess Lau Ching-wa and Anthony Lai. Mike Yip will collaborate with Narbi and Bowen Li to twine their compositions around the films by Prescott Law Ho-pui and Wong …

Freespace Jazz Fest 自由爵士音樂節

Freespace Jazz Fest 自由爵士音樂節 /Nov 6 – 8, Friday – Sunday /Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District /Hong Kong (MTR Kowloon Station Exit E)Free admission. Tickets required for some performances. This November, Freespace Jazz Fest returns to West Kowloon with a programme of music and art events celebrating the innovation and diversity of one of the world’s most popular forms of music.  Highlight ticketed events include Ted Lo and Eugene Pao – an evening of fusion, classics and original compositions by local jazz greats Pao and Lo, joined on stage by a line-up of friends and star guests. There’s also Angelita Li Sings Billie Holiday Feat. Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra – with songs and stories honouring the life and legacy of the US jazz diva performed by Angelita Li and Patrick Lui Jazz Orchestra, and the experimental collaboration Jazz Imaginarium – a unique, multisensory immersive experience with musicians and visual artists creating a black box installation with improvised sound and imagery. Buy tickets now: https://wk.org.hk/2G46Xza Free events include the Experimental Jazz Lab, with six sessions featuring live and online interactive collaborations between artists …

Cypher – An encounter of dance and movement live and online

FreespaceArt Park, West Kowloon Cultural DistrictHong Kong This autumn, Freespace presents a three-month encounter of dance and movement live and online with innovative performances by regional artists. Events include With/out Umeda, a showcase of works by Japanese choreographer and multidisciplinary artist Hiroaki Umeda devised in response to the 2020 reality of travel restrictions and social distancing; The Battle, a cross-genre blend of dance competition and theatrical performance; and Hong Kong Dance Company’s new performance Convergence that, along with an immersive VR video, offers new perspectives on movement through the lens of Chinese dance and martial arts. The programme also includes a range of master classes, movement and graffiti workshops, seminars, exhibitions and other activities in and around Freespace. Buy tickets now: https://wk.org.hk/3m2pGvh With/out Umeda Oct 11, Sunday 8pmLive Online Premiere at POPTICKET Oct 14–17, Wednesday – SaturdayOn-demand viewing at POPTICKETA specially curated exploration of the work of internationally acclaimed choreographer and multidisciplinary avant-garde artist Hiroaki Umeda, featuring an immersive digital installation, dance videos, a real-time solo digital performance and Umeda live from Tokyo. HKDC in Residence 2020: ConvergenceOct 18, Sunday 8pmOnline Premiere at POPTICKET Oct 19–24, Monday …

Edward Lam Dance Theatre “Art School Musical” and public seminar series “Rethinking Musicals”

Oct 3 – 6, Thursday – Sunday 7.30pmOct 9 –12, Wednesday – Saturday 7.30pmOct 7 & 13, Monday & Sunday 2.30pmThe Box, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural District From 3 October, Edward Lam Dance Theatre returns to Hong Kong with Art School Musical, a contemporary adaptation of the classic Chinese work The Butterfly Lovers. Featuring Macau’s rising star Jordan Cheng, this new interpretation includes a cast from Hong Kong and Taiwan, in a wonderfully scored version that resets the classical tale into a contemporary school of arts. Tickets: HK$420, HK$300 (Concessions available) Group discount: 5% discount for 5 to 9 tickets, 10% discount for 10 to 19 tickets and 20% discount for 20 or more tickets Buy tickets now: www.westkowloon.hk/artschool Alongside 10 performances of the show, director Edward Lam, the creative team and invited guests also lead a series of three public seminars that look at the creative foundations of Chinese-language musicals in the region and some of the possibilities for future development. Acting and Singing on Stages Around the WorldSep 28, Saturday 5pmThe Room, Freespace, Art Park, West Kowloon Cultural DistrictMacau-based musical actor, …