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More passion in Classical Music concerts please!

During a recent classical music concert, I was listening  to a song recital and admit to being rather underwhelmed by the lack of passion in the performance.  I know the world of art song very well. For years I coached singers and gave song recitals as a pianist. I know the repertoire back to front […]

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Niu Niu and the child prodigy

The child prodigy is not a new phenomenon. We have had them throughout history. Take Mozart and Mendelssohn for example, both of whom wrote music and performed at an exceptionally high level from a very young age. Musical child prodigies are fascinating. How is it that they can master a skill to a level that […]

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