An Orchestral Celebration of the Films of Leslie Cheung

19 March 2013, Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall Leslie Cheung… what an icon. I remember adoring him when I was very young (and even getting to eat dinner with him as my mum is friends with his sister!). This concert was a musical tribute to him, where the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra performed music … More An Orchestral Celebration of the Films of Leslie Cheung

Once

20 March 2013, Phoenix Theatre, London Quietly beautiful. Subtly moving. Once won 8 Tony’s last year. It’s a bit of a mystery how it’s not selling very well in London at the moment. I think partly it’s to do with its unfortunate clash with the opening of The Book of Mormon which has gotten the … More Once

Burn the Floor – the Ultimate Ballroom Sensation

24 October 2012, Hong Kong Academy of Performing Arts, Hong Kong Probably the highest energy show I have ever seen. Absolutely incredible how they managed to sustain their energy levels for more than two hours of intense non-stop ballroom dancing. This show had an interesting vibe and flavour. It started off with 90s rock n’ … More Burn the Floor – the Ultimate Ballroom Sensation

London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder

27 July 2012, Olympic Stadium The most anticipated show of the year. And I feel so privileged to have experienced it live. It was phenomenal. A lot of people have been comparing it to the 2008 Beijing Opening Ceremony. But I don’t think you can really compare the two. Beijing was an incredible spectacle, showcasing militant … More London 2012 Olympic Opening Ceremony: Isles of Wonder

Teresa Carreno Orchestra

13 October 2010, Southbank Centre Went to see the Teresa Carreno Orchestra tonight, the sibling of the renowned Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela. They were really good. Young, skilled and very passionate. Imprinted in my memory are their furrowed brows of concentration, their swaying movements along to the music and the congratulatory hugs and … More Teresa Carreno Orchestra