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The Planner

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 18 January, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 18 January, 2012, 12:00am
 

Exhibitions

Munich Art Village Artist Group Exhibition

Works in various media by 24 artists from three large-scale art villages in Munich, Germany. Today, 11.30am-7pm, Artfinger Gallery, G/F, 3 Wa Lane, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 2885 9984. Ends today

The Lingering Image

Chinese paintings by Lingnan School member Ho Fung-lin. Mon, Wed-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Tue, HK Heritage Museum, 1 Man Lam Rd, Sha Tin, HK$10, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2180 8188. Ends Jan 30

Sculpture Labyrinth: A Journey of My Mind

Multimedia artist Zhou Yi's reinterpretations of her body of work from the past decade utilising 3-D modelling. Mon-Fri, 10am-6.30pm, Sat, 10am-6pm, Hanart TZ Gallery, 407 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2526 9019. Ends Jan 30

Impassioned Realists

Oil paintings by photo realists Tian Haibo, Liu Changwen, Pan Xun, Wu Chengwei and Wu Jiali. Mon-Sat, 10am-7pm, Galerie du Monde, 108 Ruttonjee Centre, 11 Duddell St, Central. Inquiries: 2525 0529. Ends Feb 11

Performing Arts

J.S. Bach and Beethoven for Lunch Time Concert

Clarinettists David Wong and Sophia Long, bassoonists Karen Yeung and Judy Lin, and french horn players Sunny Cheung and Richard Ho play works by the two German composers. Jan 18, 1.15pm, St John's Cathedral, 4-8 Garden Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 9731 3388

The Tiger Who Came to Tea

ABA Productions' KidsFest presentation of a musical theatre show about a girl called Sophie, her mother and an anthropomorphised tiger who interrupts their afternoon tea. In English. Jan 18, 20, 22, 5pm, also Jan 21, 10am, noon, Jan 22, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195-HK$395 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150

Academy Symphony Orchestra Concerto Concert

Alan Cumberland conducts the HK Academy for Performing Arts' academy orchestra performing works by Jolivet, Kuan Nai-chung, Walton and Chopin. Jan 18, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$85 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8517

HK International Chamber Music Festival

Concert series including concerts with: musicians including violinist Lin Cho-liang, harpist Naoko Yoshino and pianist Andreas Haefliger playing works by composers including Saint-Sa?ns, Chausson, Debussy and Ravel, Jan 18, 8pm, HK$190-HK$380; and musicians including soprano Ying Huang, violinist Clara-Jumi Kang and violist Paul Neubauer performing works by Beethoven, Schubert, Mozart and Brahms, Jan 19, 8pm, HK$180-HK$400 Urbtix. Both concerts: HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central. Inquiries: 3518 7290

We're Going on a Bear Hunt

ABA Productions' KidsFest play about a family's romp through sweeping landscapes in search of a bear. In English. Jan 19, 25, 5pm, also Jan 22, 26, 10am, noon, Jan 25, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$195-HK$395 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2547 7150

2012 Cantoria HK Cathedral Concert

John Winzenburg conducts the HK Baptist University chamber choir and Baptist Brass Quintet performing works by Buxtehude, Samuel Barber and Rossini. Jan 19, 8pm, St John's Cathedral, 4-8 Garden Rd, Central, free. Inquiries: 3411 7047

An Evening with Mark Twain

British actor Daniel Foley performs in a play giving a first-person account of the life of Samuel Langhorne Clemens (Mark Twain). In English. Jan 19-21, 8pm, Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Rd, Central, HK$150 (HK$120 members) HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2521 7251

Chinese Instrumental Concert - Ku Hui-man and Wong On-yuen

Pipa player Ku and erhu player Wong play works including The Forlorn Drifter; erhu player Wong Sun-tat, pianist Cheng Wai (Jan 19 only), zheng player Choi Ngar-si, xiao player Tam Po-shek, yangqin player Bryan Lai (Jan 21 only) and daruan player Gao Sijia also feature. Jan 19, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$260; and Jan 21, 2.30pm, Xiang Hai Xuan Multipurpose Hall, Nan Lian Garden, 60 Fung Tak Rd, Diamond Hill, HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre

The Chinese Artists Association of HK performs Cantonese operas: Prime Minister of Six States and Contention for the Seal, Jan 20, 7pm; The Wedding Ceremony, The Reunion by a White Hare and The Butterfly and Red Pear Blossoms, Jan 21, 2.30pm; and The Lady Marshal and the Rash General, Jan 21, 7pm; The Marshal's Marriage, Two Heroic Families and Princess Chang Ping, Jan 22, 2.30pm; and The Fair Couples Welcome the New Year, Jan 22, 7pm. All shows: in Cantonese with Chinese surtitles, West Kowloon Bamboo Theatre, West Kowloon Cultural District, HK$10 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2200 0093

WuLoo-wuLoo Returns

Pianists Nancy Loo, Enloc Wu and Mary Wu give a recital of works by composers such as Chopin, Brahms and Michael Cormick. Jan 20, 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$250 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9042 4090

Story Time

Robert Spano conducts pianist Xu Hong and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra playing works by Ravel, Mozart and Rimsky-Korsakov. Jan 20-21, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$100-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

The Legacy. Stories Retold

Sheng player Loo Sze-wang, pipa/zhongruan player Lam Tsan-tong, yangqin player Mung Mei-kwan, percussionist Eddy Tse Tsz-chung, zheng player Chiu Tan-ching, erhu players Tse Chan-hung and Cheung Wai-fung, zhonghu player Wong Wing-shing and cellist Tang Chung-ho perform works including Mountain Village and Swan Capriccio. Jan 20, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$150, HK$200 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321

Jade Sings Concert 2012

Canto-pop singer Jade Kwan Sum-yin performs. Jan 20, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2313 9198

Cinema

Sea Rex: Journey to a Prehistoric World

Omnimax film exploring the reign of giant marine reptiles in the world's oceans during the Mesozoic era. English shows Sat-Sun, 8.30pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 1.30pm, 5pm, 8.30pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Feb 29

Wired to Win: Surviving the Tour de France

Omnimax film about the cyclists who take part in the demanding multi-stage bike race. English shows: Mon, Thu, 7.20pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narrations in Cantonese, Putonghua, English and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 3.50pm, 7.20pm, also Sat-Sun, 12.20pm, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Apr 30

Hayabusa: Back to Earth

Sky show about the unmanned probe sent to explore an asteroid by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency in May 2003, with a focus on its journey back after collecting samples. English shows: Wed, Fri, 6.10pm; otherwise in Cantonese. Narration in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and Japanese are also available through headphones. Daily (except Tue), 2.40pm, 6.10pm, also Sun, 11.10am, HK Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$24, HK$32 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 0226. Ends Jun 30

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