What's On in Tianjin: December 2018

By That's Tianjin, November 30, 2018

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That's Tianjin picks the best things to do in the city each month. 

Dec 9: Laputa: Castle in the Sky

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This multimedia performance by the renowned ensemble Music Fans Classical brings to life the Studio Ghibli animated classics we all know and love, including the eponymous Laputa: Castle in the Sky, as well as many other masterpieces born from the minds of composer Joe Hisaishi and director Hayao Miyazaki.

Sun Dec 9, 7.30pm; RMB80-448; Jinwan Grand Theater, see event listing.

Dec 12-14: Mariinsky Theater Swan Lake

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Russian institution and now global brand Mariinsky Theatre brings the excellence of Russian ballet to Tianjin for just three days of performance of the immortal Swan Lake. With beautiful costumes and outstanding performers, we suggest you don’t miss this opportunity to see this excellent ensemble live.

Wed Dec 12- Fri Dec 14, 7pm; RMB180-1080; Tianjin Grand Theater, see event listing.

Dec 29-31: Mozart – L'Opera Rock

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Explore the interesting life of the man behind the music with Mozart – L’Opera Rock, which is apparently the “the world’s hottest rock opera.” Do we have your attention now? In this galvanizing show, Mozart is still Mozart... but not as you know him. The juxtaposition of rock music with the magical Baroque set and costumes, along with the innovative reimagining of the esteemed composer’s classics, make this a show like no other. 

Sat Dec 29-Mon Dec 31, various times; RMB180-1080; Tianjin Grand Theater, see event listing

Dec 31: Vienna Symphony Orchestra New Year Concert

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The Vienna Symphony Orchestra is ready to celebrate the new year offering Tianjin audiences an unforgettable concert at the Tianjin Grand Hall. The orchestra’s cosummate performers will tackle a varied repertoire to accompany you as you cheer to the new year to come.

Mon Dec 31, 7.30pm; RMB280-980; Tianjin Grand Hall, see event listing

Through December

Lobster Buffet at St. Regis Tianjin

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Promenade Restaurant at the Tianjin St. Regis hotel invites you to try its renowned lobster buffet. The menu features South African Lobster, that every Thursday, Friday and Saturday will be prepared by skilled plain grilled, seasoned with onion, butter and melted cheese as well as with rice pudding for guests who are craving more traditional tastes. Add free-flow sparkling, red and white wines and indulge in this epicurean pleasure. 

Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 5.30-9.30pm; RMB528/person; Promenade at St. Regis Tianjin, see event listing.

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