Disney's Fantasia: Live in Concert
The Hong Kong Sinfonietta will perform hits from the classic 1940 Disney animation and its sequel, Fantasia 2000. Music includes classical favourites such as Beethoven's Symphony No 5 in C minor, Symphony No 6 in F, Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite No 1 and, of course, Dukas' masterpiece The Sorcerer's Apprentice. June 7-9, 7.30pm, June 8-9, 3pm, Hong Kong City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336
Battle at Wancheng
The Chinese Opera Festival kicks off in late June with an action-packed opening performance of Battle at Wancheng. Law Kar-ying takes double duties as star and writer in this period piece about a warlord who conspires to assassinate Cao Cao, one of the central figures of the Three Kingdoms period in China. In Cantonese with Chinese and English surtitles. June 20-22, 7.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK$120-HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7325
The Big Four World Tour 2013 - Macau
The Canto-pop foursome - comprised of Dicky Cheung Wai-kin, Andy Hui Chi-on, William So Wing-hong and Edmund Leung Hon-man - prove that the whole is definitely greater than the sum of the parts. In other words, if you can't make it big going solo, join a group with others in your predicament. May 25, 8pm, The Venetian Macao, Estrada da Baia de N. Senhora da Esperanca, s/n, Taipa, HK$280-HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 2882 8818
If I only had ...
… one night to spare this week, I'd spend Saturday listening to the dreamy tunes of Hong Kong-based duo The Weathering while tucking into some tasty tacos and sipping a Diablo. This can all be done at The Brickhouse in D'Aguilar Street, Lan Kwai Fong, as the hip Mexican restaurant kicks off its Brickhouse Sessions series which aims to fill the senses on the first Saturday of each month. Saturday's event includes a street festival and art show to celebrate the Cinco de Mayo festival.
Kylie Knott, assistant editor, CultureKylie Knott, assistant editor, Culture