Charity concert for foundation


  • Education
  • Sunday, 08 Apr 2012

THE TRADITIONAL sounds of both local and Chinese music is what the audience at the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas will be mesmerised with tomorrow in the Tapestry of Colours charity concert held in support of Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) Foundation.

The glittering two-day event starts with the Sounds of Spring — an ensemble of sounds in Chinese orchestra featuring Taiwanese maestro Qu Chu Quan, a renowned composer and conductor.

Other perfomers during the session include Beijing-born soprano Li Lu , Malaysia’s very own songstress Yen Chock and Yi Ting Ying, the erhuplayer from the Shanghai Conservatory of Music.

The audience will walk down a memory lane with renditions of classical Chinese numbers such as Spring Festival Overture, Colourful Dragon Boat besides Italian classics and the evergreen P. Ramlee songs.

On Tuesday, multi-talented artist Adibah Noor will lend her powerhouse vocals to the Roots of Heritage concert — a musical gala featuring performances from local and international gamelan groups as well as traditional dances from UTP students of multiple nationalities.

Since its inception in 2010, the UTP Foundation has awarded a total of 14 full scholarships and bursaries to deserving students.

Ticket prices range from RM20 to RM100. For more information on the foundation and the concert , visit http://www.utp.edu.my/yayasan/.

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