March, 2011

45 Posts
Cyprien Katsaris – Liszt: Csardas
One of the artists to perform at the Hong Kong Arts Festival.
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Why we should drink to big operas in small pubs
Opera doesn’t have to be produced in grand venues to make an impact. Just look at what we’ve done to the King’s Head.
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What does our press want to tell?
I am convinced that there are real masters hiding among ordinary people – a real Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, as we Chinese often say. So when I recently happened to see several anonymously posted pictures on the internet, I was
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Beethoven – Liszt
Ludwig van Beethoven Coriolan overture, op. 62 Egmont overture, op. 84 Léonore 3 overture, op. 72a Franz Liszt The Preludes, Symphonic Poem No. 3 Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 Performed by Roberto Benzi, conductor Orchestre des Concerts Lamoureux Recorded in 1960
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Flatulent contrabassoon gets a modern second wind
WASHINGTON: A few years ago, when the US National Symphony Orchestra was rehearsing at the Kennedy Centre for a performance of Stravinsky’s Petrushka, a funny thing happened to the orchestra’s contrabassoonist, Lewis Lipnick.
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