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 hkticketing.com
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 urbtix.hk 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 tallisvocalis.com 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 urbtix.hk
Warren Mok & Friends