January, 2011

44 Posts
Handel: Scipione
Handel: Scipione Handel: “Ah! Scipione…” (Berenice’s aria), from Scipione Sandrine Piau (Berenice) in Act III, Scene II: “The torment is aleady over and calm will return, and in the rays of a propitious star my love shall sparkle.” Opera in
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Federico Mompou
Cancons i danses (1962) 12 Preludes (1960) Variations sur un theme de Chopin (1957) Federico (Frederic) Mompou (1893-1987) was one of the greatest Spanish composers of the 20th century. A Catalan by birth, he studied and appeared on stage in
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Handel: Scipione
“Ah! Scipione…” (Berenice’s aria) Sandrine Piau, soprano Christophe Rousset, conductor Les Talens Lyriques, baroque orchestra From Handel: Scipione (2010) Released by Aparté Handel: “Ah! Scipione…” (Berenice’s aria), from Scipione Sandrine Piau (Berenice) in Act III, Scene II: “The torment is
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Boccherini – Paganini
Luigi Boccherini String Quartet in D minor, Op. 9 No. 2 String Quartet in G minor, Op. 32 No. 5 Niccolò Paganini String Quartet in E major, MS20 Performed by Quatuor Guilet Recorded in 1950 & 1952 Boccherini: String Quartet
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Stephen Hough – Federico Mompou: Secreto
Stephen Hough plays a piece written by Federico Mompouhttps://interlude.hk/in-sight/federico-mompou/
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Imagining the 1787 debut of “Don Giovanni”
It is 6.30pm on a cloudy Monday evening and the audience is gathering outside the theatre. Although the opening night of this much-heralded new opera has been the talk of the town for weeks, nobody could have anticipated such a
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Chinese repertoire or not Chinese repertoire?
The following is a fictional story. Any resemblance to actual individuals or events is purely coincidental. An internationally renowned conductor is invited to lead the New Year concert at one of the most prestigious halls in China. The maestro kindly
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Music helps athletes boost performance
LISTENING to music can greatly boost a person’s ability to exercise – so much that Olympians and joggers can actually go faster, higher and stronger with the right tune.
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