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‧ An Anthem for HKU
‧ Kissin plays Liszt
‧ "Lust, Caution" Charity Premiere
‧ Princess Changping
‧ Dream of the West Chamber

‧Advanced Cultural Leadership Programme
‧University Artists Scheme
‧Hung Leung Hau Ling
    Distinguished Fellow in the Humanities

"Anthem" raised 2M as a tribute to Vice-Chancellor Tsui

An Anthem for HKU 港大禮讚

At the Gala Concert "An Anthem for HKU 港大禮讚", Arts professors presented gifts to
the Vice-Chancellor Lap-Chee Tsui - a piece of choral music composed by Dr Chan Hing-yan; an artwork designed by Professor David Clarke; and a poem written by Dr Page Richards. Convenor Dr Patrick Poon Sun-Cheong and Co-Convenor Professor Daniel Chua were happy to announce that, with the generous support of the Concert's patrons, HK$2M was also raised for the Cultural and Humanities Fund.

The University Anthem was first performed at the Opening Ceremony of the University on March 11, 1912, in front of the then newly completed Main Building. The Anthem was used at formal University occasions until the 1930s, but after the war it was largely forgotten, preserved in the archives as an historical curiosity that could be seen but seldom heard.

The Gala Concert was the first live performance of the reconstructed University Anthem by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta, the Diocesan Choral Society and HKU Students' Union Choir, conducted by our University Artist Yip Wing-sie.

"Anthem" raised 2M as a tribute to Vice-Chancellor Tsui

A 5-min video "SAPIENTIA" featuring the Anthem by University Artists Alex Law and Mabel Cheung premiered at the Centenary Gala Dinner in December, 2011.

Presented by HKU Foundation, the Concert was held on February 7, 2014 at the Grand Hall, Lee Shau Kee Lecture Centre. It was produced by the Cultural Management Team and the Development & Alumni Affairs Office.