School of Chinese Opera Presents Gongs and Drums 22/23 – Forty Years of Cherished Love The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts’ School of Chinese Opera will present two shows of the Academy Chinese Opera: Gongs and Drums 22/23 – Forty Years of Cherished Love at the Academy Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre on June 30 and July 1, 2023.
HKAPA Presents Two Drama Productions tick, tick... BOOM! and Moscow…Why? The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts (the Academy) will present Moscow…Why? from May 29 to June 3, 2023, at the Academy Studio Theatre and tick, tick... BOOM! from June 7 to 10, 2023, at the Academy Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre.
HKAPA Presents Academy Opera: Giulio Cesare The School of Music of The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, in collaboration with the School of Theatre and Entertainment Arts, will present the classic opera by Handel, Giulio Cesare, at the Academy Rita Tong Liu Drama Theatre on March 28, 29, 31 and April 1. Based on historical events during the Roman civil war in Egypt, this classic opera tells the story of Julius Caesar's love affair with Cleopatra and how they try to bring peace to the turbulent relationship between the Egyptian and Roman empires. The Academy has invited guest conductor Nicholas Kraemer and director Harry Fehr to participate in the production, which is also their debut in Hong Kong. Dr. Helmut Sohmen and Dr. Peter Thompson have generously agreed to support this production.