Articles in "Music"

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Artists in the Time of Social Distancing: Terri Lyne Carrington

1. How would you describe your daily life in the time of self-isolation? My daily life has been busier in self-isolation than it was before. I have more meetings and correspondences, and the projects that I’m working on take up more time, so it’s challenging and sometimes stressful. ...

Artists in the Time of Social Distancing: Rudresh Mahanthappa

1. How would you describe your daily life in the time of self-isolation? I think that the word "unbalanced" sums it up. My kids are quite young: 7 1/2 and almost 4. In many ways, it has been amazing to spend this much time with them. However, I have had little time to do anything else, including making or even thinking about music. There is hardly ever a moment of silence in our household outside ...

Fly Higher: Charlie Parker @ 100 Takes Off

Miles Davis once said that he could encapsulate the history of jazz in just four words “Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker”. ...

Sibelius and <i>Kullervo</i>

"I would not wish to tell a lie in art …… But I think I am now on the right path. I now grasp those Finnish, purely Finnish tendencies in music less realistically but more truthfully than before", says Sibelius in regard to Kullervo. This epic piece precipitates his new, modern Finnish style in ways that were to inform the rest of his career....

2018 HKAF Festival PLUS: Full Programme Revealed!

Emerge from the Festival's concert halls and theatres and follow Festival PLUS on a journey across the unique spaces of Hong Kong. The array of activities on offer will enrich your Festival experience, allowing you to delve deeper into the creative process behind the performances, gaining new insight and perspective while engaging with the artists who create the magic on stage. ...