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The Plat­ters

Dance the night away with the cur­rent in­car­na­tion of The Plat­ters, joined by one of their orig­i­nal mem­bers, Sonny Turner. The leg­endary hit-mak­ers be­hind such great Amer­i­can pop songs as “The Great Pre­tender,” “Only You,” and “Un­chained Melody” were in­stru­men­tal in putting doo-wop and rhythm and blues on the map. Oct 8, 8pm. Hall 5G, HKCEC, 1 Expo Drive, Wan Chai. $480-1,280 from hk­tick­et­

Roy Har­grove Quin­tet, “Trib­ute to Miles” Two-time Grammy-win­ning jazz trum­peter Roy Har­grove and his quin­tet of mu­sic­mak­ers make a stop in Hong Kong to pay their re­spects to the late, great Miles Davis. Dis­cov­ered out of high school by Wyn­ton Marsalis, Har­grove has played with ev­ery­one from for­mer Miles col­lab­o­ra­tor Her­bie Han­cock to neo-soul lib­er­tine D’An­gelo and cer­ti­fied god­dess Erykah Badu. Oct 20, 8:15pm. Con­cert Hall, City Hall, 5 Ed­in­burgh Place, Cen­tral. $280-580 from The Lit­tle Match Girl Pas­sion Hong Kong’s fa­vorite Re­nais­sance choral group teams up with vis­it­ing con­duc­tor Christo­pher Wat­son for a per­for­mance of David Lang’s “Lit­tle Match Girl Pas­sion,” a con­tem­po­rary choral piece that sets Hans Chris­tian An­der­sen’s grim fa­ble to the style of one of Bach’s Pas­sions. The en­sem­ble will also per­form two Re­nais­sance-era clas­sics, Bach’s “St. John Pas­sion” and Palest­rina’s “Sta­bat Mater.” Oct 15, 7:30pm. St. Andrew’s Church Kowloon, 138 Nathan Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui.

$250 from tallisvo­ In cel­e­bra­tion of the 30th an­niver­sary of tenor and founder of Opera Hong Kong War­ren Mok’s mu­si­cal ca­reer, the Hong Kong Sin­foni­etta are putting to­gether a pro­gram com­prised of opera hits sung by Mok’s friends and col­leagues from Opera Hong Kong. These in­clude the over­ture from “Bar­ber of Seville” by Rossini, Bizet’s “Au Fond du Tem­ple Saint,” high­t­lights from Puc­cini’s “Madama But­ter­fly,” and so­los sung by the man of the hour, War­ren Mok. Oct 16, 7:30pm. Con­cert Hall, City Hall, 5 Ed­in­burgh Place, Cen­tral. $240-680 from

War­ren Mok & Friends

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