January, 2010

19 Posts
Taiwan’s Rachmaninov
I took my mother to Taipei for a short holiday and as usual, was on the lookout for classical music events. When I read online about a major event dedicated to Tyzen Hsiao, praised by the local media as “Taiwan’s
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NEA Report Shows Declining Attendance in Arts Events Nationwide
Have you been noticing a growing number of empty seats at classical concerts in recent years? Have you attended a recent gallery opening where there was actually enough Champagne and hors d’oeuvres to go around — and perhaps even some
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Tyzen Hsiao: The Vagabond
Tyzen Hsiao, one of the artists mentioned in our blog titled Taiwan’s Rachmaninov.
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Positive Lyrics Can Hit Home with Grumpy Teenagers, study says
It’s a scenario every parent of a teenager will recognise: the bedroom door closes, a volume dial is rotated clockwise and loud music fills the room for hours at a time..
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Chopin: Cello Sonata
Jian Wang, cello Chopin: Cello Sonata Op.65 From Presenting Jian Wang (1992) Released by Delos Records Chopin: Cello Sonata Frédéric Chopin wrote his Cello Sonata in G minor, Op. 65 in 1846. It is one of only nine works by
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Itay Talgam: Lead Like the Great Conductors
An orchestra conductor faces the ultimate leadership challenge: creating perfect harmony without saying a word.
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Anna, Anna, Sacrée Nana! and Paris
Anna, Anna, Sacrée Nana! Anna Nebretko is known to be a star in the opera world. But nowadays, record companies have become so proficient in marketing and “creating” artists, so to speak, with digitally enhanced images, glamorous makeup and wardrobe,
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Anna Nebretko – Donizetti: L’Elixir d’Amour
Anna Nebretko, an opera singer mentioned in the section In tune titled Anna, Anna, Sacrée Nana! and Paris.
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