April 21, 2014

Back to Bach – A Review

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Back to Bach – A Review

An edited version of this article appeared in the Straits Times on 21 April 2014 with the heading ‘Powerful Performance Back to Bach’. Back to BachKenneth Hamilton, pianoEsplanade Recital Studio/Sunday Natalie Ng Because he played a programme full of lesser-known composer Alkan’s works at his recital last year, Scottish virtuoso…

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January 13, 2014

Four Sides to a Concert – Critics take on Fou Ts’ong’s Mozart

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Four Sides to a Concert – Critics take on Fou Ts’ong’s Mozart

It all started out with an email from the PianoManiac sometime last October, suggesting that “all of us write a review of the Mozart Concerto played by Fou Ts’ong, and see if we agree or differ,” after finding out that all four of us were attending the performance. We were to…

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November 13, 2012

Of drama, the night, and a fish.. – a review

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Of drama, the night, and a fish.. – a review

As part of the festivities surrounding the Leeds International Piano Competition held earlier this year, the Hallé Soloists performed a small chamber concert at the Clothworkers Centenary Concert Hall this evening, jointly organized by the university and Friends of the Leeds International Piano Competition. On the programme tonight was the…

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