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Steven Cheung (62) R.I.P.

"Dear all, 

It is with great sadness to report that our brave and tenacious cancer warrior and former schoolmate, Steven Cheung 張志鴻 of F.5C passed away last evening, November 30, at 9:48 pm at Tuen Mun Hospital peacefully with his whole family by his side. The last of us to see him was James Li 李立本 who was there late yesterday afternoon - thank you James. 

Steven shall always be remembered for his courage, optimism and tenacity exhibited during the last part of his prolonged battle which took place in Hong Kong over the last 30 odd months. I feel honored to be able to call him my schoolmate and my friend! 

May he rest in eternal peace in God's embrace. 

With deepest condolences to his family,

Sincerely,

Alex" 

Class 62 Dinner_20141118


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2014 International Gathering in HK

 

Dear all,

Hope this email finds you all healthy and well.

Re the photos and video's taken during the October Int'l Gathering in Hong Kong a few weeks ago, the professional photographer is making a DVD which shall be ready for posting to classmates sometime in the next two weeks.

M'time, before I post the DVDs and in order to quench everyone's thirst, I am going to send through separate email batches a selection of the photos taken by our two resident photog's Poon Lai-yeung and Stephen Lee Chi-ming which will also be included in the DVD.

Happy viewing and nice weekend !

Best regards,

Alex

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International Gathering in HK






Lunch with Peter Chow Yuk-ting



Lunch hosted by Henry Leung.

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In Memory of Yondani Butt

It is with a much saddened heart to report that a phone call from Roger Butt (Yondani's elder brother in Hong Kong) informed me that our beloved Maestro Yondani Butt was certified this morning by the hospital at 10:45 am this morning after going into a coma and had to rely on a breathing machine since 5 am this morning - 28th August 2014! 

According to info received, Butt's daughter Yolanda had a few words with her father while Butt was still conscious (hopefully that made him feel better) and she is now flying back to look after Butt's affairs arriving Hong Kong tomorrow Friday 29th August. I've asked Roger to tell her that should she need any assistance, do please give me a call!

What more can I say except 天妒英才, I think we should all 節哀順變吧 !

I am sure we will all miss him so very much! May he rest in God's arms in peace for eternity! 

Alex
28/08/2014 12:01 AM

Kung Fu Demo at the 50th Anniversary Reunion in Hong Kong (Nov 2012)

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Works of Yondani Butt

1)             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p2QbfHvbcJE 

Tchaikovsky Symphony no.6 Pathétique - 1st movement (excerpts)
Published on 28 Jan 2013
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yondani Butt, recorded 16th November, 2012 at Abbey Road Studios, London. 

2)             https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJi46gXdYIU

Schumann symphonies 3 and 4 - London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Yondani Butt.
Uploaded on 22 Aug 2011
Recording due to be released by Nimbus Alliance shortly.

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Yondani Butt 畢澤翔 -- R.I.P.

Yondani Butt (62) passed away on 28/08/2014 in Zhuhai, China.

A memorial service will be held on Monday, 1st September from 9:30 to 11:30 am at: 

珠海殯儀館: 嵩山廳
地址 : 珠海拱北粵海中路2075號 (合羅山墓園對面)
電話 : +86 756 888-5883 / 888-1444. 

Another service will be held on Thursday, September 4 afternoon at: 

世界殯儀舘有限公司 Universal Funeral Parlour Co., Ltd.
紅磡暢行道1010, Cheong Hang Road, Hung Hom
Kowloon, Hong Kong
Tel : 2362 4331

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Yondani Butt was born in Macau. He holds a Ph.D. in chemistry on which subject he has published numerous research papers.  As founder of Symphonie Canadiana, he had led the orchestra on major tours throughout North America. In addition, from 1983, he held the position of Resident Conductor of the Victoria International Festival, creating the highly successful Concerti Extravaganza series, for which he conducted more than 23 concertos in six weeks. Frequently in demand as a guest conductor, Butt has recorded and performed in the US, Canada, Lantin America, Asia and Europe.

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