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  1. Brian Wilson

    Posted Oct 24th 2004, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Alister McMillan Brian Wilson Smile (Nonesuch) Fuelled by hallucinogens, Brian Wilson's mind went into orbit in 1967. It officially re-entered the atmosphere this month with the release of the album he was making for The Beach Boys at the time of his breakdown. In Wilson's absence (the other music he recorded since 67 doesn't really count) the Smile recordings ...

  2. They get around

    Posted Oct 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... Brian Wilson won't be there, but this weekend's one-night-only Beach Boys gig promises to be nostalgia nirvana, with all those finger-snapping, pitch-perfect, surfin' summer ... in time to take part in many of the classic recordings, including Pet Sounds- Carl and Dennis Wilson are dead, and Al Jardine no longer performs with his former bandmates. Also conspicuous by his ...

  3. Lifestyle - Family & Education - EDUCATION

    Kids get up close with orchestra

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Verna Yu

    ... at the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra's upcoming Jazz for Family concert. The programme prominently features the trumpet, and Raff Wilson, the orchestra's director of artistic planning, ... The idea of the children's concerts is to provide a fun way for the whole family to get closer to the orchestra, Wilson says. "If someone is curious about playing an instrument, it's ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - ENTERTAINMENT

    Beach Boys turn back clock at HKCEC

    Posted Aug 26th 2012, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... and Carl Wilson died in 1983 and 1998 respectively. Although not strictly chronological in presentation, the concert took in the best-known tunes from most eras of the band's career. It went from the early surf and hot rod anthems on to the more sophisticated music Brian Wilson later created in the studio, and which for years the band found it impossible to convincingly recreate ...

  5. London audience turns nasty on abstract Aida

    Posted Nov 23rd 2003, 12:00am by Dino Mahoney

    ... the feelings stirred up by Robert Wilson's production of Aida last week that this normally well-behaved audience broke into pretty feisty booing, one member of the audience even shouting out, ... donation will go on lighting. Wilson is known as one of the world's greatest and most creative stage directors but some would say he is, in fact, the world's greatest lighting director. ...

  6. Kiara Tsui, assistant manager, A Model Agency

    Posted Aug 08th 2010, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson 1. Le Fil- Camille The best album ever to listen to before sleeping. A breath of fresh air from France. Calm and quiet, I bought this CD in France. 2. Cher Mon Amoureux- ... and she helps me to scream out those feelings. (As told to David Wilson) ...

  7. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture - BLUE NOTES ROBIN LYNAM

    Blue notes

    Posted Jan 27th 2013, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... it as "a shoddy little New York dive". The band that night was made up of Konitz, Peacock, guitarist Bill Frisell and drummer Matt Wilson. Costello- who had featured Konitz on his then current ...

  8. Lifestyle - ALBUM (1969)

    Rewind: The Kinks- Arthur (Or the Decline and Fall of the British Empire)

    Posted Sep 30th 2012, 12:00am by Charlie Carter

    ... the hi-tech gauntlet of prime minister Harold Wilson's "white heat" of reform, Arthur dwelt on the less-than-swinging reality of the everyday British family. Over 12 tracks that ranged ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CULTURE

    Hong Kong opera trying to find its voice to keep up with other cities

    Posted Mar 18th 2013, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... - Einstein on the Beach by Philip Glass and Robert Wilson, La Traviata and The Desperate Husband by San Carlo Theatre, Naples, as well as the chamber opera Heart of Coral , which was commissioned ...

  10. The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret

    Posted Apr 22nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... for many of the classic hits of the 1960s. Thought it was the Beach Boys who played on Pet Sounds? Band leader Brian Wilson actually used the Wrecking Crew instead. The Byrds and their hit Mr ...




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