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  1. Stephen Hough in recital

    Posted Jun 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Sam Olluver

    ... Sam Olluver Stephen Hough in recital City Hall Concert Hall Reviewed: May 28 This memorable recital by British pianist Stephen Hough was inventive in concept and impeccable in execution. He caught the essence of Mendelssohn's Variations Serieuses perfectly, limiting self-indulgence to dabs of tasteful rubato. He drew on a different tonal palette for the first movement ...

  2. Stephen Hough in Recital

    Posted May 25th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Premiere performances of Hong Kong's Great Performers Series with British virtuoso pianist Stephen Hough (right) playing works by Mendelssohn, Beethoven, Weber, Chopin, Saint-Saens, Chabrier, Debussy and Liszt. Wed, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290 ...

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    The Verbier music festival teaches young musicians to express thermselves

    Posted Mar 26th 2013, 12:00am by WINNIE CHAU

    ... of the same name, runs a three-week immersion programme for young musicians. It gives promising players a chance to rub shoulders with world-class performers, and to be mentored by masters. ... of China. The idea is to give young children and their parents a taste of the preparation that musicians go through before going on stage, says Verbier Festival Academy director Christian Thompson. ...

  4. Le Noise

    Posted Oct 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Richard James Havis

    ... Richard James Havis Le Noise Neil Young (Reprise Records) Neil Young's latest album is a sonically beguiling affair. It may only feature Young playing guitar and singing, but innovative producer Daniel Lanois has treated and effected Young's singular guitar so that it sounds like an orchestra of stringed instruments. The wide sonic landscapes Lanois conjures sound ...

  5. Young Welsh soprano hits top notes with ease

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... operatic divas. From Maria Callas to Renee Fleming, handbags fly in support of the one deemed to 'own' a particular aria (they all seem to end up owning all of them). The young Welsh ... dresses (the second was the tastiest) and no Mozart. Aur has bagged numerous prizes and engagements, but she might consider dropping from her publicity the award of Young Welsh Singer of the Year ...

  6. Young musician finds keys to success

    Posted Dec 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... joined the Junior programme at the APA. Subsequently, the young musician-in-the-making entered many local competitions and always did well, never seeming to suffer from stage fright. 'I ... reading and watching movies. 'When I was young, I enjoyed history and liked to read about the lives of famous people. Nowadays, I still read some history, but also all kinds of fiction. When ...

  7. Director stands ready to help

    Posted Dec 18th 2010, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... company. What determined your early career choices? I wanted to be an accountant since I was very young. Growing up in Malaysia, my parents encouraged me in this regard and, after finishing my degree at the [London School of Economics], I qualified in London with the firm that was then Ernst & Whinney [which grew into Ernst & Young]. Other than that, I had a natural interest ...

  8. Neil Young: Heart of Gold

    Posted Jul 16th 2006, 12:00am by Mathew Scott

    ... Mathew Scott Neil Young: Heart of Gold Starring: Neil Young, Emmylou Harris, Pegi Young Director: Jonathan Demme The film: If you were among the lucky ones who checked out Neil Young's pulsating gig with backing band Crazy Horse at Harbour Fest in 2003, you won't have to be convinced about Heart of Gold. His live sets have long been the stuff of folklore, taking his ...

  9. Darryl O'Young, racing driver

    Posted Apr 11th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 1. Hey Jude- The Beatles I began racing at the age of eight so I spent a lot of time on road trips with my dad. As we drove around the US and Canada for go-kart competitions, we always had the Beatles playing. This was one of our favourites. 2. Dear Mama- ...

  10. Young sensation takes centre stage at concert

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Hong Kong Philharmonic, we are very proud to support them in making classical music accessible to us all.' The baton at this year's alfresco concert was wielded by Perry So, a young ...




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