IT'S SHOW TIME
THE WEEK AHEAD
The Great Dragon & Phoenix Era of Cantonese Opera. Tonight and tomorrow, Sha Tin Town Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets $100-$280.
Marc-Andre Hamelin solo recital. Tonight, City Hall, 8pm. Tickets $100-$360.
The Komische Oper Berlin performs The Merry Widow. Tonight, Cultural Centre, 7.30pm. Sold out.
The Komische Oper Berlin performs Fidelio. Tomorrow and Sunday, Cultural Centre, 7.30pm. Sold out.
Fabio Biondi with Baroque ensemble Europa Galante. Tomorrow and Sunday, City Hall, 8pm. Tickets $100-$360.
Bobby McFerrin. Monday and Tuesday, Cultural Centre, 8pm. Sold out.
Tokyo Notes. Next Thursday and Friday (7.30pm) and Saturday (3pm), Cultural Centre, 7.30pm. Tickets $150-$230.
Beijing Opera - The Art of Cheng Yanqiu: 100th Anniversary.
Next Thursday, Friday (7.30pm) and Saturday (2pm, 7.30pm), Academy for Performing Arts, Tickets $100-$450.
Flight, an Arts Festival-commissioned dance piece.
Next Thursday to Saturday, APA, 7.45pm. Tickets $140-$200.
Next Friday, City Hall, 8pm. Sold out.
Wayne Shorter Quartet. Next Friday and Saturday, Cultural Centre, 8pm. Tickets $220-$480.
The Good, the Bad and Scarlett O'Hara. Next Friday and Saturday (8pm) and Sunday (3pm, 8pm), Kwai Tsing Theatre. Tickets: $100-$180.
For performances more than a week away, call Urbtix on 2111 5999. They'll mail the tickets. For shows only a few days away, call Urbtix on 2734 9009, reserve a ticket, then pick up and pay at the box office. Get tickets at least an hour before the show. For information on prices and availability, visit www.hk.artsfestival.org
TEST YOUR LUCK
If the show you really want to see is sold out, show up at the venue's Festival Information Counter 30 minutes before curtain time and see if there are cancelled or refunded tickets you can buy.
You can also request to be put on a 'standby reservations' list.