HONG KONG – (COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Many people around the world are taking advantage of this uncertain time to reconnect with nature on a deeper level through all of their senses. To evoke the abundant beauty of nature through the power of music, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), in collaboration with the Hong Kong Brand Management Unit, the Information Services Department of the government of the Hong Kong SAR and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, created a musical interlude for the WRLDCTY Festival, the world’s largest virtual city festival celebrating urban culture and innovation, held in October.
Named Orchestra of the Year 2019 at the prestigious classical music competition Gramophone Awards in the UK, often referred to as the Oscars of the classical music world, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is the city’s flagship orchestra. In a unique visual and sound journey, they performed “Morning Mood”, according to Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt Suite no. 1. Shot in Sai Kung, nicknamed “Hong Kong’s Back Garden,” the video combines the restorative hearing therapy properties of classical music with stunning scenes of Hong Kong nature, for a wholesome and all-round wellness experience. which brings together creativity and natural worlds.
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