Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Anne-Sophie Mutter concert with locals sold out despite music change

Music lovers are eagerly awaiting the first appearance in the city of renowned German violinist Anne-Sophie Mutter. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

A change of programme has had no effect as Hong Kong awaits Anne-Sophie Mutter's debut with the local flagship orchestra.

Friday, 16 November, 2012, 3:58am

Beauty of concert venues should be heard, not seen

Hongkongers are renowned for their love of a good bargain, and commercial stores are always marketing two-for-the-price-of-one deals. But for classical music fans, hearing every note twice is not quite the bargain they hope for.

23 Jan 2011 - 12:00am


2 Arts alive

Londoners have enjoyed it for more than a decade, and now Hong Kong people finally get to enjoy Live Vibe, a blend of arts presented by local and British street dancers, musicians and more.

When: December 21, 8pm

Where: HKAPA amphitheatre

Tickets: HK$228 (HK$298 for adults) from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288

19 Dec 2010 - 12:00am

Mid-Autumn Festival lantern displays

During the weeks leading up to this year's Mid-Autumn Festival on September 22, parts of the city will be glowing under the colourful light of paper lanterns.

9 Sep 2010 - 12:00am



Cartoon pals

Join Stitch and his friends at the biggest party of the summer filled with dance, laughter and music.

When: Until August 29

Where: Hong Kong Disneyland

Tickets: HK$250 (children 3-11), HK$350


Movie love

20 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Pointe well made for posterity

Tai O restoration and renovation project fund-raiser

Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre

When: May 23

4 Jun 2010 - 12:00am

Games ceremony set to break with tradition

The fifth East Asian Games will break with tradition next month when Victoria Harbour will become the stage and backdrop for the opening ceremony.

17 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Unveiling the mystique of what happens backstage

Balletomanes are in for a treat as The Hong Kong Ballet has organised a host of talks to celebrate the performance of Romeo and Juliet and give audiences a rare chance to see backstage action.

First up is the pre-performance lecture aimed at helping the audience better understand the tragic tale of a love that wasn't allowed to be.

2 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

Programme Plus

The Hong Kong Ballet is hosting a range of free activities to enrich audience understanding of the Galaxy programme.

A Preview of Galaxy - International Ballet Gala

May 5, 7.30pm-8.45pm, Studio Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre

3 May 2009 - 12:00am

Heritage plea for TST bus terminal

Activists have taken their campaign to save the Tsim Sha Tsui bus terminal to new heights - asking Unesco and international scholars to consider its historic value. Until now, the campaign has focused on the terminal's convenient access to the Star Ferry pier.

22 Mar 2009 - 12:00am


21 Great minds

Hongkonger Abby Chan and Brazilian Otavio Bastos are dancer-choreographers who speak each other's body language. Check out what happens when they get together.

When: January 21-23, various times

Where: Fringe Club

Tickets: HK$120 (HK$150 for adults) from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288

7 Classic tale

18 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

What's on in Hong Kong

Big beast

If you hurry, you could still get tickets to The Gruffalo, a magical musical interpretation of the children's book about a tiny little mouse and a very scary monster.

When: January 31-February 8, various times

Where: HKAPA Drama Theatre

Tickets: HK$275-HK$375 from HK Ticketing on 31 288 288

Classic tale

16 Jan 2009 - 12:00am

What's on in Hong Kong

Christmas classic

If you haven't yet bought tickets to The Nutcracker, you'd better hurry!

When: December 19-27, 2.30pm and 7.30pm shows

Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Tickets: HK$60-HK$1,000 (HK$120-HK$1,000 for adults) from Urbtix on 2734 9009

Commercial success

5 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

What's on in Hong Kong

Young stars

Hong Kong Youth Symphony Orchestra presents its annual concert.

When: December 6, 3pm

Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Tickets: HK$20-HK$40 (HK$40-HK$80 for adults) from Urbtix on 2734 9009

Christmas cracker

28 Nov 2008 - 12:00am

Venues' booking restrictions on long-run productions under fire

Local theatre figures say the sector is threatened by a lack of venues and booking inflexibility at government-run theatres.

They say venues managed by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department rarely allow long-run bookings, especially at central locations, and that this hinders the growth of local theatre.

5 Apr 2008 - 12:00am