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The music of his mind: Walter Boudreau celebrates the contemporary

Walter Boudreau is not given to understatement.

So when the 67-year-old artistic director of the Société de musique contemporaine du Québec in Montreal says he has an “atypical musical background,” he means it. 1,089 more words

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Mahler and Rachmaninoff: A Beginner's Guide

As our end of year Symphony Orchestra concert at Cadogan Hall is fast approaching, we thought we’d give you a bit of context about the pieces being performed: Rachmaninoff’s… 407 more words


The Holy Trinity According to Bach

A standard joke among seminarians and first-year priests is that the “newbie” is traditionally assigned the sermon on Trinity Sunday, as any attempt to explain the Holy Trinity (“three in one and one in three”) always ends up in a revolving circle. 285 more words

Variations on a Theme by Paganini - Lutoslawski

I met this beautiful piece of music today, thought I should share.

Lutoslawski’s Variations on a Theme by Paganini for Two Pianos. Performance by Argerich and Kissin.



Currently Playing: Elgar Cello Concerto

Taking a break from studying because it feels like my brain has hit saturation point and might just explode if I read anymore… Anyway here’s Wang Jian’s rendition of Elgar Cello Concerto with the BBC Phil in Beijing! 133 more words