Sunday, November 30, 2008

Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra’s debut concert in Kota Kinabalu

The prestigious Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) will be performing on its first tour to East Malaysia in Kota Kinabalu at the Tun Raffae Auditorium, Menara Tun Mustapha, Yayasan Sabah on 15 December 2008 at 8:00pm. The MPYO, which is under the tutelage of the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), comprises of 110 Malaysian talents with an average age of 18 years who come from across the nation. They will also be presenting a matinee show exclusively for students at the same venue at 2:00pm.

Audiences will be entertained with classical favourites including Overture of the Roman Carnival (Op.9) composed by Berlioz, Cello Concerto in B minor (Op.104) written by Dvorak and Symphony No.2 in C minor (Op.17) – ‘Little Russian’ by Tchaikovsky, while the students matinee will be featuring among others P Ramlee’s Tunggu Sekejap, Bizet’s Excerpts from Carmen, Britten’s Irish Reel and Rossini’s Overture: The Thieving Magpie.

The MPYO tour to East Malaysia is co-organised by the MPO, Century Music School Sdn. Bhd. & Kells and Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn. Bhd (wholly owned subsidiary of Sabah Tourism Board).

Tickets are priced at RM30, RM50 and RM100 for the Evening Concert at 8:00pm and the matinee exclusively for students is priced at only RM15 performing at 2:00pm, on the 15 December 2008

For ticket inquiries, please call Sri Pelancongan Sabah Sdn Bhd - Ms. Jane Lai at 088-232121 or Sabah Tourism Board - Ms. Shirley Teo at 088-212121. For more information; please contact Susan Shahira, Event Manager at 088-232121.

Source: Sabah Tourism

NOTE: Photo Copyright to Sabah Tourism

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