Book now for circus with a difference, Lang Lang and Twins
Canto-pop duo celebrate 15 years of bubblegum pop, Lang Lang plays the Coliseum and Canadian circus troupe offer up new twist on an old genre
Having performed at the Beijing Olympics opening ceremonies, before world leaders such as US President Barack Obama and then-Chinese president Hu Jintao, Lang Lang is no stranger to the big stage. His willingness to experiment with the piano sound has made him what he is today, with collaborations with Metallica and Herbie Hancock. Catch one of the most recognisable faces in classical music doing his thing in January.
January 22, 8.15pm, Hong Kong Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Road, Hung Hom, HK$280-HK$880 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3761 6661
It’s hard to imagine it’s been 15 years since the Hong Kong Canto-pop duo first took to the stage. For years Twins - Gillian Chung Yan-tung and Charlene Choi Cheuk-yin have been the city’s pre-eminent bubblegum pop group , and they’re at it again for five shows to celebrate their longevity.
December 31, 9.30pm; January 1-4, 8.15pm, Hong Kong Coliseum, 9 Cheong Wan Road, Hung Hom, HK$280-HK$680 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2314 4228
iD by Cirque Éloize
The Canadian circus troupe blends urban dance and music with traditional circus acts such as juggling, contortion, aerial acrobatics and more, with a score by Jean-Phi Goncalves of trip-hop band Beast. This is truly a unique spin on the classic circus.
December 30-January 3, 7.45pm; January 2, 2.30pm, Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, HK$120-HK$380 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2268 7323