Classical Music & Opera
Classical Music & Opera
08 JUN
2022
Classical Music & Opera
Pomme d'Api by Jacques Offenbach

Catherine, known as Pomme d'Api, is the apple of everyone's eye. She has just been engaged as a chambermaid by a bachelor "of a certain age" who has an eye for the ladies around him. Unbeknownst to him, she is the recently abandoned girlfriend of his chauffeur.

Date:08 JUN 2022 Venue:Hong Kong City Hall Theatre
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21 MAY
2022
Classical Music & Opera
Hong Kong Sinfonietta: Cellomania With Jamal Aliyev

One of Classic FM’s “30 of the most brilliant young classical musicians playing today”, cellist Jamal Aliyev has dazzled with his “enviable technique and a rich broad palette” (Classical Music Magazine) in performances alongside such prestigious orchestras as the Philharmonia Orchestra and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, and enjoyed recurring collaborations with leading Turkish composer Fazıl Say. This year's French May Arts Festival, Aliyev will join hands with Hong Kong Sinfonietta and Music Director Emeritus Yip Wing-sie for the first time, playing an eclectic selection of showpieces such as Paganini’s mesmerising Variations on One String on a Theme by Rossini, and Popper’s stunning Hungarian Rhapsody.

Date:21 MAY 2022 Venue:Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
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25 MAY
2022
Classical Music & Opera
French Music Project at CUHK

French Music Project at CUHK 2022 brings together its talented students and performance faculty for collaboration and exploration of French music. Together with students from the Department of Music, pianist Poon Kiu Tung and guest artists will perform chamber music from 17th to 21st century greats.

Date:25 MAY 2022 Venue:The Chinese University of Hong Kong Lee Hysan Concert Hall with Livestream on YouTube
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27 MAY - 28 MAY
2022
Classical Music & Opera
Swire Denim Series: From Baroque to Beatles

Fabulous stories, superstar vocalists and tunes that you'll never forget – the music of The Beatles has more in common with the great baroque and classical masters than you might think! Conductor Fayçal Karoui and Romanian soprano Valentina Farcas join the HK Phil on a magical mystery tour that spans the centuries: placing symphonic music by Paul McCartney and The Beatles alongside the vocal fireworks and fabulous colours of the 18th century music. The results might surprise you, but entertainment is guaranteed!

Date:27 MAY - 28 MAY 2022 Venue:Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall
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30 MAY
2022
Classical Music & Opera
Tea House Chamber Music Series: Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Hans Christian Andersen's "The Nightingale" is a tale of East and West, of nature and technology, and of the life-giving power of the art that we call music. In this magical chamber concert, players from the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra summon up nature visions from Tan Dun and Takemitsu, and weave an extraordinary audio-visual puzzle by OZNO – plus a rare performance of "The Nightingale", as retold in words and music by the Dutch jazz legend and sonic innovator Theo Loevendie.

Date:30 MAY 2022 Venue:Tea House Theatre, Xiqu Centre, West Kowloon Cultural District
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