Blog > Grigory Sokolov in Helsinki
by Anson Yeung | June 23rd, 2018

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Hailed as one of the best living pianists in the world, Grigory Sokolov offered a magically sublime and absorbing concert experience to the 1,700 audience in Helsinki Music Centre (Musiikkitalo) on 14 June 2018, with a programme of Haydn and [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > Casanova – A Life in Music
by Maureen Buja | June 23rd, 2018

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Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798) is still known to this day for his ‘complicated and elaborate affairs with women’ – not bad for someone nearly 300 years old. He ran in the highest social circles in Europe, and in addition to the [...] more >>

My music > DYSON, G.: Choral Symphony / St Paul’s Voyage to Melita
June 23rd, 2018

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Choral Symphony – Largo From DYSON, G.: Choral Symphony / St Paul’s Voyage to Melita (2017) Released by Naxos Dyson: Choral Symphony – LargoBorn into a working-class family, George Dyson became one of the most important musicians and composers of [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > “Musical ideas sprang to my mind like Butterflies” - Charles Gounod (1818-1893)
by Georg Predota | June 22nd, 2018

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Charles Gounod (1818-1893)

The historiography of music primarily remembers Charles Gounod as the composer of Faust, Mireille and Roméo et Juliette. However, in his 12 total works for the operatic stage Gounod engages with the entire range of operatic types available in the [...] more >>

Media > Practice More Than Innate Ability Makes the Musically Gifted Child
June 22nd, 2018

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What does it actually mean when a child is described as being ‘gifted and talented’ at music? Is it, for example, the ability to sing in tune, remember a melody, sight read, or attain a technical level of performance that [...] more >>

In Tune > Society > Classical Music for Alien Civilizations
by Georg Predota | June 21st, 2018

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NASA launched the twin spacecraft Voyager 1 and Voyager 2 in the summer of 1977. The primary mission was the exploration of the planets Jupiter and Saturn, and since everything went splendidly well, included extended visits to Uranus, Neptune and [...] more >>

Forgotten records > Schumann – Chopin
June 21st, 2018

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SchumannTrio for Piano and Strings No. 1 in D Minor, Op. 63 Trio for Piano and Strings No. 2 in F Major, Op. 80 Trio for Piano and Strings No. 3 in G Minor, Op. 110 ChopinTrio for Piano and [...] more >>

Events > Competitions > Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition

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Official Website Category: Voice Date: June 28 to July 2, 2018 Country: China