Nicholas Tse

Book now for Emperor extravaganza, new HK Phil season, and more

From a star-studded 15th anniversary Emperor Entertainment Group party in Macau to a string of top orchestral concerts, flamenco and Jam Hsiao, there's plenty to loosen the purse strings.


Emperor Entertainment Group marks its 15th anniversary with a showcase of the label's hottest artists. Joey Yung Cho-yee, Twins, Leo Ku Kui-kei, Nicholas Tse and Hins Cheung are just a few of the big names on the bill, which reads like a who's who of the Hong Kong music scene. August 22, 8pm, The Venetian Macao, Cotai, HK$280-HK$1,280, Cotai Ticketing. Inquiries: 6333 6660


This season's programme promises something for everyone, ranging from the Masterworks series (including chapters from Wagner's Ring Cycle), to Beethoven and the Holidays & Pops concerts all under the guidance of music director Jaap van Zweden (above). Early birds can get the best seats and up to 30 per cent off tickets until July 1. Various times and venues, Inquiries: 2721 2030

Clara Ramona is Asia's gift to the world of flamenco. Her dramatic blend of modern and traditional moves create a vibrant interpretation of the Spanish art form, which she shares as a teacher and choreographer. This annual summer fiesta of flamenco includes dancers and musicians from Spain. June 21, 3pm, Youth Square Y-Theatre, 238 Chai Wan Road, Chai Wan, HK$300-HK$450, Urbtix. Inquiries: 6255 1493


This gifted Taiwanese singer is as comfortable performing pop and rock as he is with jazz standards. The 28-year-old has spent months fine-tuning this lavish concert tour that will descend on the city for two big nights. August 7-8, 8.15pm, Hong Kong Coliseum, Hung Hom, HK$380-HK$880, Urbtix. Inquiries: 2111 5999