Musical nerds and nerdy musicians assemble! Nobuo Uematsu returns with another performance of his iconic music from the “Final Fantasy” video game series, this time alongside pianist Hiroyuki Nakayama. A game footage will be projected alongside the music, so you can admire Sephiroth’s perfect hair while lamenting that he had to be the bad guy. Most of the music covered will be from Final Fantasies VI through IX. Feb 4, 8pm. Concert Hall, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. $340-890 from urbtix.hk.
Holiday & Pops: Rodgers & Hammerstein on Stage and Screen
Celebrate Chinese New Year with epics from classic Broadway musicals and Hollywood movies. International soprano star Lisa Vroman sings standards from “The Sound of Music,” “The King and I,” “Oklahoma!” and more, with music by the HK Phil. Don’t like just watching musicians? The tunes will be accompanied by visuals on both the stage and a big screen. The hills are alive… Feb 12-13, 8pm. Concert Hall, Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. $180-480 from urbtix.hk.
Nanyin in Guangdong Music: Talents from Guangdong, Hong Kong and Macao
Nanyin, or nanguan music, originates from Fujian province. This traditional folk music is a slow, gentle ensemble style, making it perfect for the cold nights. Sounds good? Check out this performance by Yuen Siu-fai, one of Hong Kong’s best-known Cantonese opera and nanyin artists, plus other artists from Macau and Guangdong. Feb 19, 8pm. Ko Shan Theatre New Wing, Ko Shan Theatre, 77 Ko Shan Rd., Hung Hom, 2740-9222. $160-240 from urbtix.hk.