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Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
Making friends through Chinese music

The "Friends of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra" was established in March 1998, as an organization to promote Chinese music to those interested in the art form.

It provides Friends with ticket discounts, free mailings of orchestra updates and opportunities join in different kinds of Friends' activities.

The Orchestra established a Friend Volunteer Team in 2004. Friends are welcome to participate and help to organize large-scale activities. 

Annual Subscription Fee

 Annual Fee (HK$)Half Year Fee (HK$)
Individual Membership$200$100
Family Membership (Includes: 2 adults and 2 full-time students)$400$200
Concessionary Membership (For senior citizens aged 60 or above, people with disabilities & full-time students)$100$50

Annual membership valid from 1 September till next year 31 August.

Half year membership valid from 1 March till the same year 31 August.

Free admission to one HKCO concert for full-time students’ member

Tel:3185 1600
Fax:2815 5615

Privileges and Benefits:

  • Welcome Gift (while stock lasts)
    HKCO Limited Edition Souvenir
  • 25% discount on HKCO concert tickets upon presentation of membership card.*
    (Discount does not apply to tickets already rebated under other concessionary schemes and does not apply to all concert, enquiry: 3185 1647)
  • Exclusive Members' Activities
    "Meet-the-artist" sessions, open rehearsals, free concerts, talks, workshops on Chinese music and Friends' Gathering
  • Special discounts on HKCO merchandise
  • Bonus Ticket Scheme and Membership Card
    For every HKCO 45th Anniversary orchestral season concert (except free concerts) that you have attended, you will receive one stamp.With the following number of stamps, you could redeem free# tickets to HKCO concerts as follows:
    5 stamps: 1 free mid-priced ticket ($250-$350) in the 45th anniversary orchestral season
    8 stamps: 2 free mid-priced tickets($250-$350) in the 45th anniversary orchestral season
    11 stamps: 2 free top-priced tickets ($450*) in the 45th anniversary (46th orchestral season) or 47th orchestral
    season and 50% discount for annual individual membership upon renewal

    #Ticket allocation is at the discretion of Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra and concert “Temperament and the Wheel of Time: The Cosmic Relevance of Chinese Traditional Music” is not included
    *Limited to tickets with $450 value or less

  • Free Mailings
    Promotional leaflets or brochures of upcoming HKCO concerts and activities
    • Purchase Discount

      Dining & Hotel
      Gloucester Luk Kwok Hong Kong
      Up to 40% off on all room bookings at Gloucester Luk Kwok Hong Kong (based on the prevailing published rates and only 20% off during major International Fair & Convention periods); 10% discount on A La Carte Menu Dining and all menus during Afternoon Tea period. Also, 10% discount in Canton Room (Chinese Restaurant) for lunch and dinner. (offer is up to maximum 12 persons and not valid on Festive Days and Eves* or banquets).* Festive Days and Eves include New Year Day & New Year Eve, Lunar New Year Eve, Lunar New Year 1st & 2nd Day, St. Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day & Eve, Father’s Day & Eve, Mid-Autumn Festival & Eve, Winter Festival & Eve, Christmas Day & Eve.
      72 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong Tel: 2866 2166

      Heritage Lodge
      Enjoy 10% discount on the best available rate of Heritage Lodge.
      800 Castle Peak Road,Kowloon,Hong Kong Tel: 2100 2888

      Music Centre / Music Store
      Harmony Music Co
      Enjoy 10% discount for Musical Instruments at Harmony Music Company (not applicable to special price items).
      D-F, 1/F, Honland Bldg., 108- 118 Prince Edward Road West, Kowloon
      Tel: 2381 2025
      Yuet Wah Music Arts & Crafts Co Ltd.
      Enjoy 10% discount for musical instruments at Yuet Wah Music Arts & Crafts Co Ltd. (not applicable to discounted items).
      143 Wai Yip St., Kwun Tong, Kowloon Tel: 2343 0526
      G/F, 188 H Wan Chai Road, Hong Kong Tel: 2891 7192
      G/F, 454-456 Nathan Road, Kowloon Tel: 2385 6380

      Hong Kong Erhu Art Centre
      20% discount for musical instruments and accessories, CDs, books and musical instruments rental and maintenance (not applicable to special price items).             
      Flat J, 4/F, Hennessy Apartments, 48 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, HK
      Tel: 3521 1621

      Arts & Culture Group
      Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
      Enjoy 10% discount for full-price tickets of HKPhil's concerts (max. 2 tickets) and the discount are not applicable for Chamber Music Concerts.
      Tel: 2721 2332

      City Contemporary Dance Company
      Enjoy 10% discount for regular price of CCDC’s programmes.
      Tel: 2329 7803

      Chung Ying Theatre Company
      Enjoy 10% discount on any full price tickets of main stage productions presented by Chung Ying Theatre.
      Tel: 8106 8338

      Hong Kong Ballet
      Enjoy 10% discount for full-price tickets of Hong Kong Ballet production. (Excluding VIP tickets and co-presented productions).
      Tel: 2573 7398
      Hong Kong Dance Company
      Enjoy 10% discount for ordinary tickets purchase for the programmes presented by Hong Kong Dance Company.
      Tel: 3103 1809
      Hong Kong Repertory Theatre
      Enjoy 10% discount for tickets of Hong Kong Repertory Theatre productions at URBTIX outlets (excluding co-presented productions).
      Tel: 3103 5900

      Zuni Icosahedron
      Enjoy 10% discount for tickets of Zuni Icosahedron.
      Tel: 2893 8704

      Hong Kong Fringe Club
      Enjoy 10% discount for show tickets
      Tel: 2521 7251

      Jao Tsung-I Academy
      Enjoy 10% discount on venue booking under Jao Tsung-I Academy’s general rate
      Tel: 2100 2828

      DNA Store/ DNA Store Cultural
      Enjoy 5% discount off on all regular-priced items (except listed/fixed price items).
      DNA Store - Shop 232, Level 2, Miraplace 1, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
      Tel: 3690 9380
      DNA Store Cultural –Hong Kong Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
      Tel: 2338 3082
      Colour Group Hair Salon
      Enjoy 10% discount on Permanent/Hair Dyeing/Treatment/Hair Cut.
      Must make an appointment through Whatsapp 5246 8720 or Facebook.
      Red Salon - Shop 31, G/F, Prime View Garden, 2 King Fung Path, Tuen Mun
      Pink Salon - No.30,1/F,Fook Tak Street, Yuen Long
      Silver Salon - 1F, Shui Yuet House, 33 Wo Tik Street, Tsuen Wan
      Contrast Salon - Seating Building, 1/F, Ocean View Building, 39-41 Mody Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui
      Platinum Salon - 1&2, 2/F., United Success Comm. Centre., No.506&508, Jaffe Rd. CWB

      Emperor Cinemas
      Enter promo-code “EMPHKCO” at Emperor Cinemas website or mobile app to enjoy 10% discount on regular-priced 2D ticket of designated art programme (Opera , ballet and music performance) on or before 31 Dec 2021. No online ticketing service fee. 
      - Offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers.
      - In case of disputes, decisions of Emperor Cinemas shall be final.