A Toast to the New Year with “Auld Lang Syne”

Vol: 215 | 1 Jan 2019

Enjoy the story of 1001 Arabian Nights and its music,
master the “must learns” piano concertos,
and how did rush hours in Hong Kong
inspire Abram Chasins?

Music and Nature
Seasons: Winter
Consider This
Before You
Date a Musician
Happy New Year 2019
“Auld Lang Syne”
Beare’s Premiere Music Festival
Beare’s Premiere Music Festival (formerly Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival) was first launched in 2009 by Premiere Performances of Hong Kong. As a registered charity, The PPHK is designed to contribute to the cultural diversity of the city by organizing concerts and recitals of classical music with high international standards...
Date: January 16 to 24, 2019
Country: China
What's New
Rush Hour in Hong Kong 1,001(Arabian) Nights
Folk Tales in Music
Romantic artists have long been fascinated with the Orient. Paradoxically, this attraction became even more powerful because it concerned essentially unknown territory. Guided by a more or less imagined Orient, a good deal of music was motivated by the picturesque...
Growing up, I still vividly remember standing in front of what seemed like an endless collection of Middle Eastern folk tales in the public library of my hometown. Compiled into a multi-volume work under the title "One Thousand and One Nights"...
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The Piano Concerto
The “Greats” and the “Must Learns”
Pulling Out All the Stops
Celebrated Organ Concertos
The concerto is one of the greatest corners of the pianist’s repertoire. A showcase for performer and instrument, it’s an opportunity for the composer to capitalise on the combined forces of soloist and orchestra, with thrilling and highly expressive results...
“In my eyes and ears,” wrote Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, "the organ will forever be the King of Instruments.” And Ludwig van Beethoven apparently considered organists superior musicians “because of their improvisatory skills and multi-limbed virtuosity"...
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My music Video Forgotten records

Goldberg Variations

Piano Concerto No. 27
(Murray Perahia)

Concerto Grosso
in F Major

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