City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

Dazzling evening of flamenco at City Hall

City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

Flamenco Classico is an imaginative collaboration between the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong and choreographer Nina Corti. Led by two outstanding flamenco dancers from Spain, Rosana Romero and Adrian Santana, the show was rapturously received by a packed house.

Monday, 4 February, 2013, 4:41am

Review: James Galway and the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

The flautist's direction of some Mozart works stumbled badly.

The flautist James Galway received a warm reception on Friday night from a capacity audience that had flocked to hear the man with the golden flute exercise his musical and personal charisma.

8 Oct 2012 - 1:46pm

'Harp Extravaganza' opens door to new season

The 12th season of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong (CCOHK) kicks off this month. Music lovers can expect a special selection of music combined with guest appearances from prestigious soloists, conductors and composers from around the world.

7 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Young rising stars get together for a party in Hong Kong

This city has produced its fair share of music prodigies - Wong Wai-yin, Rachel Cheung Wai-ching, Aristo Sham Ching-tao and Wong Ka-jeng to name just a few - and there is no shortage of local concert programmes that reflect that.

24 Jul 2011 - 12:00am

Blueprint for building success

Keith Griffiths is chairman of the global board of Aedas, the world's second-largest architectural firm, and also chairs the company's Middle East and Asia business. He studied architecture at St John's College, Cambridge University in Britain, and has spent more than 25 years of his professional career in Hong Kong.

30 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

'Hendrix of the cello' to make Hong Kong debut

Music is another highlight of the Quality & Lifestyle festival with performances by Giovanni Sollima - the 'Jimi Hendrix of the cello' - and violinist Andrea Zanchetta, who will play on strings modelled on identical copies of the Paganini gut strings that were found in 2001.

2 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Notes in the wilderness

When oboist Leanne Nicholls landed in Hong Kong from Australia in 1989, she felt she had drawn a very short straw. Her medic husband had arrived the previous year to work at the University of Hong Kong while she completed postgraduate studies in Germany.

4 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Sing the Sounds of English

Sing the Sounds of English

City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

Sha Tin Town Hall

Reviewed: Jul 25

28 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Regal and rare, golden harp set for auction

A harp fit for royalty will grace the stage of City Hall this week.

28 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

The Magic Jungle

The Magic Jungle

City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong

City Hall Concert Hall

Reviewed: July 19

22 Jul 2008 - 12:00am



Audition notice

City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong are looking for one boy and two girl soloists aged 10-14 for upcoming performances The Snowman & The Bear and The Magic Jungle.

See for details.

When: May 11

4 May 2008 - 12:00am

Strains of the past

Violinist Ho Hong-ying was born into turbulent times. It was 1966, when the Cultural Revolution was sweeping the country, and although shielded from many aspects of the regime, she recalls growing up in Guangzhou when life could be 'horrible' and 'messy'.

27 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Virtuoso thrives on surprises

Ho Hong-ying, concertmaster of the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong, became famous even before she knew it. After arriving at the Juilliard School in New York as the first mainland Chinese violin student, she met people who remembered her from the celebrated documentary From Mao to Mozart. Ho barely remembered her movie debut.

25 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Performances for the whole family to enjoy

The Leisure and Cultural Services Department kicks off the festive season with the Cheers! Series, a family-friendly programme of performances, next Friday.

In Yoshiya Yamamoto's world of puppets, where goblins crawl out from the dark and fairies fly across the stage, he creates the illusion of real living creatures.

23 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Progress of note

WHEN LEANNE NICHOLLS arrived in Hong Kong from Adelaide about 17 years ago, the performing arts scene seemed so lacklustre it was enough to make her want to turn around and head straight back to Australia. She didn't.

9 Jan 2007 - 12:00am