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India Needs More Creativity in the Orchestral Music Genre

The symphony of orchestral and chamber music in India is at an incipient stage. Musicians are so ga-ga about going mainstream, overtone of this genre is blissfully  brushed aside, only making episodic appearance. 305 more words

Classic And Romantic Music

First Chair, Last Chair, Any Chair, No Chair

Experience suggests that conventionally trained symphony orchestra and symphonic band musicians (especially we non-pros) probably don’t think all that much about the physical arrangement of their performance spaces, once certain fundamentals are settled to their satisfaction: section leadership and playing room. 810 more words

Verbier Festival Chamber/Cheung/Capuçon

Date: March 23, 2018
Location: Hong Kong City Hall, Hong Kong.

Mozart – Symphony No. 35, K.385
Beethoven – Piano Concerto No. 4, Op. 58… 457 more words

Hong Kong Arts Festival

Debussy: Trailblazing Modernity

Achille Claude Debussy, or Claude Debussy as he’s usually known, was, along with Maurice Ravel, the most prominent French composer of classical music associated with Impressionism. 866 more words

Music Workshop Company

New Itzhak Perlman Documentary to be Released in Theaters Next Month

A new documentary film, entitled ‘Itzhak’, about the life of violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman, is set to be released in theaters next month.

Directed by filmmaker 

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Calling All Dawns

Christopher Tin has a new album coming out next year, To Shiver the Sky, a source of great anticipation for this one.  Unrelated, though, I have been listening to his first album, … 179 more words


About my Composition Whisked Whistle for Symphony Orchestra

The sounds of the string section carry along my first orchestral composition, ten-minute Whisked Whistle (2011), commissioned by the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra. Actually, one of the extended string playing techniques even lent the work its title! 1,146 more words