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Review | Pianist Alexander Ullman’s Rach 3 with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta skilfully brings out the concerto’s emotional depth

British soloist makes light of the technical challenges of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 3 in a performance marred by Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s rhythmic imprecision and limited dynamic range.

British soloist makes light of the technical challenges of Rachmaninov’s Piano Concerto No 3 in a performance marred by Hong Kong Sinfonietta’s rhythmic imprecision and limited dynamic range.

Pianist Alexander Ullman’s Rach 3 with the Hong Kong Sinfonietta skilfully brings out the concerto’s emotional depth
22 Nov 2021 - 7:59PM
Review | Recital of Scarlatti and John Cage piano sonatas by David Greilsammer throws up intriguing questions

Pianist’s programme of sonatas by two composers from very different eras invites the audience to ‘find points of comparison and similarity’, he says. It did so, but left some unanswered questions.

Pianist’s programme of sonatas by two composers from very different eras invites the audience to ‘find points of comparison and similarity’, he says. It did so, but left some unanswered questions.

Recital of Scarlatti and John Cage piano sonatas by David Greilsammer throws up intriguing questions
7 Sep 2021 - 11:15AM
Review | Hong Kong Philharmonic’s uplifting Beethoven 7th Symphony under Jaap van Zweden’s baton gets 2021/22 season under way

Orchestra begins its 2021/22 season with a sublime performance of Beethoven’s violin concerto with concertmaster Jing Wang as soloist, and an uneven but ultimately uplifting rendition of his 7th symphony.

Orchestra begins its 2021/22 season with a sublime performance of Beethoven’s violin concerto with concertmaster Jing Wang as soloist, and an uneven but ultimately uplifting rendition of his 7th symphony.

Hong Kong Philharmonic’s uplifting Beethoven 7th Symphony under Jaap van Zweden’s baton gets 2021/22 season under way
6 Sep 2021 - 3:50PM
Review | Musica Viva’s compelling Norma on opening night in Hong Kong needed greater balance between the opera leads

Musica Viva’s compelling Norma at Hong Kong City Hall had its high points, but occasionally over-dominant voices and a venue not designed for opera held it back.

Musica Viva’s compelling Norma at Hong Kong City Hall had its high points, but occasionally over-dominant voices and a venue not designed for opera held it back.

Musica Viva’s compelling Norma on opening night in Hong Kong needed greater balance between the opera leads
5 Jul 2021 - 6:38PM