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Blog > Brahms and His Late Piano Works - Klavierstücke Op.118
by Anson Yeung | March 22nd, 2019

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Klavierstücke Op.118

Dedicated to Clara Schumann, Brahms’ Klavierstücke Op.118 were written in 1893 again at Bad Ischl during his summer sojourn and are probably his most well-known opus nowadays. Julius August Philipp Spitta, a German musicologist, wrote to Brahms after receiving the [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > Music and Nature - Seasons: Spring
by Maureen Buja | March 21st, 2019

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Seasons: Spring

We start the year with Spring, even though any year starts in the throes of Winter, be it the frosty Winter of the Northern Hemisphere, or the burning Winter of the Southern Hemisphere. Spring is awakening, is renewal, is a [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > Tcherepnin: - Symphony No. 2 - - Premiered Today in 1952
by Georg Predota | March 20th, 2019

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Premiered Today in 1952

Commissioned by the Associated Music Publishers in New York, Alexander Tcherepnin premiered his second symphony in Chicago on 20 March 1952. It took Tcherepnin a long while to finish the composition, as he labored on the orchestration for the better [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > Intimacy of Creativity 2019 World Premiere Concert 2

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Date: 2019/5/5 Time: 4PM Venue: Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wanchai Presenter(s): Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Artist(s): Bright Sheng, Roberto Díaz, Jennifer Higdon, David Serkin Ludwig, Vera Quartet, Ju-Young Baek, Zitong Wang, Andrew [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > Intimacy of Creativity 2019 World Premiere Concert 1

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Date: 2019/4/28 Time: 4PM Venue: Concert Hall, The Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Wanchai Presenter(s): Hong Kong University of Science and Technology Artist(s): Bright Sheng, Roberto Díaz, Jennifer Higdon, David Serkin Ludwig, Vera Quartet, Ju-Young Baek, Zitong Wang, Andrew [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > Hector Berlioz: Enfant Terrible!
by Georg Predota | March 19th, 2019

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Whether we like it or not, Hector Berlioz is primarily associated with a single composition. Everybody knows his Symphonie Fantastique, but his religious works, the dramatic legends, his songs and even his operas are rarely scheduled for performance, and they [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > At the Center of the Musical Universe - Antonio Salieri
by Georg Predota | March 18th, 2019

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Antonio Salieri

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri

Ever since Antonio Salieri (1750-1825) fictionally poisoned Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, he has gotten some seriously bad press. But as we know all too well, factual information and historical fact have never stood in the way of Hollywood telling a good [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > The Inaugural Concert of Concerto da Camera’s New Harpsichord: Music of the French Baroque

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Date: 2019/4/4 Time: 8:15PM Venue: 6/F Recital Theatre China Congregational Church Presenter(s): Concerto da Camera Artist(s): Karen Yeung, Dr. Sonia Lee, Dr. Hyunjung Choi, Yujin Chang, Elizabeth Coupe, Henry Ho, Zoe Lai, Tang Yukit, Matthieu Motte Programme: Concerto da Camera [...] more >>