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May 26, 2022

Yuja Wang recorded Mendelssohn piano concerto with Kurt Masur. Music Press Asia
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Deutsche Grammophon Released Yuja Wang & Verbier Festival Recording

YUJA WANG (piano) and Kurt Masur (conductor) released music composed by Verbier Festival GOLD and Deutsche Grammaphon. The second Verbier Festival Gold release features Yuja Wang in an all-Mendelssohn album with two performances from 2009. The album distributed by DG Records features the composer’s first piano concerto with Kurt Masur conducting the Verbier Festival Orchestra, followed by the Piano Sextet…

How Do We Keep Indian Rhythms Alive?

The rich language of the tabla has always been an introspective expression of the Hindustani classical music sector. Most prevalently exported from the Indian subcontinent, this pair of twin hand…

Tabla player Kousic Sen Artist in residence Milap. Music Press Asia

Yellow Label DG Signs Bruce Liu On World Piano Day

Deutsche Grammophone announced the signing of an exclusive agreement with Bruce Liu, recently, on World Piano Day. Winning the International Chopin Piano Competition last fall has changed Bruce Liu’s life…

Bruce Liu wins Chopin piano competition. Music Press Asia

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HK Philharmonic Ochestra Chamber Music Series. Music Press Asia
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A Bassoon Affair

In a collaboration with HKU MUSE, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is showcasing a twist to what the Bassoon, a classical woodwind instrument, can do to impress. The concert, happening this Sunday afternoon [3:00 on, 24 October], will be showcasing the bassoonists of the HK Phil. This season, the concerts are particularly curated to spotlight the various sections of the…

BBC Proms 2021: The 7 Best Events To Watch

The BBC Proms returns to the Royal Albert Hall this year for a summer of live music, as it has done every year since 1941. Carrying the Covid-19 theme, one prom – the…

The BBC Proms, after playing to an empty hall last year, will host audience at full capacity and unsocially distanced in 2021. Music Press Asia.
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Harbin: The Music City of the Future

Harbin, the capital of HeiLongJiang, is a city situated in the northernmost province of China. During the late 19th century, it was widely known as the commercial and industrial hub most…

Harbin, Music City of the Future. Music Press Asia. Image by Hufton+Crow.
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Praised by The New York Times as “eminently cultured” and possessing “sheer incisiveness and power”, Malaysia conductor, composer and pianist Tengku Irfan makes routine appearance at Malaysian Philharmonia Orchestra. Irfan…

Music Press Asia: Tengku Irfan performs Ravel and Schumann with Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra in Kuala Lumpur Malaysia.
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