Asia Society screens a variety of quality films over the summer, including a documentary on iconic American abstract expressionist artist Philip Guston, and screenings of Metropolitan Opera’s productions.
An ambitious exhibit curated by non-profit art organisation Spring Workshop brings together works from leading international and local artists, as highly touted cultural institution Tai Kwun opens its doors.
This show features memorable scenes from Hong Kong and cities across the mainland, as captured by American photographer Moyer, who has been documenting life and historical events across China since 1976.
The Saturday Night Jazz Orchestra, a 20-strong big band from Hong Kong, will perform swing and jazz standards from Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman, and more at The Fringe Club’s recurring Big Band Night.
A major figure in the Arte Povera movement in Italy that strove to offset the fading of memory by juxtaposing the old and new, Kounellis’ practice encompassed a wide range of materials and mediums, converging paint, sculpture and performance.
Presented by the Hong Kong Film Archive, this program will screen six pairs of movie adaptations of Chinese literary classics, including the lauded 1993 film Farewell My Concubine starring Leslie Cheung.
The Hong Kong Dance Company and Utopia Cantonese Opera Workshop stage a modern-day take on Tong Tik-sang’s classic love story, bringing together live music, video projection, dance theatre and Cantonese opera.
This exhibit, featuring four Hong Kong artists: Gaffer Chan, Eastman Cheng, Joey Leung and Wong Yeeki, explores the creative practice of each artist through works ranging from painting and drawing to video and installation.
American pianist Ben Kim and Huang Shan, Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s principal trumpeter, will perform Shostakovich piano concertos no. 1 and 2, and compositions by conductor James MacMillan, under the baton of McMillan himself.
Russian violinist Kirill Troussov (b. 1982), who is widely recognised as one of the leading soloists of his generation, teams up with the City Chamber Orchestra of Hong Kong for a performance of Concerto for Violin, Op.64 by Mendelssohn and more.
The New York-based artist’s first show in Hong Kong will feature new photographs and paintings that continuing along her line of exposing the double standards influencing women’s identities in everyday depictions of women.