October, 2019

57 Posts
Great Performers: Mitsuko Uchida
“Every day of my life that I am allowed to play Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert and the music of our own time too……this, to me, is a gift from somewhere. If heaven existed, it’s heaven.” – Mitsuko Uchida Slightly built and
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“London Bridge is Falling Down”
All About Nursery Rhymes and Not BREXIT
Nursery Rhymes have always been popular with children and adults alike. These rhymes come from a variety of sources, including traditional riddles, proverbs, ballads, drinking songs and historical events. There has been much debate whether these innocent sounding rhymes have
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Music education ‘risks being outdated by technology’
Music teaching could be left behind in an outdated acoustic age if it does not keep up with technology, an in-depth report says.
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José Carreras Farewell Performance in Hong Kong
Date: 2019/11/19 Time: 8:15PM Venue: Hall 5BC, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Wanchai Presenter(s): Citi ULTIMA Artist(s): José Carreras Programme: José Carreras is bringing his distinguished singing career with a Global Farewell tour. Details
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Bringing Chamber Music to the World
An Interview With Matthew Tommasini
In a new venture in Asia, the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center (CMS) will be appearing on Hong Kong airways. An addition to the programming on RTHK Radio 4, Hong Kong’s classical music radio channel, is a new 14-episode
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On Indie Classical
Indie classical—as I define it—is a sub-genre of contemporary classical music. Born in the early 2010s, it is slowly evolving from a niche genre to a contemporary musical trend. Its unofficial founders—including the German composer and pianist Nils Frahm—have gone
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Musicians and Artists: Bermel and Lawrence
In recent years, migration has meant the vast movement of peoples across West Asia and Europe and the Americas, seeking shelter from military action or economic inaction. At the turn of the 20th century, in America there was also a
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Those Who Can, Teach
The expression “those who can, do; those who can’t, teach” does a great disservice to teachers everywhere. In the sphere of music, teaching is often regarded as a “second best” option for those who have trained as performers, yet for
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