Posts Tagged ‘Kuala Lumpur’


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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Shades of NAKKEERAN Concert

Shades of NAKKEERAN Concert

There will be a treat for all Tamil music fans come 28th January 2012 at Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) at Sentul Park. Nakkeeran is a Malaysian singer, song composer and songwriter who currently lives near London. Read more »

At A Plank Bridge

At A Plank Bridge

We have often heard our grandparents talk about their experience during the World War II in Malaysia – how the Japanese ruled our country with an iron fist, the cruelties and the harsh times that they faced during that time and how thankful they are to be able to enjoy living in a peaceful country now. Despite the harshness of it, many still seem to be inspired by the stories and the lessons that can be learnt from it. Although movies like Band of Brothers, Saving Private Ryan, Empire of the Sun and Schindler’s List makes an interesting watch, it also gives the viewers a glimpse of how life was during that time.

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Antara by Hamidi Hadi

Antara by Hamidi Hadi

The subject of art is a really interesting topic. Everything about it is open for debate… from the hidden meanings behind each of the artist’s paintings to the most appropriate sum to pay for a work of art. Even the interpretation of the finished masterpiece is open for discussion, as different people can have different opinions and feelings about the same piece.

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Birdian Quartet and Sax Friends

Birdian Quartet and Sax Friends

When one thinks of saxophone music, one of the first things that comes to mind is Kenny G. For years, Kenny G has entertained us with many of his wonderfully relaxing and entertaining smooth saxophone pieces. Though saxophone music may not be very much in style these days, its music never fails to evoke a sense of peace to those who hear it.

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