Shows This Week Mouth To Mouth Kevin Elyot's second play for London's Royal Court Theatre, Mouth To Mouth, is the story of a seriously ill man with a secret to share with his loved ones. It has been translated into Cantonese by the Academy For Performing Art's (APA) head of directing and playwriting, Anthony Chan, and will be performed by academy drama students. Tomorrow-Sat, 7.45pm. Saturday matinee 2.45pm. Studio Theatre, APA, Wan Chai. $45-$90 Ticketek. Inquiries: 2584 8500 Hong Kong Bach Choir Jerome Hoberman conducts the Hong Kong Bach Choir in a performance of Gioachino Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle and the premiere of Hong Kong composer Ip Kim-ho's Fa-Jai An Offering Of Flowers, written to be incorporated into the Petite Messe. The performances are preceded by an introduction. Tue, 8pm. Concert Hall, City Hall, Central. $180 ($130) Urbtix. More information: www.bachchoir.org.hk Stephen Chau And Friends Stephen Chau is a leading guitar soloist who also performs chamber music in Europe and Asia - and teaches at the Hong Kong Institute of Education and the Hong Kong Music Institute. He performs his own music and Chinese and Western works. Tue, 8pm. Theatre, City Hall, Central. $70-$110 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Nutcracker The Hong Kong Ballet is putting the final touches to its annual Christmas performances of Tchaikovsky's classic Nutcracker. Composed after Swan Lake and The Sleeping Beauty, Nutcracker brims with romance and mystery. Fri-Sun, 7.30pm; Sat-Sun, 2.30pm, Kwai Tsing Theatre, $100-$260 Urbtix; Dec 20-22, 24, 7.30pm, Dec 21-22, 24, 2.30pm, Cultural Centre, TST, $100-$320; Dec 25-26, 7.30pm, Dec 25-26, 2.30pm, Cultural Centre, $90-$290 Carols By Candlelight The Hong Lok Yuen Christmas Carolers will perform at the fund-raising Carols by Candlelight at Sha Tsui Path, Sai Kung. The event supports FOCUS - a charity for children with learning disabilities. Tue, 7pm-9pm. More information: 2792 2681 Latvian National Opera The Baltic's leading opera company will make its Hong Kong debut in December. A cast of more than 100 will perform two operas: Verdi's Nabucco on Tue-Wed, and Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Fri-Sun. Grand Theatre, Cultural Centre, TST. $120-$590 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7321 Pro-Musica Society The annual choral concert of the Pro-Musica Society of Hong Kong features the vocal works of Richard Tsang - conducted by himself. The Pro-Musica Chorus is joined by the Cantacore Society, Hong Kong Children's Choir, tenor David Quah and soprano Jovita Leung - to the accompaniment of pianist Nancy Loo and the Hong Kong New Art String Quartet. Fri, 8pm. Concert Hall, City Hall, Central. $80-$130 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2722 1650 Air Supply And The Platters Two nights of swoony love songs to kick start the festive season. On Fri, Australian soft-rock duo Air Supply hit the stage, 8pm. $280-$480 Ticketek. On Sat, 60s group the Platters, led by Curtis Michael, play such hits as Only You, Unchained Melody and Smoke Gets In Your Eyes. Sat, 8pm. $280-$480 Ticketek. Both shows at Hall Three, Hong Kong Convention And Exhibition Centre, Wan Chai Sunshine, The Station Master Amity Drama Club presents a play written by Cheung Ping-kuen, about the lives of 'architecture couple' Liang Sicheng and Lin Whei-yin. In Cantonese. Fri, 7.30pm; Sat, 2.30pm and 7.30pm; Sun, 2.30 pm. Sai Wan Ho Civic Centre. $90-$120 Urbtix. Inquiries: 9304 2177 or www.amitydrama.com For The Love Of The Grassland A dance and music concert by the Inner Mongolia Nationality Music And Dance Opera Troupe. In Mongolian, with Chinese and English programme information. Sat, 8pm. Sun, 3pm. Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall. $90-$150 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323 Visual Arts Retracing The Steps Of Bhopal Acclaimed photographer Raghu Rai captured the horrifying images of the Union Carbide gas disaster in Bhopal, India, in 1984 when gas leaked from a pesticide factory killing 8,000 people instantly and injuring half a million others. Greenpeace brings Rai's powerful prints to Hong Kong in a touring exhibition Exposure - Portraits Of A Corporate Crime. 9am-10pm. The Atrium, 4/F Arts Centre, 2 Harbour Rd, Wan Chai. Inquiries: 2854 8300. Ends Today Green Show An exhibition of paintings and installations by students at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University's art programme, with all works focusing on the theme of nature. The Art School Learning Centre Galleries, 1/F East Town Building, 41 Lockhart Rd, Wan Chai. 10am-10pm. Inquiries: 9236 6973. Ends Dec 28 French Cinema Alliance Francaise is celebrating the 25th anniversary of the French film festival, French Cinepanorama. Sponsored by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department and supported by Broadway Cinematheque, the festival will comprise three major retrospectives, the first two dedicated to directors Bertrand Tavernier and Nicolas Philibert. The third is a celebration of women, which pays tribute to actress Jeanne Moreau. Tickets $55, visit www.cinema.com.hk . Inquiries: 2388 0002. Ends Dec 19 Urbtix: 2734 9009 Urbtix/CityLines credit- card booking: 2111 5999 Fringe: 2521 7251 CityLine: 2317 6666 TicketNet: 2312 9998 Ticketek: 3128 8288 For a complete listings service visit totallyhk.scmp.com.