CLASSICAL MUSIC Yuri Bashmet and Moscow Soloists. Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Tuesday; City Hall Concert Hall, Wednesday, 8 pm. Tickets $350, $190, $130. Students $76, $52. From Urbtix. Tel: 2734-9009. The work of violin virtuoso Yuri Bashmet, who was named Instrumentalist Of The Year in last year's Classical Music Awards, has been praised in The Daily Telegraph as 'remarkable for its potent expression and sheet firepower'. Bashmet formed the current line-up of the Moscow Soloists three years ago and since their debut in London, this group of 19 of Russia's rising stars has played all over the world. Schubert, Schnittke, Bach and Schoenberg are featured in the first evening's programme, Shostakovich, Brahms and Tchaikovsky in the second. La Chorale Du Brassus. St John's Cathedral, Garden Road, Central. Wednesday, 1.20 pm, free. Hong Kong Academy For Performing Arts, Wan Chai. Wednesday, 8.15 pm, $100, $50, Urbtix. French International School, 34 Price Road, Jardine's Lookout, Friday, 7.30 pm, free. This Swiss male voice choir hails from Le Brassus, an area in the Jura mountains known for watchmaking, and their appearance here is sponsored by that industry. The 70-strong amateur chorale group, conducted by Andre Charlet, has a wide repertoire ranging from classical and religious works to folk songs and light opera. Proceeds from the APA show will go to the academy's New Instruments Fund. THEATRE The Truman Capote Talk Show. Shouson Theatre, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Wan Chai. Saturday to February 20, 7.45 pm. Tickets $200, 150, 120, students $60, $48. From Urbtix. In this one-man show, Bob Kingdom recreates the wit and wisdom of American writer Truman Capote, a man known for his brilliance, banter and bizarre behaviour. The performance flashes through Capote's career, from the peak of his fame as the best-selling author of In Cold Blood to his self-inflicted demise. Kingdom won a Fringe First Award at the '93 Edinburgh Festival for his interpretation of the wild man. The Little Left Shoe. In Cantonese. Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre Theatre. Wednesday to Friday, 6 pm, 8 pm. Tickets $80, $60; students $32, $24. Urbtix. The Anonymous Theatre Company, Hong Kong's only professional troupe devoted to children's puppet theatre, gets together with three Czech puppeteers for a piece of frivolity which brings to life the Little Left Shoe, the Great MTR Dragon, the Mice Family and Mr Hawaii Banana. For children aged between five and 50. MUSIC Lincoln Centre Jazz Orchestra. Cultural Centre Hall. Saturday and Sunday, 8 pm. Tickets $400, $320, $220, $120, students $88, $48. Urbtix. Formed in 1988 as Wynton Marsalis' house band for his Jazz At Lincoln Centre series, the orchestra devotes this concert to the music of Louis Amstrong. Marcus Roberts (piano), Nicholas Payton (trumpet) and Dr Michael White (clarinet) are a few of the notables in the band. CINEMA Spring Symphony (Fruhlingssinfonie). Cultural Activites Hall, Tsuen Wan Town Hall. Saturday, 3 pm. $30. In German with English subtitles. Urbtix. Starring Nastassja Kinski, Herbert Gronemeyer. This 1983 film traces the relationship between composer Robert Schumann and his wife, Clara Wieck, from their first meeting to their marriage in 1840. Schumann composed Spring Symphony for Clara as a token of his love but events later took a tragic turn. Yasemin. Cultural Activities Hall, Tsuen Wan Town Hall. Saturday, 8 pm. $30. In German with English subtitles. Starring Ayse Romey, Uwe Bohm. Director Hark Bohm explores inter-racial relationships in this film which won the best screenplay award at the 24th Chicago Film Festival. Jan, a German schoolboy, bets his friends that he can pull any girl within days. A young Turkish girl becomes the object of his attentions but what starts as a game becomes an intense relationship. Then differences between her community's patriarchal values and those of contemporary Germany threatens their bond. EXHIBITIONS Art And Electronics. 4-5/F Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre. Thursday to March 3. How new technology affects the development of art is the theme of this multimedia exhibition featuring video sculptures and interactive displays from eight contemporary European artists. Jeffrey Shaw's interactive installation The Legible City 1989-91 is a virtual city formed by three-dimensional letters that allow visitors to cycle through the simulated cities of New York, Karlsruhe and Amsterdam. A separate section called Video Sculpture In Germany Since 1963 features the work of 17 artists.