Watch out for German artists and music on the Monday Concert and for these special features on Sunday Morning on 4
||08.10.07 Lars Vogt
||15.10.07 Christian Tetzlaff
||22.10.07 Gewandhaus Orchestra
||29.10.07 Berlin Philharmonic
An hour with the Consul-General of Germany, Mr. Frank Burbach on
Sunday Morning on 4, Sunday 21 October 2007,
9:00 – 10:00 am
Having worked in the Economic and Political Departments of the German Embassy, Tokyo; as Head of the Press and Cultural Departments of the German Consulate General in Milan, Italy; as Head of the Consular Department at the Germany Embassy, Prague; as Head of the Cultural Department at the German Embassy, London and now as the German Consul General in Hong Kong, Mr. Burbach has many a story to tell and his accounts include some of the music he has encountered and enjoyed in all of these great cities.
From the drum music of Japan’s Za Ondekoza, to an Italian opera aria 'Liviamo' from La Traviata sung by Maria Callas ; 'The Moldau' by Czech composer Smetana to the music of 17th century England by Purcell – the programme will also feature the Hong Kong born cellist Trey Lee playing some Schumann. You are sure to enjoy this trip.
An hour with the Director of the Goethe-Institut Hong Kong: Michael Muller-Verweyen on Sunday Morning on 4,
27 Jan 2008, 9:00 – 10:00 am
Michael Muller-Verweyen (left) with Stanley Wong at the Goethe-Institut Hongkong's 'Lan Wei/Abortive Buildings' exhibition opening in August 2007
Find out all about the Goethe-Institut, the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach.
The institute draws on the rich variety of Germany’s many-faceted open society and lively culture. Its main purpose is to assist everyone taking an active interest in Germany and the German language and culture.
One important goal of the Goethe-Institut Hong Kong is to promote international cultural cooperation by organising a broad variety of events to present German culture.
Michael Muller-Verweyen will be talking about the institute and many of its upcoming events on the programme.