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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, November 1, 2013

    Posted Nov 01st 2013, 12:50am

    ... that previous esteemed financial secretaries, John Cowperthwaite, Philip Haddon-Cave, John Bremridge, Piers Jacobs and Hamish Macleod could make such wishy-washy statements on vital financial matters. ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Celebrations and tours keep HK Phil on its toes

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... It turned professional in 1974. Chief executive Michael MacLeod said a special heritage concert would be held on January 10 next year, the day of the anniversary, and another gala concert would ... by side with players of the HK Phil, MacLeod said. This season also marks the final year of the 90 musicians' five-year contracts, which are due for renewal in February. Addressing any ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - ARTS

    HK Phil cancels concert after sudden death of operations manager

    Posted Dec 20th 2013, 04:29am by Oliver Chou

    ... session at 7pm. Chief executive Michael Macleod told the musicians a discussion would be held on whether the concert should go on. "The chairman, music director Jaap van Zweden and I held ... Macleod said. Last night, a sell-out performance by the orchestra was dedicated to Yeung's memory. ...

  4. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Classical performances benefit from flexible schedules

    Posted Jun 25th 2013, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... an interval. Concentration spans have become shorter because of multitasking Michael Macleod HK Philharmonic Attendance was healthy, although the programme content was motley, comprising ... is actually a bit crazy to schedule a concert starting at 8pm, the same time that most people would sit down to dinner," says Michael MacLeod, the Hong Kong Philharmonic's chief executive. ...

  5. News - World - LITERATURE

    Malaysian author Tash Aw's novel up for Man Booker prize

    Posted Jul 24th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... books. In total seven women are on the list, the others being Alison MacLeod with Unexploded, Charlotte Mendelson with Almost English, Canadian Ruth Ozeki with A Tale for the Time Being, and New ...

  6. News - World - ART

    BBC's Antiques Roadshow unearths genuine Van Dyck worth HK$5m

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 11:24pm by Reuters

    ... by an English priest who bought it in an antiques shop for only £400. Father Jamie MacLeod, who purchased the painting because he liked the thick, gold-coloured frame, plans to sell the portrait to fund ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Jing Wang leads Hong Kong Philharmonic

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Juilliard School in New York. Michael MacLeod, the orchestra's chief executive, says the direct appointment of a concertmaster without audition or involvement of orchestra members is within ... director. The reason for this is the chemistry between the concertmaster and the music director, which is profoundly important," MacLeod says. MacLeod toured with Wang and the Dallas Symphony ...

  8. News - World - BRITAIN

    British empire staff burned sensitive files before new nations' birth

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 10:49pm by GDN

    ... of an instruction issued in 1961 by colonial secretary Iain Macleod that postindependence governments should not be handed any material that "might embarrass [the] government... police, military ... on a British ship". The files show that destroying papers pre-dated Macleod's 1961 instructions. A British official in Malaya reported that in 1957 "five lorry loads of papers... were ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong maestro to conduct Berlin Philharmonic for first time

    Posted May 04th 2013, 12:00am by Oliver Chou

    ... Michael MacLeod, the Phil's chief executive, said the anniversary season would mark "the rebirth of our touring", taking the orchestra to Beijing, Shanghai and other cities next ... MacLeod said. The anniversary concert, slated for January, will feature the same programme that ushered in the Phil's professional era 40 years ago at the City Hall. Jing Wang, ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - BETWEEN THE LINES

    Between the lines: reading aloud with children can transform their lives

    Posted Nov 04th 2013, 07:26pm by Annie Ho

    ... day reading aloud to their children, they provide opportunities for vocabulary-building, questions and discussions. English parish priest Jay MacLeod conducted detailed research on how poverty ...




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