Ballets by Igor Stravinsky

The Rite stuff: Igor Stravinsky

Igor Stravinsky conducts the North German Radio symphony orchestra in 1965, more than 50 years after he scandalised a Paris audience with the debut of The Rite of Spring. Photo: Corbis

"One day, when I was finishing the last pages of The Firebird in St Petersburg [in 1910], I had a fleeting vision …

Sunday, 26 May, 2013, 4:34pm

Midori plays Brahms

Midori plays Brahms

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

City Hall Concert Hall

27 June

1 Jul 2008 - 12:00am

New programme to explain the role of the conductor

At last year's Know Your Ballet Music programme, both Hong Kong Sinfonietta (HKS) music director Yip Wing-sie and John Meehan, artistic director of the Hong Kong Ballet, were left in no doubt that the audience wanted more of the same.

17 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

A Soldier's Story

A Soldier's Story

Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall

Reviewed: Aug 18

21 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

A Soldier's Story

Yip Wing-sie conducts the Hong Kong Sinfonietta in Stravinsky's A Soldier's Tale, which Yuri Ng turns into a dance featuring performers Xing Liang (left), Shirai Tsuyoshi, Jay Jen Loo, Abby Cha and narrator Fredric Mao (below). The sinfonietta also plays the composer's Pulcinella Suite and The Firebird Suite. Fri-Sat, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$100-HK$220 Urbtix.

12 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

PICK OF THE DAY

Trilogy

The Hong Kong Ballet presents a performance of three very different ballets - David Allan's Dreams of Tenderness and Solitude, Beatles on a String, set to songs by the supergroup, and Natalie Weir's The Rite of Spring. Today, 8pm, City Hall Concert Hall, Central, $90-$180 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2015 9724

12 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

APA unwraps a triple treat

THE Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (APA) is staging a triple bill on 'the glory of opera and dance' at 7.30 pm this weekend and on Monday.

The APA's Schools of Dance, Music and Technical Arts are presenting a ballet classic, a modern dance, and a comic opera.

15 Dec 1995 - 12:00am