June, 2013

Composers > Love > The Cowherd’s Tower - Paul Hindemith and Gertrud Rottenberg I
by Georg Predota | June 30th, 2013

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Paul Hindemith and Gertrud Rottenberg I

Paul Hindemith: String Quartet No. 3 in C major, Op. 16 The attentive and regular reader of my “In Love” column has surely come to understand that when it comes to musicians, artists and composers, love might not be the [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > A Vision of Eternity - Schubert’s String Quintet
by Georg Predota | June 29th, 2013

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Schubert’s String Quintet

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Franz SchubertString Quintet in C major, Op. 163, D. 956(Stern, Casals, Tortelier, Schneider, Katims) (1956) In the autumn of 1822, Franz Peter Schubert (1797-1828), a quiet, shy, gentle and introverted man of short stature, contracted syphilis. Affectionately called “Schwammerl,” a [...] more >>

In Tune > Sciences > The Frailty of a Genius: Frederic Chopin
by Desiree Ho | June 27th, 2013

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For many years people believed that Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849) had died from tuberculosis. Not only was he known for his chronic coughs, breathlessness and haemotypsis (coughing out blood), ‘tuberculosis’ was also cited as the cause of death on his death [...] more >>

Forgotten records > Rimski-Korsakov – Stravinsky
June 27th, 2013

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Rimski-KorsakovShéhérazade, Symphonic Suite from “The Arabian Nights”, Op. 35 StravinskyThe Firebird Suite (1919) Performed by Walter Goehr, conductor Orchestre Philharmonique Néerlandais Recorded in 1955 Rimski-Korsakov: Shéhérazade, Op. 35 – Festival at Baghdad. The Sea. The Ship Breaks against a Cliff [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge

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Date: 2013/08/15 Time: 8PM Venue: Concert Hall, HK City Hall Presenter(s): LCSD Artist(s): The Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, Stephen Cleobury, Margaret Yim, Hong Kong Virtuosi   Programme:   MozartMozartSchubertHaydnVivaldi Venite PopuliEpistle Sonata, K244Psalm 23Kleine OrgelmesseGloria   Details | Ticketing