Grammy and Latin Grammy Award winner Eliane Elias to make highly-anticipated Hong Kong debut in May jazz concert

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    28th March 2024 – (Hong Kong) The Leisure and Cultural Services Department has exciting news for music enthusiasts in Hong Kong as they have extended a special invitation to renowned musician Eliane Elias, a recipient of both Grammy and Latin Grammy Awards. The Brazilian jazz sensation will finally make her eagerly awaited debut in the city this May, treating the audience to a spectacular showcase of her diverse musical talents and performing her greatest hits in her signature style.

    Originally scheduled for November last year, Elias’ jazz concert had to be postponed, but fans can now mark their calendars for 28th May (Tuesday) to witness this extraordinary event. Accompanied by her long-time collaborative jazz musicians Marc Johnson on double bass, Leandro Pellegrino on guitar, and Rafael Barata on drums, Elias will harmoniously blend jazz, Brazilian, classical, and pop music genres in her upcoming concert. The repertoire will include her mesmerizing bossa nova jazz ballad, “Quietude,” among other captivating pieces. With her enchanting vocals, virtuosic piano skills, and spontaneous live interpretations, Elias promises an unforgettable evening of jazz infused with a vibrant Latin flair.

    Elias has garnered international acclaim for her exceptional talents as a pianist, singer, composer, and arranger. Her musical style stands out as one of the most distinctive and instantly recognizable sounds in jazz and Brazilian music. With a remarkable discography spanning multiple albums, she has been honored with two Grammy Awards for “Best Latin Jazz Album” and two Latin Grammy Awards for “Best Jazz Album.” Having performed in over 70 countries and regions, Elias has captivated audiences worldwide. In recognition of her outstanding contributions to jazz, she was presented with the prestigious Edison Jazz Lifetime Achievement Award in the Netherlands in 2018.

    The highly-anticipated “Jazz Concert by Eliane Elias” will take place at 8pm on 28th May at the Concert Hall of Hong Kong City Hall. Tickets are now available for purchase at URBTIX (www.urbtix.hk), offering different pricing tiers ranging from $200 to $520. For telephone bookings, please call 3166 1288. For program inquiries and details regarding concessionary schemes, kindly contact 2268 7321 or visit the official website at www.lcsd.gov.hk/CE/CulturalService/Programme/en/music/programs_1665.html. Don’t miss this exceptional opportunity to experience the magic of Eliane Elias, a true maestro of jazz.