Tis’ the season to enjoy a bit of sing-song caroling with the kids. Little Steps has the rundown on where to catch the best Christmas carols and concerts in Hong Kong over the holiday period.
**This guide is getting updated for 2019 soon! Stay tuned.
1. CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT CHARITY EVENT
What: Father Christmas, snowmen, carols and more and all for a good cause. Proceeds and donations all go to the Matilda Children’s Foundation. Click here for more information.
When: December 4, 2018, at 6-8pm
Where: Grounds of Matilda International Hospital, 41 Mount Kellett Road, The Peak, Hong Kong. +852 2849 0355. Website.
2. CHRISTINE N CONCERTS LIMITED: O HOLY NIGHT
What: Traditional Christmas songs performed by the Choir of Merton College, Oxford.
When: December 6, 2018, at 8pm
Where: Sheung Wan Civic Centre Theatre, Sheung Wan Municipal Services Building,
345 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong. +852 2853 2689. Website.
3. THE 17TH CLASSICS FOR KIDS CHRISTMAS CONCERT
What: Presented by the SAR Philharmonic Orchestra, it’s an interactive Christmas caroling event for the whole family!
When: December 2 and 9, 2018 at 5pm
Where: The Hong Kong Jockey Club Amphitheatre, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wanchai, Hong Kong. Website.
4. 12th ANNUAL COMMUNITY CAROLS
What: The Hong Kong Singers are supporting the Society for Community Organization (SoCo) again this year with a caroling event you can join in on.
When: December 7, 2018, at 7:30-8:30pm
Where: Lok Hing Lane, Central, Hong Kong. Website.
5. THE NUTCRACKER
What: The most famous Christmas tale, performed by the HK Ballet. Click here for more information.
When: December 14-16, 19-23, 25-26, 2018 at 7:30pm. December 15-16, 22-23, 25-26, 2018 at 2:30pm
Where: Grand Theatre, Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Website.
6. A HARRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS
What: Bring the Christmas spirit to life with the HK Phil Chorus and Harry Wong.
When: December 23, 2018, at 3pm and 8pm. December 24, 2018, at 8pm.
Where: Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, 10 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. Website.
7. “LIGHT UP A LIFE” CHRISTMAS CONCERT
What: A charity event which honors the memory of loved ones and marks the start of the Christmas season.
When: December 4, 2018, at 7:30pm.
Where: St John’s Cathedral, 4-8 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong. +852 2331 7000. Website.
8. CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT APPEAL
What: The 7th annual charity Christmas concert in aid of the Society for Community Organization.
When: December 6, 2018 at 6:30pm-8:30pm
Where: Helena May, 35 Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong. Website.
9. A CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
What: The Hong Kong Sinfonietta performs classical Christmas tunes along with SingFest Choral Academy & Festival Chorus.
When: December 3, 2018, at 8pm. December 4, 2018, at 3pm.
Where: Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall, Edinburgh Place, Central, Hong Kong. Website.
10. A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS
What: The Cecilian Singers perform traditional Christmas favorites, with mince pies and mulled wine after the concert. Proceeds go to ImpactHK.
When: December 5, 2018, at 7:30pm.
Where: St. John’s Cathedral, Garden Road, Central, Hong Kong. Website.