June, 2011

102 Posts
Franck
César Franck 1. Piano Quintet in F minor 2. Prélude, choral et fugue Performed by 1. Jacqueline Eymar, piano Loewenguth Quartet 2. Jacqueline Eymar, piano Recorded in 1954 & 1955 Piano Quintet in F minor (Allegro ma non troppo ma
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Love and Song
Why are there so many songs about love? Regardless of whether it is country music, pop music or classical music, songs about love and romance have always made up the greatest proportion. In fact, the world’s oldest song ever discovered
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What Professional Orchestras Should Learn from YouTube
These days, when symphony orchestras make national news, the topic is usually not a happy one. Yet one group has received a very different kind of coverage: the YouTube Symphony Orchestra (YTSO). Culminating in a performance at Australia’s Sydney Opera
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Rolling the Dice in Macao?
When Fernando Chui Sai On took over the political reigns of the Macau Special Administrative Region in December 2009, he not only promised a speedy recover for the gaming industry, but also voiced his unbridled and continued support for local
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Quatuor Ébène: Un jour mon prince viendra
A piece performed by Quatuor Ébène, the group mentioned in an “In tune” article titled
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The Other Ébène: Fiction
Wigmore Hall, Friday 16 June. Classical artists venturing into other musical styles rarely works. Listeners and critics are stuffy about classical ensembles taking on popular music, and some projects should probably never have got further than the first meeting. With
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Garsington Opera
Official Website Date: May 28 to July 18, 2020 Country: United Kingdom
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The unbearable heaviness of exams
In the society of Hong Kong, keen competition could be found anywhere and everywhere. From getting an empty seat on public transport, to climbing up the social ladder, people have to fight hard for their own benefits. And in recent
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