Don’t miss out on Queen’s Hong Kong debut, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and more
Queen + Adam Lambert bring their world tour to AsiaWorld-Expo, the Royal New Zealand Ballet’s production of the Bard’s magical tale has its Asian premiere, and Trinity College Choir present contrasting concerts
Queen + Adam Lambert
Take one legendary British band, add an American powerhouse vocalist, and you get a musical partnership that’s been hailed by critics worldwide. Queen and Adam Lambert will make their Hong Kong debut later this year. Since first sharing the stage together in 2009 on American Idol, the duo have had more than 70 sold-out shows. Join them as they come together for a magical evening of glam rock.
September 28, 8pm, AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau, HK$580-HK$2,380 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3606 8828
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Enter the enchanted woods of one of William Shakespeare’s classic tales, backed by Felix Mendelssohn’s famously haunting score, and with choreography by The Royal Ballet mainstay Liam Scarlett. Performed by the Royal New Zealand Ballet, this production, its Asia premiere, attempts to dazzle the audience with spectacular music and dance while maintaining the core elements of the Bard’s beautiful tale of magic and love.
October 7-8, 7:45pm; October 9, 3pm, Sha Tin Town Hall, 1 Yuen Wo Rd, Sha Tin, HK$160-HK$420 Urbtix, Inquiries: 3761 6661
The Choir of Trinity College, University of Cambridge, Hong Kong Tour
The choir, voted among the top five in the world by readers of Gramophone magazine, will give two concerts in Hong Kong in July. The first features works by composers including Henry Purcell, Thomas Tallis and William Byrd, while the second has a lighter tone, with music by Thomas Morley, John Wilbye and others.
July 11, 8pm, Hong Kong Culture Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST; July 12, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$480 Urbtix, Inquiries: 9464 1941