In line with the SAR Government’s epidemic prevention and control measures, and in accordance with the “Guidelines on Conducting Visits Abroad and Crowd Gathering Activities” issued by the Department of Health on 10 August 2021, the Cultural Affairs Bureau will cancel a number of arts and cultural performances and arrange for ticket’s refund from now until 30 September; spectators with tickets may contact the Macau Ticketing Network for refund anytime.
Cancelled performances include “ARTmusing Film Carnival” scheduled for 26 to 29 August, Youth Cantonese Opera Course Excerpts Presentation Performance “Summer” scheduled for 28 August, “ARTmusing Fun” scheduled for 29 August, as well as a number of performances by the Macao Orchestra and outreached activities, including “Artist Salon” scheduled for 3 September, “Violin Master Class with Ning Feng” scheduled for 4 September, “2021-22 Season Opening Concert – Ning Feng meets Brahms” and Pre-concert Talk scheduled for 5 September, “Along with the musical joy – Annual gala and gathering” scheduled for 9 September, “Dialogue in the Piano Trio” and “Music Hour with Musicians” scheduled for 18 September.
To allow the general public to continue to enjoy magnificent classical music despite the pandemic, the Macao Orchestra and the Macao Chinese Orchestra intends to livestream several of their September performances of the new concert seasons online, with specifics to be announced shortly. For the performance “Along with the musical joy – Annual gala and gathering” scheduled for 9 September, the music points used for the exchange of tickets will be reimbursed to OM Friends’ accounts.
The Cultural Affairs Bureau will closely monitor the development of the pandemic, follow the relevant guidelines of the Health Bureau and implement appropriate measures in a timely manner, and would like to express its thanks to the members of the public for their understanding and co-operation.
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