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South China Morning Post

Trailblazing Korean pianist returns to share his admiration of Beethoven with Hong Kong
South China Morning Post
Seong-Jin Cho is a rising star of classical music. He won the International Chopin Piano Competition in 2015, the first South Korean to do so, at the age of 21. This brought him immediate global attention and soon he was playing in the world's best ...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 23:06

Wolfgang Zuckermann, whose DIY kit fueled a harpsichord revival, dies at 96
The Boston Globe
WASHINGTON — For some 200 years, the harpsichord was king. The Baroque composers J.S. Bach, George Frideric Handel, and Domenico Scarlatti all wrote sonatas, suites and solo works for the instrument, a rich-sounding keyboard in which strings are ...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 19:57


Review: MSO – Beethoven 5, Hamer Hall
Karina Canellakis conductor. Beethoven's 5th Symphony needs no introduction. It's four opening notes seem to have made their way, by osmosis, into the brains of the most unacquainted novices. So how is it that such a familiar piece of music is still ...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 18:04

Radio New Zealand

Bella Hristova & Michael Houstoun play Beethoven
Radio New Zealand
The first of three programmes from Chamber Music New Zealand's 'Beethoven Festival' in which Bella Hristova and Michael Houstoun play all of Beethoven's Violin Sonatas. Michael Houstoun and Bella Hristova Photo: RNZ/Tim Dodd. Bulgarian violinist ...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 16:53

Daily Sabah

Talented French pianist to perform on Istanbul stage
Daily Sabah
French pianist Lucas Debargue, one of the rising stars of classical music, will be at İş Sanat with his rich repertoire from W. A. Mozart to F. Poulenc. He will accompanied by the Basel Chamber Orchestra, known for their inspiring performances. "No ...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 16:05

Review: Eighth Blackbird star of well-planned, executed Eugene Symphony program
The Register-Guard
Using the Bach concerto as a prelude to Higdon's multiple-soloist concerto made perfect sense, as did the conductor's decision to use W. A. Mozart's Six German Dances, K. 571 as a lead-in to Leonard Bernstein's 1944 ballet, “Fancy Free.” In his ...

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 13:11