Composers > Anecdotes > Berg: - Violin Concerto - - Premiered today in 1936
by Georg Predota | April 19th, 2018

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Premiered today in 1936

When Alban Berg’s Violin Concerto premiered at the Palau de la Música Catalana, in Barcelona on 19 April 1936, the composer was no longer alive. Shortly after he had finished the composition he was stung by an insect at the [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > Katharina Cibbini-Koželuch: Friends with Beethoven
by Georg Predota | April 19th, 2018

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When Leopold Koželuch arrived in Vienna to follow his musical calling, he immediately understood that being a capable musician and composer was not enough to really get ahead.

April 19th, 2018

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MozartConcerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 11 in F major K. 413 Concerto for Piano and Orchestra No. 22 in E flat major K. 482 Performed by Vivian Rivkin, piano Orchestre de l’Opéra d’Etat de Vienne Dean Dixon, conductor Recorded [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > ‘Concert by Lio Kuokman and Josef Špaček’ by Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra

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Date: 2018/5/25-26 Time: 8PM Venue: 5/25: Auditorium, Tuen Mun Town Hall // 5/26: Auditorium, Tsuen Wan Town Hall Presenter(s): LCSD Artist(s): Lio Kuokman, Josef Špaček, Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra Programme: ProkofievTchaikovsky Violin Concerto No.1Symphony No. 6 Details

Composers > Anecdotes > Mapping the Musical Genome - The Stamitz Family
by Georg Predota | April 18th, 2018

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The Stamitz Family

When families migrate across linguistic borders, their names frequently undergo a number of significant changes. Just take the Stamitz family, an extended and highly active Bohemian group of musicians, as an example. The spelling of their family name in contemporary [...] more >>

Media > Why the whole of the MI industry should support music lessons
April 18th, 2018

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The likes of ISM have been campaigning heavily to protect creative subjects in schools, but is the wider musical instrument industry doing enough to support the continuation of music lessons?

Composers > Anecdotes > A Riddle Motet or what was Ghiselin Danckerts up to?
by Maureen Buja | April 17th, 2018

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We have a motet by the Dutch composer Ghiselin Danckerts (ca. 1510-1567) that has caused much puzzlement over the years. Originally published in 1535, but now lost, Danckerts’ motet Ave maris stella (Hail, star of the sea), was reprinted and [...] more >>

April 17th, 2018

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HaydnSymphony No. 45 in F sharp minor Hob. I / 45 “Farewell” Symphony No. 82 in C major Hob. I / 82 “The Bear” Symphony No. 96 in D major “Miracle” Hob. I / 96 Performed by Rolf Reinhardt, conductor [...] more >>