In addition to performing the world
premiere of prolific Hong Kong composer Mui Kwong-chiu's "The Heroes" with guest erhuist Shao Lin, the HKYSO will collaborate with local renowned musicians Yiu Song-lam (oboe), Choy Kwok-tin (clarinet), James Leung (bassoon) and Kenny Chen (horn) in performing Mozart's "Sinfonia Concertante for Four Winds in E flat, K.297b".
The 18-day event will start on January 19 with folk singer-songwriter Laura Marling performing the world
premiere of orchestrations of her songs with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
They aim to leave the likes of Cheech and Chong in the dust by performing the world
's highest comedy gig.
DOCTORS were performing the world
's first triple-limb transplant this weekend on a man who lost both his arms and a leg in an accident as a child.
The song and accompanying video is the result of a collaboration between Freshlyground, best known for performing the World
Cup anthem Waka Waka with Shakira, and controversial cartoonist Jonathan Shapiro, most recently in hot water for portraying South African president Jacob Zuma as "raping" Lady Justice.
Sir Roy's lifetime achievements include: performing the first liver transplant operation in Europe in 1968; performing the world
's first liver, heart and lung transplant in 1987; performing the first intestinal transplant in the UK in 1992; and performing the first successful combined stomach, intestine, pancreas, liver and kidney cluster transplant in 1994.
2-5, "Performing the World
2008" is a convening based on people's "common involvement in performance as an activity of growth and development," says Dan Friedman, dramaturg of New York's Castillo Theatre.
Swedish telecomms solutions provider Ericsson said on Wednesday (5 April) that it would be performing the world
's first HSPA (High Speed Packet Access) demonstration with Multiple Input Multiple Output (MIMO) technology during the CTIA Wireless 2006 event on 5-7 April in Las Vegas, USA.
A veteran of the West End will be teaching budding Teesside actors the secrets of performing the world
's favourite musicals.
The cheerleaders shot to fame earlier this year when they entered the record books by performing the world
's largest routine at Bedworth Football Club featuring 435 people.
A LIVERPOOL magician is hoping to conjure up a piece of history by performing the world
's longest magic marathon.
"Properly programmed, the GF11 is capable of performing the world
's fastest scientific calculations."