The Planner

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 07 February, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 07 February, 2012, 12:00am



Hatching, Dotting And Other Things

Works by Hong Kong-based Filipino artist Bobit Segismundo made by using the cross-hatching method and featuring touches of pointillism. Today, 11am-7pm, Sun, 2pm-6pm, Karin Weber Gallery, 20 Aberdeen St, Central. Inquiries: 2544 5004. Ends today

King of Kowloon

Large-scale ink paintings and other works by the late Tsang Tsou-choi. Tue-Fri, 11am-7pm, Sat, noon-6pm, Saamlung, 26B Two Chinachem Plaza, 68 Connaught Rd, Central. Inquiries: Ends Sat

Laisee - 10 Years of Koru Contemporary Art in HK

Sculptural works created by artists including Etsuko Nishi, Elizabeth Thomson and Chris Weaver in celebration of Koru's 10th anniversary. Tue-Sat, 11am-6pm, Koru2, Koru Contemporary Art, Unit 1604, 16/F Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Rd, Aberdeen. Inquiries: 2580 5922. Ends Feb 14

The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011

Exhibition of paintings by Damian Hirst that is taking place simultaneously at each of Gagosian Gallery's 11 locations throughout the world. Tue-Sat, 11am-7pm, Gagosian Gallery, 7/F Pedder Building, 12 Pedder St, Central. Inquiries: 2151 0555. Ends Feb 18

Up and Go

Group show of photographic works by Man Yiu-kwok, Ula Tsui Yuen-tan, Tam Hing-kai, Chan Agum, Yip Tse-shan, Rachel Ip Hiu-yin, Poon Kan-chi, Kenneth Ng and Yiu Kwun-ho. Opens today; opening reception Feb 10, 6pm-8pm. Tue-Sun, noon-2pm, 3pm-7pm, The Upper Station (photo gallery), G/F, 22 Upper Station St, Sheung Wan. Inquiries: 3486 2474. Ends Feb 26

Shine On!

Works in various media by Konstantin Bessmertny, Faiza Butt, Jimmy Chan Yu-wo, Lee Sang-hyun and Kacey Wong that explore the theme of light. Tue-Sat, 10.30am-6.30pm, Amelia Johnson Contemporary, LG/F, 91-95 Hollywood Rd, Central. Inquiries: 2548 2286. Ends Mar 3

In Search of the Ideal Nation: Dr Sun Yat-sen and Guangzhou after the 1911 Revolution

Around 100 artefacts drawn from the collections of the Memorial Museum of Generalissimo Sun Yat-sen's Mansion and the HK Museum of History about Sun's three attempts to set up a government in Guangzhou, and the changes in the city's urban construction, economic development and education system that he and his followers brought about. Mon-Wed, Fri-Sat, 10am-6pm, Sun, 10am-7pm, closed Thu, Dr Sun Yat-sen Museum, 7 Castle Rd, Mid-Levels, free on Wed. Inquiries: 2414 5555. Ends Mar 28

Exhibition of Wut Man-chung's Works

Manuscripts, photographs and other items pertaining to the musical journey of the late composer (1942-1992) of works such as Ambush on All Sides. Mon, Tue, Thu-Sun, 10am-9pm, Wed, 1pm-9pm, HK Central Library, 66 Causeway Rd, Causeway Bay. Inquiries: 2734 2927. Ends Mar 31

The Burning Edge: Making Space, Activating Form

Group show of works by faculty members of the City University of HK's School of Creative Media including Oscar Au, Robert Ellis-Geiger, Fu Hongbo and Samson Young. Mon-Sat, noon-8pm, CMC Gallery, L3 Run Run Shaw Creative Media Centre, City University of HK, 18 Tat Hong Rd, Kowloon Tong. Inquiries: 3442 6553. Ends Apr 30

Performing Arts

Good Music This Lunch

HK Sinfonietta musicians including violinists Le Hoai-nam, Pang Hiu-wan, Tsai Loo and Eiko Hosaka play works by Mozart and Grieg. Feb 7, 12.45pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, free. Inquiries: 2836 3336

HKU Music Department's 30th Anniversary Celebration Concert

Pianist Mary Wu Mei-loc, violinist James Cuddeford, percussionist Almond Yeung Kwun-man, taiko drummers Ryo Shimamoto and Carrie Carter, the HKU Balinese Gamelan and HKU Percussion Ensemble play works by composers including Debussy. Feb 8, 7.30pm, Loke Yew Hall, University of HK, Main Campus, Pok Fu Lam, free. Inquiries: 2859 7045

Lyon Opera Ballet

The French ballet troupe performs Concerto Barocco (choreographed by George Balanchine; music by J.S. Bach), Sarabande (choreographed by Benjamin Millepied; music by J.S. Bach), Grosse Fugue (choreographed by Maguy Marin; music by Beethoven) and This Part in Darkness (choreographed by Benjamin Millepied; music by David Lang). A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 9-11, 7.45pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$180-HK$520 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

The Wild Boar

Olivia Yan Wing-pui directs performances by a cast led by Wong Tze-wah and Karena Lam Ka-yan of Candace Chong Mui-ngam's new play exploring how urbanites react when they are trapped like wild animals. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese with English surtitles. Feb 7-12, 14-19, 8pm, also Feb 12, 19, 3pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$280-HK$420 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

June Lovers

Fifteen musicians and singers perform Angel Lam On-ki's new narrative music theatre work that tells a lyrical love story through semi-staged scenes, songs and narration. Indy Lee Chun-leung directs and Perry So Pak-hin conducts. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese and Putonghua with English scene synopsis. Feb 9-11, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$260 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

Nigel Kennedy Plays Bach/Fats Waller

The British-born violinist plays works by J.S. Bach and Fats Waller. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 9, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$200-HK$650 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Concert YY

