August 27, 2014

Chamber.Sounds presents New Chamber Operas – A Review

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An edited version of this review was published in The Straits Times on 28th August 2014 with the title ‘Sweet Sounds of Chamber Operas’. New Chamber Operas Chamber.Sounds Esplanade Recital Studio Last Tuesday Local contemporary ensemble Chamber.Sounds had their beginnings in Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts in 2005, and have…

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May 19, 2014

On Stones, Sand and Light… Questions with Quinnuance, Composers’ edition 2014

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On Stones, Sand and Light… Questions with Quinnuance, Composers’ edition 2014

Last friday, this resident kaypoh caught up with the composers of Quinnuance over brunch to find out about their upcoming concert which happens on the 30th of May.  Hello guys! The last time we spoke was this time last year when you had your concert ‘looking deep into our roots’….

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May 15, 2009

Of Bruch and Bernstein…

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This article was submitted in partial fulfillment of the Music Criticism component for my BA(Hons) degree course. I couldn’t post it until now because it had to be marked and graded first. Enjoy (: “The orchestra plays mechanically, using mechanical energy; the conductor just moves his hands, and his movements…

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