In Tune > Society > Normalized Sexism in Music
by Maureen Buja | January 21st, 2018

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In 2015, a student coming up to her A-level exams looked at the composers assigned for the music syllabus. 63 composers and all male. Jessy McCabe brought this to the attention of the Edexcel program and a month later, Ms. [...] more >>

Blog > Opera gains a new fan
by Frances Wilson | January 21st, 2018

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[Opera is] more than entertainment. Opera offers an insight into the complexities of the human psyche – it is a metaphor for, or an exposition, even, of our own personal dreams and nightmares… – Kevin Volans, composer Last week my [...] more >>

Blog > Forgotten Cellists III: Antonio Janigro
by Janet Horvath | January 20th, 2018

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The cello has blossomed over the last one-hundred years becoming one of the most sought after of instruments—its golden tones the closest sound to the human voice. In this article, we feature the distinguished Italian cellist Antonio Janigro.

My music > NOWAKOWSKI, M.: Blood, Forgotten / String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 / A Uśnijże mi, uśnij
January 20th, 2018

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String Quartet No. 1, “Songs of Forgiveness” I. Unmoved Movement From NOWAKOWSKI, M.: Blood, Forgotten / String Quartets Nos. 1 and 2 / A Uśnijże mi, uśnij (2017) Released by Naxos Nowakowski: String Quartet No. 1, “Songs of Forgiveness” – [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > Cello and Piano Duo Recital – Alexander Kniazev and Colleen Lee

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Date: 2018/2/11 Time: 8pm Venue: Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall Presenter(s): Hong Kong International Cello Association Ltd. Artist(s): Alexander Kniazev and Colleen Lee Programme: BrahmsShostakovichFranck Sonata for Cello and Piano in E minor, Op. 38Sonata for Cello and Piano in [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > Destination Shanghai
by Maureen Buja | January 19th, 2018

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Shanghai – the beautiful city on the Yangtze River – was one of the first major cities of China opened to the West in 1842 and seems to have always had one foot firmly in China while, at the same [...] more >>

Media > Country town Girgarre turns rubbish into tunes with junk orchestra
January 19th, 2018

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A violin crafted out of a car roof, dairy milking cups used as chimes and petrol cans turned into guitars — welcome to Girgarre’s junk orchestra.

Events > in Hong Kong > 2017 World Harmonica Festival Celebration Concert

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Date: 2018/2/10 Time: 7:30pm Venue: Concert Hall, HK City Hall Presenter(s): Hong Kong Harmonica Association Artist(s): Hong Kong Harmonica Association Programme: SarasateHandel/HalvorsenMozartEnescuElgarSchubertCY LeoCharles KwongHui Cheung WaiKetelbey ZigenunerweisenPassacagliaString Quartet No. 19 in C Major, K465 “Dissonance”Roumanian RhapsodySerenade for Strings, Op. 20Piano [...] more >>