December 14, 2010

A Tale of Two Mahlers..

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A Tale of Two Mahlers..

The long awaited week was finally here, with masterclasses, a concert, and a solo performance by musicians from “one of the world’s best orchestras”. After about eleven days and many sell-out concerts in Abu Dhabi, Perth and Sydney, the Berliner Philharmoniker arrived in Singapore for their last two concerts of…

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February 10, 2010

DisconTENt – a review

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DisconTENt – a review

A friend of mine once said, “The thing about these amateur same-instrument ensembles, especially guitar ensembles, is this – you can immediately pick out the few good players. Then all the others are simply there to fill the space.” And so I attended this concert, wanting to test the credibility…

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