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Igor Levit
A film by Regina Schilling The title of this fly-on-the-wall documentary about German-Russian pianist Igor Levit is taken from a comment on the Beethoven piano sonatas, music which has been more than a significant part of Levit’s life (he has
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Barrie Kosky Forges a Brand-New Ring for London’s Royal Opera House
The Royal Opera House’s new production of Wagner’s Rheingold, directed by the often provocative and occasionally controversial Australian Barrie Kosky, achieved what most opera houses can only dream about: it became the talk of the town. I heard from one
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3rd Hong Kong Early Music Festival 2023
“Innovation Through Tradition”
Concerto da Camera The 3rd Hong Kong Early Music Festival 2023 The highly innovative chamber and arts initiative “Concerto da Camera,” founded by Karen Yeung and Lily Ma in 2004, takes Hong Kong audiences once more on an exciting musical
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Benjamin Grosvenor in Hong Kong – Superlative Artistry & Imposing Pianism
Widely acclaimed for his musicianship and technical brilliance, British pianist Benjamin Grosvenor has been on a steady rise in both his career and artistic growth. Following his recital debut in 2015, Grosvenor graced Hong Kong once more after eight years
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Lucas & Arthur Jussen in Hong Kong: Virtuosity Yes, Imagination Not So Much
The piano duo Lucas and Arthur Jussen, widely celebrated in their home country from an early age, have made history as the first Dutch musicians to sign with Deutsche Grammophon. This time, they visited Hong Kong with a multifaceted programme
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The International Cello Institute and Brilliant Cellist Santiago Cañon-Valencia
The International Cello Institute has completed another exciting summer intensive. Held at St Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota, they had a record number of talented cellists apply to the program this summer. The program, established by founder and executive director
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Come to Us to be Surprised: DYNAMIKfest in Salzburg
An Interview with Clarissa Bevilacqua
When we last spoke with violinist Clarissa Bevilacqua, she mentioned the new music festival she was planning for Salzburg, Austria. After a year of work, it has come to reality, and on 9 October 2023, DYNAMIKfest Kammermusik Salzburg will have
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Report From Pesaro – Rossini Opera Festival 2023: Great Casts Trump Directorial Largesse
This very first production of Eduardo e Cristina at the Rossini Opera Festival (ROF) completes the performed oeuvre of the great Pesarese maestro. The epicentre of Rossiniana possibly left it so late because of the challenges of this barely performed
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