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Born Lau Vi­ola Recital

Hong Kong vi­o­list Born Lau has played around the world, from Canada to Korea, play­ing with the Tokyo String Quar­tet and the San Diego Sym­phony, among oth­ers. He re­turns to Hong Kong, in con­cert with pi­anist Colleen Lee, for a show­case of clas­si­cal pieces in­clud­ing Ec­cles’ “Sonata in G Mi­nor,” Brahms’ “Sonata in E-flat, Op. 120, No.2,” “Dance of the Knights” from Pro­fok­iev’s Romeo and Juliet Suite. Aug 28, 8pm. Theatre, City Hall, 5 Ed­in­burgh Place, Cen­tral. $120-160 from

Na­tional Day Cel­e­bra­tion

To com­mem­o­rate the 150th birth­day of Sun Yat Sen, the Hong Kong Phil­har­monic Cho­rus, along with con­duc­tor Zhang Guoyang, so­prano Song Yuan­ming, tenors Zhang Xueliang and Yang

Yan and bari­tone Yuan Chenye are hold­ing a cel­e­bra­tion the day af­ter the Mid-Au­tumn Fes­ti­val. They’re per­form­ing the Sun Yat Sen Sym­phonic Suite and “Yel­low River Canata” by Xian Xing­hai (known as “the Peo­ple’s Com­poser”). Sep 16, 17, 8pm. Con­cert Hall, Cul­tural Cen­tre, 10 Sal­is­bury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui. $120-380 from

Anna Lo with the Hong Kong Sin­foni­etta The next con­cert in Hong Kong Sin­foni­etta’s “Be­yond Good Mu­sic” se­ries at the Fringe mixes in­die, folk, pop and the­ater. Com­poser and singer Anna Lo has col­lab­o­rated with the Sin­foni­etta and the Hong Kong Dance Com­pany, and com­posed the score for the doc­u­men­tary “She Ob­jects.” Here she per­forms her orig­i­nal works with mem­bers of the Sin­foni­etta. Aug 22-23, 7pm. Fringe Club, 2 Lower Al­bert Rd., Cen­tral.

$180 in­clud­ing one drink from The Hong Kong City Or­ches­tra will be joined and led by con­duc­tor, er­huist and Artis­tic Di­rec­tor of the HKCO Ching Sau-wing, for a pro­gram of pop­u­lar Chi­nese in­stru­men­tal clas­sics. Pieces in­clude “Cel­e­bra­tion Over­ture,” “As the Moon Rises,” “Tor­rents of the River,” and a new spin on “Capric­cio on the Theme of Qin­qiang.” Sep 25, 3pm. Tai Po Civic Cen­tre, 12 On Pong Rd.,

Tai Po. $100-140 from

Ching Sau-wing with the Hong Kong City Or­ches­tra

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