On December 10, Cho-Liang Lin performs in a benefit concert at the Hotel Equatorial Penang, raising money for ROSE Charities Malaysia. Performing alongside pianist Ashley Tan, proceeds will go to support Charis Hospice, Penang Hospice Society, Pure Lotus Hospice of Compassion, Shan Children's Home, and Pertubuhan Kebajikan Anak Yatim Islam Pulau Pinang. 

Later, on December 15 and 16, Lin performs in two Christmas concerts with Aula Simfonia Jakarta. Lin is joined by James Huang (oboe) in a program featuring works by Bach, Brahms, Bernstein, and Willcocks. Dr. Jahja Ling conducts.