August, 2016

Artists > Interviews > Building a Sound: An Interview with the Takács Quartet
by Maureen Buja | August 31st, 2016

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Ahead of their appearance in Hong Kong, we caught up with the Takács Quartet and asked them a few questions about their long career and what they saw for the future. Takács Quartet is Edward Dusinberre, first violin; Károly Schranz, [...] more >>

Blog > The Best Classical Music To Listen To While Studying
by Emily E. Hogstad | August 31st, 2016

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Whether you’re a newbie or a lifelong connoisseur, all classical music fans agree: some pieces work better as background music than others…especially when we’re studying! A Mahler symphony is powerful in the concert hall, but in the study hall, its [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > ‘Classical and Romantic Journey’ by Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra

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Date: 2016/9/24 Time: 8PM Venue: Auditorium, Yuen Long Theatre Presenter(s): LCSD Artist(s): Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Yip Wai-hong, Lio Kuokman, Dami Kim Programme: GershwinBizetBeethovenSarasateSarasateBernstein Rhapsody in BlueCarmen Suite No. 1Romance in F, Op. 50Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20Carmen Fantasy, Op. 25Overture [...] more >>

Events > in Hong Kong > ‘Classical and Romantic Journey’ by Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra

standard ‘Classical and Romantic Journey’ by Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra

Date: 2016/9/23 Time: 8PM Venue: Auditorium, Sha Tin Town Hall Presenter(s): LCSD Artist(s): Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, Dr. Yip Wai-hong, Lio Kuokman, Dami Kim Programme: GershwinBizetBeethovenSarasateSarasateBernstein Rhapsody in BlueCarmen Suite No. 1Romance in F, Op. 50Zigeunerweisen, Op. 20Carmen Fantasy, Op. [...] more >>

Composers > Inspiration > Antonín Dvořák: - Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra - in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191
by Georg Predota | August 30th, 2016

standard Antonín Dvořák: Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191

With his Cello Concerto in B minor, Op.104, Antonín Dvořák created one of the all-time greatest works in the genre. Yet curiously, Dvořák had written in 1865, “The cello is a beautiful instrument, but its place is in the orchestra [...] more >>