(Macao, February 1, 2013) – One of Hong Kong’s most respected composers, Joseph Koo, will take the CotaiArena™ stage at The Venetian® Macao-Resort-Hotel on March 9, offering the audience an unforgettable night of live performance with Master Joseph Koo Concert 2013 Macau; tickets go on sale Monday, February 4, 2013. Koo will bring six special guests on stage, joining him to offer the Macao audience an evening of memorable tunes and classic hits.
Koo has composed over 1,200 songs in his prolific half-century career, many of them now considered as some of Cantopop’s all-time greatest hits. His well-known theme songs include those of popular Hong Kong television series The Legend of the Book and the Sword, The Shanghai Bund, Below the Lion Rock, Heaven Sword and Dragon Sabre and Chor Lau Heung. Koo’s musical accomplishments have earned him numerous awards and accolades; he is a Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (MBE), received the Bronze Bauhinia Star from the Hong Kong Government in 1998, and is the recipient of a Music Accomplishment Award from the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Ltd. (CASH).
Tickets for the 8 pm, March 9 performance of Master Joseph Koo Concert 2013 Macau go on sale Monday, February 4 at 10 am, at all Sands China box offices*. They can be purchased in one of five categories: HKD/MOP 1,080 (A Reserve), 880 (B Reserve), 680 (C Reserve), 480 (D Reserve) and 280 (E Reserve). Packages with round trip Cotai Water Jet ferry tickets between Hong Kong and Macao are also available for HKD/MOP 1,168 (A Reserve), 968 (B Reserve), 768 (C Reserve), 568 (D Reserve) and 368 (E Reserve). Tickets can be booked online at www.CotaiTicketing.com, or by phone at +853 2882 8818 (Macao) / +852 6333 6660 (HK), and are also available at Tom Lee Outlets and through Hong Kong Ticketing (customer service fee applies) online at www.HKTicketing.com or by phone at +852 3128 8288.
Photo caption: Legendary composer Joseph Koo will take the CotaiArena stage with six special guests on March 9, for Master Joseph Koo Concert 2013 Macau, performing a selection of his classic hits, including his well-known TV series themes. Ticket sales begin Monday, February 4 at all Sands China box offices.
Entertainment at Sands China Ltd. Properties
Sands China Ltd. has as a clear vision to establish Macao as Asia’s top entertainment destination.
The 15,000-seat CotaiArena™ is the only venue in Asia ranked in Pollstar’s Top 100 Worldwide Arena Venues based on ticket sales. It is the top entertainment destination in southern China, hosting the world’s and the region’s biggest names in music, sports and awards shows. Superstars frequently choose the venue as the starting point of their Asian tours.
The 1800-seat, multi-purpose Venetian Theatre is one of the most luxurious entertainment venues in greater China. Featuring ushers in black-tie, champagne service, gourmet food and beverage items and other unique, premium amenities, it offers an intimate, luxurious and exclusive venue experience. The Venetian Theatre is playing a key role in bringing the best in international and Chinese entertainment to Macao, with a luxury theatre experience like no other in the region.
The 650-seat Sands Macao Hotel theatre regularly features internationally-renowned singers, performers and artists of the highest calibre. From traditional Chinese-costumed dancers to modern performances, and from singing troupes to contemporary bands, everything from Western rock to Cantonese pop is covered.
With an unbeatable diversity, the entertainment offering of Sands China Ltd. is ushering in a new era of entertainment in Macao.