December, 2014

Composers > Anecdotes > Heinrich Schütz: - Historia of the Birth of Jesus Christ -
by Georg Predota | December 30th, 2014

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Sometimes it is easy to hate Johann Sebastian Bach! Not because of his abrasive and authoritative personality and certainly not because of his glorious compositions, but for the way that our familiarity with his works gets in the way of [...] more >>

Blog > Musical Fairytales - New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic
by Georg Predota | December 30th, 2014

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New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic

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In the morning of New Year’s Day 2015, roughly 60 million viewers in 90 countries worldwide will turn on their television to watch the New Year’s Concert of the Vienna Philharmonic. That kind of marketing success is normally reserved for [...] more >>

Artists > Interviews > Orion Weiss is discovering the new – and mastering the old
by Oliver Pashley | December 29th, 2014

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You could say that the debut of Orion Weiss at the Hong Kong International Chamber Music Festival has been long-anticipated – over two years in the waiting. Plans to appear at the 2013 Festival were rearranged due to the birth [...] more >>