Week ahead

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 09 October, 2011, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 09 October, 2011, 12:00am



Application for ESF kindergartens

Online applications have commenced for the four ESF international kindergartens (Abacus in Clear Water Bay, Hillside on Hong Kong Island, Tsing Yi, and Wu Ka Sha near Ma On Shan) for the 2012-13 academic year. Until Oct 31, HK$300 application fee. Inquiries: www.esf.org

Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

Christoph Eschenbach conducts baritone Matthias Goerne and the Austrian orchestra performing Brahms' Tragic Overture, Schubert's Symphony No 8, Unfinished, and 11 songs from Mahler's Des Knaben Wunderhorn. 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$300-HK$2,000, Urbtix. Live relay: Oct 9, 8pm, Piazza, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free. Inquiries: 2268 7321


The Snow Dragon

ABA Production and Tall Stories (UK) present a play with storytelling, comedy and musical elements based on Toby Mitchell and Anna Lewenhaupt's picture book about a child who encounters the legendary snow dragon. In English. Oct 14-15, 5pm, also Oct 15-16, 11am, 2pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, HK$195-HK$395, HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150

Jazz World Festival

The HK Big Band Jazz Federation presents 'Youth Big Band Fest', featuring performances by the Middle School Band and the High School Band of the International Christian School and the HK Youth Jazz Orchestra, Oct 14, 7.30pm, HK$200; and a performance by the Eddie Gomez Quintet, Oct 15, 8pm, HK$180-HK$380, HK Ticketing. Both concerts: Jockey Club Auditorium, HK Polytechnic University, Hung Hom. Inquiries: 2523 8292 (Mon-Sat, 1pm-7pm)


Pipe organ recital

Helon Kwan, Ben Law and Wang Chun-yin play works by such as Guilmant, Langlais and Sweelinck. 5pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, free with ticket. Inquiries: 2734 2009

Vocal auditions

The City Chamber Orchestra of HK invites boys and girls aged nine to 14 years to audition for soprano parts in its Dec 10-11 The Snowman and The Bear production. Auditions: first round, Oct 15, 7pm-10pm, GR2, 8/F HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; second round, Oct 29, 7pm-10pm, venue to be announced later. Inquiries: 2864 2156