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  1. News - Hong Kong - MUSIC

    Hong Kong conductor Woo Pak-tuen takes second prize in global contest

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 05:26am by Oliver Chou

    ... Oliver Chou oliver.chou@scmp.com HK conductor takes second in global contest Hongkonger Woo Pak-tuen outperformed more than 40 rivals but ultimately had to settle for second prize ... the Spring River, a compulsory piece, and another piece determined by drawing lots. Xue eventually won over the judges, who voted unanimously for him to receive first prize. As the winner, he ...

  2. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Indian film singer Yesudas to perform in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Hari Kumar

    ... ages, languages and generations. But the journey to his legendary status was not a path of roses. His talent was recognised very early, right from the days when he won his first prize ...

  3. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    The Man enjoys home comforts: Van Morrison loosens up a little in small Northern Ireland venue

    Posted Aug 17th 2014, 06:25am by LAT

    ... figures, an artist prized by fans, critics and his fellow Rock Hall of Famers including- but hardly limited to- Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen and U2. But he is also one of pop's most hermetic ...

  4. Lifestyle - Books - MUSIC

    Book review: Do Not Sell at Any Price, by Amanda Petrusich

    Posted Jul 20th 2014, 03:35pm by MCT

    ... 'old records'." The prize for the scrounge? Probably a scratched-up 10-inch record, unplayable on your average turntable, holding hiss-filled music that might be far more easily found ...

  5. Magazines - 48hrs - MUSIC

    The jazz scene in China is booming as more young musicians discover the genre

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 10:31pm by Robin Lynam

    ... Text: Robin Lynam New kids on the bop One of the highlights of this year's Cotai Jazz & Blues Festival at The Venetian Macao, which runs from October 9 to 12, will be a battle of the bands. Twelve international groups will compete for cash prizes of HK$250,000, HK$150,000 and HK$100,000. Will the winners come from Hong Kong, Macau or the mainland? The last two winners were ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - MUSIC

    Hong Kong singer, 11, wins top prize at prestigious competition in Wales

    Posted Jul 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Lana Lam lana.lam@scmp.com Ella Ng takes solo prize at Eisteddfod in Wales where stars including Pavarotti performed Singer, 11, follows in footsteps of greats An 11-year-old singer from Hong Kong has wowed the judges at a prestigious singing competition in Wales- the same contest that launched the career of late opera superstar Luciano Pavarotti. Ella Ng won the solo vocal ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Asia fans to feel The xx factor

    Posted Jul 26th 2013, 04:56pm by AFP

    ... 2009 self-titled debut was hailed as a minimalist masterpiece and won the Mercury Prize a year later. “Some people tell you that they’ve cried their whole way through the show, and you don’t ...

  8. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Jing Wang leads Hong Kong Philharmonic

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

    ... with the Quebec Symphony Orchestra. A frequent prize-winner, including first prize at the Irving M. Klein International String Competition in 2007, Wang, like Van Zweden, attended the prestigious ...

  9. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Bad seed's big harvest

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by GDN

    ... Alex Petridis Life in a seaside town seems to suit the prolific Nick Cave, who has his fingers in music, literature and film, writes Alexis Petridis Harvest for a Bad Seed Nick Cave, tanned and beautifully suited, is receiving the press in the upstairs room of a charming gastropub in Brighton. Born in Australia and variously resident over the years in Berlin, London and Sao ...

  10. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - MUSIC

    Mohawks in Myanmar: punk rock runs wild in Yangon

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Kate Whitehead

    ... to heroin. But that didn't stop him studying literature at Yangon University of Foreign Languages. It was there, in his final year in 2003, that he formed a band called Diehards. "When ...




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