Vanishing Point is Scotland’s foremost artist-led independent theatre company, internationally recognised and acclaimed for its distinctive, ground-breaking and visionary work. This autumn, the company will tour its award-winning, internationally acclaimed production Interiors to two Chinese cities – Shanghai and Jiashan. It is a deeply mysterious and powerfully intense piece of work, inspired by Nobel Prize winner Maurice Maeterlinck’s astonishing play of the same name.
Nanjing Grand Theatre, Shanghai Symphony Hall, Beijing Poly Theatre
October will see a return of the Philharmonia Orchestra to China and South Korea for the first time with Esa Pekka Salonen, and soloist Krystian Zimerman. Zimerman performs Bernstein’s Age of Anxiety as part of the Bernstein 100 anniversary celebrations
Piano genius Stephen Hough returns to Hong Kong with a specially-devised solo recital that explores every side of his artistic personality: thinker, communicator and supreme virtuoso. As one of the supporters, British Council fans could enjoy a ticket discount from 18 August 2018. More details will be revealed via British Council Hong Kong Facebook.
Swire Properties x V&A – ‘Shoes: Pleasure and Pain
Swire Properties Limited in partnership with the Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Shoes: Pleasure and Pain' explores the transformative power of footwear and how footwear choices reflect personality and capture identity. This touring Victoria and Albert Museum exhibition features over 140 pairs of shoes from around the world and from as far back as the 14th century, including footwear created by iconic designers and items worn by international celebrities. Swire Properties will bring this exhibition to Pacific Place in September and October, its final stop on a tour of China.