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As much as we’d like to, we can’t report on every classical music event around the world. That’s where you come in.

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155 Posts
Menotti’s Double Bill: Silly Meets Spine-Chilling in Fun Opera Production
Menotti’s chamber operas get uncomplicated but fun treatment by new opera company Tutti Double bill: The Telephone and The Medium Tutti Hong Kong City Hall, Theatre 3,4 November 2022 Menotti was an Italian-American composer well-known in the 1940s and 50s
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Yoonie Han: On Enriching Students’ Musical Experience
Dr. Yoonie Han, Assistant Professor of Piano at the Academy of Music at Hong Kong Baptist University, is also a Steinway Artist and Steinway Honorary Teacher. She has encouraged Hong Kong students to join international music festivals and competitions to
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Morningside Music Bridge Brings Its 26th Annual Summer Music Training Program to Boston
For our 26th annual summer program this year, Morningside Music Bridge has selected 65 outstanding musicians, aged 12 to 18, from 11 countries. Representing the highest international standards of excellence, the young violinists, violists, cellists, and pianists will receive full
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Chiun-Teng Cheng
Founder of the “Professor Shu-Te Sylvia Lee Violin Competition”
The most famous and recognized violin competition with the highest prize money in Taiwan, “Professor Shu-Te Sylvia Lee Violin Competition” (the Competition), will return at the end of December 2022. The Competition is sponsored and organized by Chiun-Teng Cheng Rare
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A Celebration of the Piano in Chamber Music
In November this year, six selected young ensembles will be invited to Birmingham to take part in our International Piano Chamber Music Festival. All six will give a recital as part of the Festival programme and take part in masterclasses,
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The Unseen and Continuing Waves of the Pandemic for Musicians
A psychologist describes her work with musicians navigating the impacts of the pandemic Psychological counselors working with musicians receive valuable and intimate insights into the inner lives of these artists. We are privileged to hear deeply private and intimate expressions
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Lang Lang: Goldberg Variations
The plethora of Goldberg Variations recordings, since pioneered by Wanda Landowska in 1933, has garnered many different, if not conflicting, views. Even the great pianist Glenn Gould who recorded them twice, first in 1955 then later in 1981, crystallises opposite
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How The Taubman Approach Can Help Prevent Tension, Even If You’re Not a Musician
At its roots, the Taubman Approach is based on the premise that there is a way to play the piano that is tension-free. However, in the past thirty years, I’ve discovered these life-changing techniques can benefit not only pianists and
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