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Operas

Summer Night Concert: Dances and Waves

Summer Night Concert: Dances and Waves Vienna Phil conducted by Gustavo Dudamel

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On this new CD, Venezuelan Gustavo Dudamel stakes a claim as one of the most exciting conductors working today.

Sunday, 22 July, 2012, 12:00am

Spotlight on drama jobs

Group leaders, assistant leaders and student leaders Faust International Youth Theatre

Teaching drama to school kids at the Faust International Youth Theatre is certainly not child's play.

14 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Class clash in Miss Julie

A dangerous woman

Miss Julie is the story of a wealthy count's daughter who, on the surface, seems like she has everything a woman could want. But, like a caged animal, she feels trapped by her social situation.

26 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Orpheus and Eurydice

Orpheus never grew tired of making music. He played the lyre and sang better than any other young man on the island of Thrace. Every morning, he would wake up with the sun and begin to make music to welcome the day.

21 May 2012 - 12:00am

Seduced by Shaman and other great performances

Carmen Cultural Centre Grand Theatre May 11

The new production of Carmen presented by Opera Hong Kong as part of Le French May scored strongly with world-class performances, even if it disappointed in other areas.

14 May 2012 - 12:00am

A pact with the devil

The scholar Faust did not care about others. He had no respect for humans or for any god. The only thing Faust respected was knowledge and, from an early age, he had one goal in life. He wished to become the most knowledgeable man the human race had ever known. How much knowledge could a man's brain hold? Faust intended to devote his life to finding out.

16 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Cool Bean looks a rock-solid banker

With a HK$1.8 million jackpot jumping into the Triple Trio pool at Sha Tin on Monday, the Derek Cruz-trained three-year-old Cool Bean can take advantage of another good barrier and provide a solid banker in the final leg.

6 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Triumphant return for ballet's operatic parable

Turandot HK Ballet Cultural Centre Grand Theatre March 17, 2.30pm and 7.30pm

Turandot, created for the Hong Kong Ballet in 2003 by Australian choreographer Natalie Weir, made a triumphant return to the stage last week.

19 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Double trouble

Can there be a more courteous, if puzzling, pair of gentlemen than George Passmore and Gilbert Proesch? Affable and solicitous, they're like old-fashioned bachelor uncles, the sort who delight in producing gifts from their tailored pockets.

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Turandot

Wu Fei-fei and Zhang Yao perform in HK Ballet's production based on Giaocomo Puccini's dramatic opera about a Chinese princess who will only marry a prince who can solve her three riddles. Australian Natalie Weir choreographs. Mar 16-18, 7.30pm, also Mar 17-18, 2.30pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$50-HK$1,000 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2105 9724

11 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

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