Posts Tagged ‘KLCC’


MPO Chamber Concert

MPO Chamber Concert

It is that time of the month again where chamber music lovers can head on to Dewan Filharmonik Petronas and enjoy great performances by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Players. For the month of January 2012, the orchestra will be performing four pieces from renowned musicians.

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Tribute to the Queen of Instruments

Tribute to the Queen of Instruments

One of the many interesting things about some of the old churches in Malaysia, other than its remarkable architecture, is the organ that sits behind the altar. This keyboard instrument is played with its own keyboard and is operated either with the hands or with the feet. Though the instrument may look similar to those who are not musically inclined, there is actually three different types of organs – pipe organs, electronic organs and mechanical organs. Pipe organs uses the wind that is moving through the pipes to produce the sounds. An electronic organ generates electronically produced sounds through one or more loudspeakers whereas mechanical organs are controlled by mechanically by things like pinned barrels or book music.

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Glassy Bar & Grill – Dining With Moola

Glassy Bar & Grill – Dining With Moola

While Penang rules the roost as the street food capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur has built up a reputation of having a more cosmopolitan flavour, offering its inhabitants and visitors a potpourri of dishes and delights to choose from. I had the opportunity to discover an exciting hangout spot that offers great North Indian cuisine right in the heart of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre thanks to Moola, the first ever homegrown Cash-Back Lifestyle programme by ICT Utopia.

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Culinaire Malaysia 2011

Culinaire Malaysia 2011

Good food never gets stale, great food is unforgettable. Today, 20th of September marks the beginning of the 10th edition of Culinaire Malaysia, an event that showcases the best of Malaysia’s culinary arts as well as food and beverage service skills. As we all know, a lot of hard work and effort goes into producing a great food experience, and this event is dedicated to the pursuit of greatness in the culinary arts.

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MASiF 2011

MASiF 2011

For those who missed last year’s Music, Arts, Style and International Festival (MASiF) which was held at Pavilion, Kuala Lumpur, fret not because this year’s MASiF will be held from the 15th till 17th September 2011. The venue for this three day festival will be Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) this time around. The event will start off with ‘Let’s MASiF’, where visitors will get to enjoy performances that reflect the current happenings in the world of contemporary music, art and style. Day two, entitled ‘One MASiF’ touches on the diversity of Malaysian culture whereas day three, entitled ‘Massive MASiF’ will feature successful international Malaysians and selected regional artists, singers, musicians and designers sharing their passion in their field.

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Baroque Bon-Bons

Baroque Bon-Bons

Baroque music is a style of Western Classical music spanning from 1600 to 1750. Some of the famous composers during this era include Johann Sebastian Bach, George Frideric Handel, Antonio Vivaldi, Arcangelo Corelli, Claudio Monteverdi and Henry Purcell. It was during this time that the composers and performers used more elaborate musical ornamentation, introduced changes to the musical notation and established new ways of playing musical instruments. Baroque music can be divided into three periods; early baroque music (from 1600-1654), middle baroque music (from 1654-1707) and late baroque music (1680-1750).

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