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Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Cancels
"Sumi Jo – Mad for Love" concert
27 October, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

23-10-2009

[Hong Kong 23 October 2009] Due to injury, internationally renowned soprano Ms Sumi Jo will not be able to travel to Hong Kong to perform in her concert with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HKPO).  The Orchestra regrets to have to cancel the “Mad for Love” concert on 27 October (Tue), 8:00pm, in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.

Appreciating how much our audiences are looking forward to this exciting performances, we will try our very best to bring Ms Sumi Jo back to the Hong Kong audiences as soon as possible.  Please stay tuned.

All tickets will be refunded.  Please keep your tickets intact.  Details will be announced on the HKPO website www.hkpo.com before 6 November.  Please stay tuned.  We apologize for any inconvenience caused.

For further information please call our office at 2721 2030. Our office reopens after the Chung Yeung Festival holiday on the 27th of October.  Office hours: Monday to Friday: 9:00am to 5:45pm.

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HONG KONG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Edo de Waart
Artistic Director and Chief Conductor

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (HKPO) is one of Asia’s leading orchestras. Enriching Hong Kong’s cultural life for over a century, the Orchestra has grown into a formidable ensemble of Chinese and international talents in the last three decades, attracting world-class artists to perform on the same stage. HKPO annually touches the lives of 200,000 music lovers through more than 150 performances including its extensive education activities for children and adults alike, and free concerts such as the popular Swire Symphony Under the Stars, and regular broadcasts and telecasts. Outside of Hong Kong, HKPO has made a number of successful tours in Asia and Europe including a major six-concert tour of China in the 08/09 season under the leadership of Maestro Edo de Waart, drawing great critical acclaims. [Full Biography]

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is financially supported by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
SWIRE is the Principal Patron of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is the Venue Partner of the Hong Kong Cultural Centre.