The 12th Beijing Music Festival

I debated whether I should go to the Beijing Music Festival or not, as I had just returned from over four weeks of traveling in Europe, which included the Queen Elisabeth Musical Voyage, and was looking forward to some peaceful [...] more >>

by Juliette
January 15th, 2010
Queen Elisabeth Musical Voyage and Venice

Queen Elisabeth Musical Voyage There’s an old saying that declares cruises are either for newlyweds or the nearly dead – I am of neither category, but yet I have always loved cruises. It isn’t a passion for the sea or [...] more >>

by Juliette
November 3rd, 2009
Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival

This summer, Hong Kong’s music enthusiasts were excited to witness the first Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival, organised by Premiere Performances of Hong Kong under the artistic direction of cellist Trey Lee. During the four-day festival in June, 10 [...] more >>

by Juliette
October 15th, 2009
Madam Butterfly in London

Madam Butterfly My mother dragged me to the Palais Garnier (Paris Opera House) for a performance of Puccini’s “Madam Butterfly” when I was in my early teens. It was supposed to be a treat, and my initiation to Opera. I [...] more >>

by Juliette
September 1st, 2009