Canto-pop concert series with different guests such as singers Denise Ho Wan-see, Joey Yung Cho-yee, Sammi Cheng Sau-man and Anthony Wong Yiu-ming on different nights, singing songs with lyrics by Wyman Wong Wai-man. Feb 9-14, 8.15pm, HK Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Rd, Hung Hom, HK$150-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2835 6688

Open Dance: A Night of World Ethnic Dance

Daniel Yeung curates an outdoor ethnic dance showcase featuring performances of Argentine tango, Spanish flamenco, a dance from Xinjiang and belly dancing. Feb 10, 7pm-8.30pm, main entrance, HK Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai, free. Inquiries: 2582 0273

A Tribute to Laosheng Master Ma Lianliang

The late grand master Ma (1901-1966)'s successors and stars from the Mei Lanfang Peking Opera Troupe perform: Orphan of the Zhao Family, Feb 10; excerpts of selected repertoires including Precious Carmine Clothes, Lotus Lantern, and Spring and Autumn Record, Feb 11; and 10 Veterans to Restore the Han, Feb 12. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Beijing dialect with Chinese surtitles and English-scene synopses. 7.30pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Mika Singh Live in Concert

The Indian pop singer-rapper performs. Feb 10, 7.30pm, Queen Elizabeth Stadium, 10 Oi Kwan Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$1,000. Inquiries: 2366 7725

Spotlight on Young Musicians Series 2: Rendering

Ingrid Chan Tsz-yan, J. Den, Fung Yat-hei, Kwan Ming, Leung Chi-shing, Wyman Wat and Higgins Yuen Hei-kan perform composer Lesley Chan Ka-hei's multimedia operetta based on the work of Chinese poet Xu Zhi-mo; Leung Yan-chiu, Li Wai-mei, Wyman Wat and Wong Tak-chiu perform composer Li Kar-yee's work involving a sensory journey that highlights questions about reality versus illusion, and composer Julian Chan and choreographer Arthur Mak Pui-hang present a multimedia exploration of superstitions and conflicts. Feb 10-11, 8pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$150 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2584 8950

With Love, William Shakespeare

Theatre Noir presents a comic musical that reveals timeless parallels between Shakespeare's romantic world and modern trials of love. In English: Feb 10-11, 8pm, also Feb 11, 3pm; in Cantonese: Feb 12, 2.30pm, 5pm, also Feb 14, 8pm. HKRep Black Box, 8/F Sheung Wan Civic Centre, 345 Queen's Rd Central, Sheung Wan, HK$160 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2904 7818

Journey to Home

Santayana Li's play about a young woman who goes to Taiwan to look for her estranged mother but comes to realise that what she truly seeks is a home. A HK Arts Festival programme. In Cantonese and Putonghua with English surtitles. Feb 10-13, 8.15pm, also Feb 11-12, 3pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$220 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430


Media Asia Entertainment presents Edward Lam Yick-wah, Wong Wing-sze, Yuri Ng Yue-lit and Harris Ho's drama whose story begins from the last chapter of The Dream of The Red Chamber, with Jia Baoyu revisiting his own fate. In Putonghua and Cantonese. Feb 11-12, 18-19, 2.30pm, also Feb 15-19, 7.30pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$480 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2905 8134

Paik Kun-woo Plays Ravel

The South Korean pianist plays the complete piano works of French composer Maurice Ravel. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 11, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$140-HK$480 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

Harry Brings You into the Wind World

Magician Harry Wong hosts (in Cantonese) and Victor Tam conducts the HK Chamber Wind Philharmonia, HK Youth Wind Philharmonia, HK Junior Wind Philharmonia and members of HK Wind Philharmonia playing works by composers including Ennio Morricone and P.D.Q. Bach. Feb 11, 8pm, Academic Community Hall, HK Baptist University, Kowloon Tong, HK$100-HK$180 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2468 4597

The Vaccines

The English indie rock band in concert. Feb 11, 8pm, Kitec, 1 Trademart Drive, Kowloon Bay, HK$390 HK Ticketing. Inquiries:

China Folk Rock

Chinese folk rockers including blind singer Zhou Yunpeng and members of the band Wild Children (Zhang Quan and Zhang Weiwei) perform. A HK Arts Festival programme. Feb 11-12, 8.15pm, HK Academy for Performing Arts, 1 Gloucester Rd, Wan Chai, HK$180-HK$280 HK Ticketing and Urbtix. Inquiries: 2824 2430

An Enchanted Evening with Kit Chan and Chiu Tsang-hei featuring the HK Citypops

Singaporean Mando-pop singer Chan and Canto-pop musician-composer Chiu in concert. Feb 11-12, 8.15pm, HK Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai, HK$240-HK$580 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2838 8569


Classical in Cinema

Music Art & Film Culture Promotion Association of HK presents a high-definition programme of classical music concerts and opera films and transmissions including the following HD film. Ongoing. Cyberport outdoor cinema, Podium, L4, Cyberport 2, 100 Cyberport Rd, Cyberport; GH Mongkok, G/F Grand Century Plaza, 193 Prince Edward Rd West, Mong Kok; The Grand Cinema, 2/F Elements, 1 Austin Rd West, Kowloon; and UA iSquare, 7/F iSquare, 63 Nathan Rd, TST, various prices, HK Ticketing (for Cyberport outdoor cinema) and respective cinemas. Inquiries: 6336 3595

Vienna Philharmonic: Salzburg Festival Opening Concert 2010

Concert film in which Daniel Barenboim conducts the Austrian orchestra performing Beethoven's Fourth Piano Concerto, Pierre Boulez's Notations and Bruckner's Te Deum. Feb 8, 7.30pm, The Grand Cinema, HK$100.