We caught up with Martin Ng the other day when he was in the middle of rehearsals for Rossini’s L’inganno felice (The Blissful Deception), which will make its appearance in Singapore in early March. He talked about the founding of
When you think of Vivaldi, what do you think of? Just his hundreds of concertos? His operas? His sacred music? When we look at recordings today, we tend to get single subject collections. Concerto recordings don’t touch the opera arias,
A new recording of the Mozart Piano Sonatas caught our attention because it wasn’t being played on the latest new keyboard or a historical reconstruction of a keyboard, but on 2 Viennese guitars. To hear works that are so familiar
In his concept for his new album of Bach’s Goldberg Variations, pianist Chiyan Wong cast his mind back to the Chinese literary classic Journey to the West and the seminal character of the Monkey King. Just as the Monkey King
To end the Beethoven year, there will be a performance of Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony in Vienna. A simple enough statement but when you add in all the conditions: nothing live, social distancing, pandemic aware, then that statement becomes immensely complicated.