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April 22, 2024

Istana Budaya MOTAC launches 2024 cultural program. Music Press Asia
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Malaysia

Malaysia Cultural Palace Launches 2024 Program, Visits Malacca

In a dazzling display of cultural richness and artistic fervor, the Cultural Palace of Malaysia – Istana Budaya – has unfurled its eagerly awaited 2024 cultural programs. At its recent launch ceremony and press conference, Istana Budaya, under Malaysia’s Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC), announced its latest products itemising The National Symphony Orchestra (OSK), The Malaysian Traditional Orchestra…

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SSO amazing changes following 2022. Music Press Asia
Singapore

Singapore Symphony Orchestra Appoints New Executive

Effectively from Jan 1, Mr Kenneth Kwok takes over as chief executive of the Singapore Symphony Group (SSG) as Chng Hak-Peng steps down on Dec 31 to spend time with family and thereafter returning to the private sector. The 49-year-old first joined the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) as a volunteer in 2008, working pro bono on strategy and organisational change…

Harbin Is UNESCO’s Music City

Original press release As this winter’s ice and snow festival is around the corner, the century-old Harbin Symphony Orchestra and Harbin Ballet have produced a large number of excellent plays…

Harbin is UNESCO Music City. Music Press Asia
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Medici TV To Livestream Singapore International Violin Competition

Original Press Release medici.tv, the world’s leading classical music channel, is proud and delighted to be partnering with the Singapore International Violin Competition. Starting December 1st, 2022, medici.tv will broadcast…

Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music to host 2022 Violin Competition. Music Press Asia
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Contemporary Classical Music

Gayageum For The Modern Day Audience

On translating a classical instrument for the appreciation of the modern audience, Hey String – a gayageum trio from South Korea – answers Taiwan Beats questions on topics of popularization…

Gayageum trio Hey Strings at World Music Fest Taiwan. Music Press Asia
Japan

Midori’s Debut Anniversary at Suntory Hall a Homage to Isaac Stern

Starting tonight and until Saturday, the Suntory Hall Special Stage will present a performance by Japanese classical violinist Midori. Midori will commemorate the belated anniversary of the legendary violinist and arts advocate Isaac Stern and dedicate her performances between Tuesday and Saturday at Suntory Hall…

Midori 40th debut anniversary at Suntory Hall. Music Press Asia
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