15 January 2014 issue
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Music
Encore Series: Piano Recital by Mikhail Pletnev
Encore Series: Piano Recital by Mikhail Pletnev
Long-waited Russian pianist, conductor and composer returns to Hong Kong and performs the works by Bach, Schubert and Scriabin.
Czech Philharmonic
Czech Philharmonic
Czech conductor, Jiří Bělohlávek, will lead Czech Philharmonic to perform symphonies by Czech composers. Pianist Paul Lewis will join by bringing concerto to music-lovers in both concerts.
A Musical Journey to Northwest China
A Musical Journey to Northwest China
Conductor Huang Kuang-yu, dizi virtuoso Ma Di & Windpipe Chinese Music Ensemble will perform works inspired by the Silk Road, such as Dance of Qiuci, A Lyric on Qinchuan & Dunhuang.
Dance
Chinese Opera
Lecture Series on Chinese Dance: The Beauty of Chinese Dance
Lecture Series on Chinese Dance: The Beauty of Chinese Dance
The conceit of this workshop by Chung Ching is to use the distinctive styles and characteristics of Chinese folk dance to explore the aesthetics and character of folk dance across cultures.
‘New Force in Motion Series’: Made in Hong Kong by Hugh Cho
‘New Force in Motion Series’: Made in Hong Kong by Hugh Cho
What do men born in the 80s need? How hard do we work in order to achieve independence when we reach 30? Is the society moving too fast, or am I moving too slow?
Chinese Opera Festival 2014: Peking Opera Research Centre of Hebei
Chinese Opera Festival 2014: Peking Opera Research Centre of Hebei
Chinese opera virtuoso Pei Yanling and the theatre’s premium cast will open the 5th Chinese Opera Festival with gems of Peking and Kunqu Opera, definitely not-to-be-missed!

Theatre
Chinese Opera Festival 2014: Four Stylistic Schools of Xiaosheng Roles in Yue Opera
Chinese Opera Festival 2014: Four Stylistic Schools of Xiaosheng Roles in Yue Opera
Representative xiaosheng actors of famous stylistic schools in Yue Opera partner the best dan actors to perform gems of the art form. Don’t miss this sumptuous feast!
Chinese Opera Festival 2014: A New Cantonese Opera Investigation to Redress a Wrong
Chinese Opera Festival 2014: A New Cantonese Opera Investigation to Redress a Wrong
Sun Kim-long, a famous actor in the genre in Hong Kong, has written a new production entitled Investigation to Redress a Wrong. The cast includes Lee Lung, Lung koon-tin, Sun Kim-long, Wong Chiu-kwan and Lui Hung-kwong who will re-enact the spirit of formulaic plays for the contemporary audience.
National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company - Dunsinane
National Theatre of Scotland and the Royal Shakespeare Company - Dunsinane
In English with Chinese surtitles

A dramatic sequel to Shakespeare’s Macbeth written by David Greig, Dunsinane is a vision of one man’s attempt to restore peace in a country ravaged by war.


Multi-arts
Theatre Ronin – Sew & Soul
Theatre Ronin – Sew & Soul
In Cantonese

Sew & Soul is an allegory that was written by Hon Lai-chu. Theatre Ronin brings out the tragi-comic phenomena of contemporary society with an image-rich staging.

Theatre Space - 8 Femmes
Theatre Space - 8 Femmes
In Cantonese

A French black comedy brimming with humour,
feminine glamour, and the absurd
Betrayal and seduction are played out in full
In the grand mansion, one out of the eight is the killer

'Dance x Multimedia' Series: Seventh Sense by Anarchy Dance Theatre & Ultra Combos (Taiwan)
'Dance x Multimedia' Series: Seventh Sense by Anarchy Dance Theatre & Ultra Combos (Taiwan)
Dance movements mixing with motion detection and projection mapping to bring an astonishing visual effects and stunning experience to the audience.

'Dance x Multimedia' Series: Scattered by Motionhouse (UK)
'Dance x Multimedia' Series: Scattered by Motionhouse (UK)
Scattered explores our relationship with water and how it surrounds us in different forms throughout our lives by using projection, dancing plus aerial harnesses and bungees.
'Dance x Multimedia' Series: CODES 2.0 by MIDASpaces (Ireland)
'Dance x Multimedia' Series: CODES 2.0 by MIDASpaces (Ireland)
CODES 2.0 is a digital fusion of dance, music and light.  The show follows man's evolving relationship with technology – our addiction, dependence and struggle to adapt in an ever chaotic world.


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