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It’s All About Taste
An Interview with Chiyan Wong
When we last caught up with pianist Chiyan Wong, he was up to his eyebrows in Bach, performing the Goldberg Variations. Now, the jazz bug has caught him, and he’s been pursuing it through the music of Ravel and Tsfasman.
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Harmony of Two Pianos at the French May
Interview with Théo Fouchenneret
This year, as part of the French May Festival, pianists Niu Niu and Théo Fouchenneret give a concert exploring the world of two-piano music. Distinct from the piano duet, where two performers share the same instrument, two-piano music opens up
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Seeking out Others’ Culture: An Interview With Yang Xuefei
In a concert planned for September 2022, but postponed due to the Queen’s death, the London Philharmonic Orchestra has rescheduled their Image China: East Meets West concert to 13 April 2023. Leading Chinese composers Tan Dun and Chen Qigang are
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Music ‘Has to Be Alive, It Has to Live’
Igudesman & Joo
Mozart Will Survive Violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo, better known as Igudesman & Joo, have performed their riotous duo shows all over the world, working alone as well as alongside major orchestras, sending up classical music to packed
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HKU MUSE Celebrates its 10th Anniversary and Continues to Inspire
Nobuyuki Tsujii & Orpheus Chamber Orchestra Full Concert The year 2023 marks the 10th season of HKU MUSE (My University Spotlight Encounters), a series of programmes presented by the Cultural Management Office of the University of Hong Kong (HKU). As
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Russia Today – A Requiem for Peace
On 16 February, the London premiere of Russia Today takes place at King’s Place concert hall. With music by Russian-born composer Eugene Birman, the piece – written during the covid pandemic – features text drawn verbatim from Russians living both
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Reminiscences: In Conversation With Pianist Catherine Gordeladze
We caught up with Georgian pianist Catherine Gordeladze to talk about her new album ‘La Ricordanza’, a selection of piano works inspired by or reminiscent of the human voice. Can you tell us a little more about the inspiration for
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Recording the Entirety of Fauré’s Art Songs
An Interview With Cyrille Dubois
Fauré: Chanson d’amour | Cyrille Dubois & Tristan Raës When considering the song repertoire of Gabriel Fauré (1845-1924), tenor Cyrille Dubois and pianist Tristan Raës couldn’t choose which works to do, so they decided to record them in their entirety.
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