Book now for Diana Krall, Death Cab for Cutie, and Shanghai Opera
Krall returns to Hong Kong to sing songs from Wallflower, her album of covers of popular songs from the 1960s onwards
A jazz star, an indie rock trio and a celebration of Shanghai Opera are up for grabs this week. Best book early.
Diana Krall Wallflower World Tour
Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall is coming to the city early next year for a concert to promote of her 12th studio album, Wallflower. Produced by fellow Canadian and Grammy winner David Foster, the cover album puts on full display her vocal range as she sings popular songs from the 1960s to the present. January 24, 8pm, Hall 10, AsiaWorld-Expo, Lantau, HK480-HK$880 HK Ticketing. Inquiries: 3128 8288
Death Cab for Cutie
The American indie rock trio has been on a hot streak since 2005’s Plans, with four consecutive Top-10 album releases on US charts, but remain under the radar. Their blend of indie and dream pop is one-of-a-kind. March 1, 8pm-11pm, MacPherson Stadium, 38 Nelson Street, Mong Kok, HK$490 ticketflap.com. Inquiries: 2815 7610
In celebration of the 60th anniversary of the Shanghai Yue Opera House, the company is reviving their seminal work Butterfly Lovers. With new sets, lighting and costumes, the masterpiece will star Zhang Ruihong and Chen Ying. November 13, 7.30pm, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Grand Theatre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK$120- HK$420 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2370 1044