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Win tickets to Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s “Romeo and Juliet” concert!

By Localiiz 19 October 2022

Header image courtesy of Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd

Autumn is in the air! Now is the time to snuggle up with your loved ones and enjoy some quality time together. What better way to indulge in the warm and fuzzy feeling that comes with the season (and love!) than immersing yourselves in a romantic, classical feat? Love birds and families, we have good news! The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is offering five lucky Localiiz readers a chance to win two tickets to Romeo and Juliet!

Photo: Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd

Celebrating the 425th anniversary of the famous Shakespearean play, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is offering visitors a grand showcase of three masterpieces to commemorate the creation of the greatest love story in Western literature.

For those of you thinking that the story of Romeo and Juliet is a little too sad for lovers to enjoy, we’re here to tell you that the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s curated list of performances adds a magical and musical touch to the tragic story! Beginning with Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet, Fantasy-Overture, the emotional conflict between the Montagues and Capulets is reimagined with Bernstein’s West Side Story: Symphonic Dances. Finally, feast your eyes on the jaw-dropping performances of scenes from Prokofiev’s ballet Romeo and Juliet by the Hong Kong Ballet.

Apart from a tribute to the classic romantic tragedy, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra also has a series of events lined up for the end of the year! The innovative crossover programme, Raining Petals—An Orchestral Re-Imagining, celebrates the sixty-fifth anniversary of the famous Cantonese opera, Floral Princess, with an exciting East-meets-West collaboration. Ushering in the New Year is Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s popular New Year concert, which invites 2023 with traditional Chinese celebratory music in a classic Vienna New Year’s concert style.

For a chance to win, simply answer one question: Name one of the composers whose work will be featured in the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s performance on 28 and 29 October 2022 as part of the programme for Romeo and Juliet.

Our competition with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd ends on 25 October 2022. Tickets are scheduled for the performance on Friday, 28 October, at 7.30 pm. Winners will be contacted via a confirmation email, which they must present to the Hong Kong Philharmonic reception counter when collecting the physical tickets.

Don’t miss out on an evening of romance, drama, tragedy, and love this October!

This competition is brought to you by Localiiz in partnership with Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd.

Terms and conditions

1. This competition is brought to you by Localiiz in partnership with Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd. 2. Entry is open to residents of Hong Kong except employees (and their families) of (HK) Ltd, the suppliers of the prizes and any other companies associated with the competition. 3. The competition closes on 25 October at 12:00. The winner(s) will be announced on or after 25 October 2022. 4. The prize(s) will be awarded to entrants who have answered the competition question(s) and been judged by the Localiiz judges. 5. Reasonable efforts will be made to contact the winner(s) using the contact information provided by the entrant. If the winner(s) cannot be contacted, or are unable to comply with these terms and conditions, (HK) Ltd reserves the right to offer the prize to the next eligible entrant. 6. The winner(s) agree(s) to the use of their name to make a public announcement of the prize award, and will co-operate with any other reasonable requests by (HK) Ltd relating to any post-winning publicity. 7. The entrant(s) must be aged 18 or over. 8. Proof of identity and age may be required. 9. All entries must be made directly by the person entering the competition and the use of a false name or email address will result in disqualification. 10. Entries made online using methods generated by a script, macro or the use of automated devices will be void. 11. No responsibility can be accepted for entries lost, delayed or corrupted, or due to computer error in transit. 12. The prizes are as stated, are not transferable to another individual and no cash or other alternatives will be offered. 13. The winner(s) is (are) responsible for expenses and arrangements not specifically included in the prizes, including transport to the venue or additional orders. 14. Prizes are subject to availability and the prize suppliers’ terms and conditions, for example, their opening hours. 15. Failure to respond, or failure to meet the eligibility requirements may result in forfeiture of the prize. 16. Where applicable, the decision of the judges is final based on the criteria set out in the promotion and no correspondence will be entered into over this decision. 17. The provider of the prize is specified within the promotional material. 18. In the event of a discrepancy between these standard terms and conditions and the details in the promotional material (or any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry), the details of the promotional material (and any other terms and conditions provided/referred to at the time of entry) shall prevail. 19. Prizes must be redeemed on 28 October 2022. 20. Winners must present the confirmation email (printed or digital) to collect the physical tickets at the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra concert reception counter at Level 2, Auditoria Building, Hong Kong Cultural Centre. 21. The tickets are valid only on the date and time specified. Late-comers may be refused admission. 22. The tickets are non-transferrable and cannot be exchanged for cash. 23. Please note the concert venue may update their anti-epidemic admission measures in line with the Government regulations. Please see the venue’s official website for the latest details. 24. Refrain from forwarding the confirmation email to others. Duplicate copies of the confirmation email are considered invalid for collecting physical tickets. 25. In the event of the cancellation of “Romeo and Juliet” by the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, winners will lose the entitlement to the awards herein stated. 26. Redeemed tickets are not eligible for swapping or upgrading services. 27. The Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd and Localiiz reserves the right of all final arbitration. 28. For enquiries, contact the ticketing office of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at (+852) 2721 0132 or [email protected].

Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is one of the leading orchestras in Asia, attracting more than 200,000 music lovers every year. Since 2012, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra has attained a high level of musical renown across the global music scene. The HK Phil was praised by local and international critics for their excellent performances and Naxos recordings, all of which led to the HK Phil receiving the Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award in 2019. The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra presents a rich annual schedule of core classical repertoire and innovative events, education, and community programmes, whilst continuing to collaborate with local artistic and cultural institutions.