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Alice Sara Ott and the universal language of music

“In music, it doesn’t matter what nationality you have. It is more important what you want to say and who you are. With music, I was welcomed everywhere. We were talking in a language above all this hate and racism” … Continue reading

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Lang Lang plays Rachmaninoff in Sydney, Australia

Through the pages of history, we have often found talent among humanity that transcended our thoughts, changed our perceptions and fuelled our imagination. In recent times in sport, we witness the talent and artistry of Roger Federer on the tennis … Continue reading

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Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, Opus 21 (2nd movement)

The second movement of Chopin’s piano concerto begins with the strings and woodwind leading the piano into arguably one of the most beautiful passages of music ever written. This concerto was composed in 1830 when Chopin was 20 years old … Continue reading

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Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor

There is something about this piano concerto that fuels my emotions no matter how many times I listen to it. Perhaps it’s the grandeur and passion of its dark haunting melodic lines or the stark contrast of beautiful colours between … Continue reading

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