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Chamber music lover and Musica Viva volunteer, Tomas Drevikovsky, discusses the repertoire English pianist, Imogen Cooper, will perform on her upcoming Australian tour. Most of the repertoire focuses on the extrodinary musical and emotional kinship between Clara and Robert Schumann and their friend and protégé Johannes Brahms – and in particular on Clara, another ground-breaking female pianist. 59 more words
I came across V.S. Narasimhan a month ago or so whilst perusing videos of Indian classical music on YouTube. He and his ensemble stuck out immediately due to their instrumentation, consisting of a the traditional, European string quartet of two violins, one viola, and one cello. 488 more words
The Mendelssohn fangirl is back!
One of my favourite string quartets of all time is, unsurprisingly, the String Quartet No. 6 by Mendelssohn. Mendelssohn composed it after the death of his sister Fanny and not too long before his own death, with a way of expression that is more violent and outwardly intense than usual. 133 more words
SPA students Melissa Jean, Rasheed Abiose, Alexandria Sloan Harper and Joseph French practicing with the metronome, courtesy of Catalyst Quartet violinist Karla Donehew Perez.