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Blog > Celebrating Collaboration - The Piano Accompanist
by Frances Wilson | February 10th, 2019

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Piano accompanists are, rather like page turners, the unsung heroes and heroines of the music world, often receiving smaller concert fees and less prominent billing than the singers and instrumentalists with whom they work. Often unfairly regarded as “failed soloists”, [...] more >>

Blog > How Embarrassing—I Have a Dust Bunny in My Instrument!
by Janet Horvath | February 9th, 2019

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I’d never had one…until today. A dense, dark grey ball the size of a quarter, rolling around inside my cello. I had been practicing the Spanish piece by Gaspar Cassadó Requiebros full of passion and fervor. While wailing on the [...] more >>

Composers > Anecdotes > Pigs in and around Music
by Georg Predota | February 8th, 2019

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With the zodiac of the Pig taking center stage in the Chinese calendar in 2019, I decided to go on the hunt for “pig music” in the Western musical context. We all know about the Carnival of the Animals, Peter [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > The Inspiration of Imagination – The Comics
by Maureen Buja | February 6th, 2019

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Maybe they’re your secret reading. Maybe they’re your guide to life in general or your source of the perfect wry joke. As much as they inspire you, they’ve inspired composers as well. On Broadway, we’ve had musicals such as Li’l [...] more >>

Events > Festivals > Hong Kong Arts Festival

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Official Website Date: February 21 to March 23, 2019 Country: China