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Tuesday, January 27th

string quartet festival (day two)

Back to the beginning—the “father” of the string quartet.

Josef Haydn (1732-1808), String Quartet in C-major, Op. 76, No. 3 (“Emperor”), c. 6 more words

Music Clip Of The Day

Grace Notes: A concert of musical chairs

Last Thursday, Trinity Laban performed a concert in Blackheath Halls consisting of a Berlioz overture, a commissioned work, and some Bartok. What made this concert unusual, was that the stage had to be set three times! 604 more words


LA Daily News: Upcoming classical music events in the Los Angeles area

January 26, 2015

“Crossover” has become one of the hot buzzwords of the music scene in recent years as classical musicians seek to broaden their horizons by moving into non-classical fare. 189 more words

Matt Haimovitz


 St Columba’s United Reformed Church

Alfred Street Off High Street

31st January at 7.30 £8/£6

A new trio collaboration between these three international improvisers, part of their UK tour. 463 more words


Monday, January 26th

string quartet festival (day one)

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), String Quartet No. 14 (Op. 131, C-sharp minor), 1826

Alban Berg Quartet, live, Vienna, 1989

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Music Clip Of The Day

Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends - ThePianoGuys

This beautiful piece elicits sounds from the instruments that surprise the listener. These gentlemen manipulate the piano and cello and blend the sounds to build to a crescendo. 12 more words

Looking For My Song

I used to write songs. This was a long time ago. I bought a Casio keyboard with my leaf-raking money when I was eleven or twelve, and tried to remember my years of piano lessons to pick out a melody. 703 more words