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Ludwig Van Beethoven

Wedding of Josephine Wong and Kevin Lau

When Josephine Wong started working as a receptionist at a film production company in 2000, she was one of only two girls in the male-dominated office. She was naturally popular, but Kevin Lau didn't pay her any attention.

Saturday, 8 September, 2012, 2:44am

Energy good but more structure needed in Li's Beethoven interpretations

Beethoven 3 Sonatas

Li Yundi

DG

 

A stern, unsmiling Li Yundi on the cover of his first album since returning to classical music giant Deutsche Grammophon sets the tone of his debut Beethoven recordings.

31 Aug 2012 - 2:35pm

HK International Chamber Music Festival

Concert series including a concert with flautist Marina Piccinini (left), violinists Henning Kraggerud and Ning Feng, violist Paul Neubauer, cellists Desmond Hoebig and Richard Bamping, pianist Shai Wosner and the Shanghai Quartet playing works by Beethoven, Brahms and Schubert. Jan 16, 8pm, HK City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$180-HK$360 Urbtix. Inquiries: 3518 7290

16 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Ning Feng's Paganini

Andreas Delfs conducts violinist Ning Feng (left) and the HK Philharmonic Orchestra performing Sierra's Fandangos, Paganini's Violin Concerto No 1 and Beethoven's Symphony No 7. Oct 7-8, 8pm, HK Cultural Centre, 10 Salisbury Rd, TST, HK$120-HK$320 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2721 2030

2 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Two weeks ahead

Today

Big Easter Music Feast 2011 at Shore

HK Dance Awards 2011 at Kwai Tsing Theatre

Hop opens

Red Riding Hood opens

Source Code opens

Friday

B Traits at Volar

Off Screen begins at Cultural Centre

Mrs Tu Hau at HK Arts Museum

21 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Two weeks ahead

Today

3D Sex & Zen: Extreme Ecstasy opens

Concert for Japan at Four Seasons Hotel

Honey at The Grand Cinema

Jacky Cheung opens at HK Coliseum

The Script at Kitec

Friday

Choreographic Showcase 2011: Inspired by the 5 Elements begins at Cultural Centre

14 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Joanne Ooi, CEO, Clean Air Network

1. Viva la Vida - Coldplay

This was a massive commercial hit, but who cares? I love its sad yet uplifting momentum. When you do what I do every day, throwing 500 things against the wall and hoping one sticks, canned hope in the form of a very catchy tune goes a long way.

2. Time to Pretend - MGMT

3 Apr 2011 - 12:00am

Dragon Double

Dragon Double Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Cultural Centre Concert Hall Reviewed: Nov 12

16 Nov 2010 - 12:00am

Pick of the week

Benjamin Schmid Plays Beethoven Ariel Zuckermann conducts the Austrian violinist (right) and the HK Sinfonietta playing works Rossini's William Tell Overture, Beethoven's Violin Concerto in D and Shostakovich's Symphony No 9 in E-Flat. Jul 10, 8pm, City Hall, 5 Edinburgh Place, Central, HK$120-HK$280 Urbtix. Inquiries: 2836 3336

4 Jul 2010 - 12:00am

My playlist Paul Lewis, classical pianist

1. Die Sch?ne M?llerin - Schubert

Schubert manages to convey the inner meaning of the text in music. He paces the emotional journey of the miller boy to perfection.

2. Symphony No 4 - Beethoven

The first Beethoven symphony I got to know, and still one of the freshest pieces of music I've heard.

23 May 2010 - 12:00am

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