Classical Music Asia


Performers Practise Calming Nerves At 13th Open Recital

September 1, 2016
Performers Practise Calming Nerves At 13th Open Recital

Classical Music Asia’s 13th Open Recital was a small one, it being held at Lakeview Studio in Puchong on 26 July 2014 – the weekend before Hari Raya. Still, all performers made good use of the public performance platform to practise calming their nerves while playing in front of a live audience. Program 1....
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12th Open Recital Hits 1st Anniversary Milestone

September 1, 2016
12th Open Recital Hits 1st Anniversary Milestone

Classical Music Asia’s 12th Open Recital, held on 29 June 2014 at Lakeview Studio in Puchong, marked its first anniversary as a public performance platform. Set up to provide classical music students with the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience thereby gaining confidence and perfecting performing skills, Open Recital has been...
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11th Open Recital Features Many Gifted Youngsters

September 1, 2016
11th Open Recital Features Many Gifted Youngsters

Classical Music Asia’s 11th Open Recital, held on 31 May 2014 at Lakeview Studio in Puchong, saw many gifted youngsters perform on their instruments with flair and confidence. It featured eight solo performances and a string quartet whose members, as its name implied, were aged 14, 15, 16 and 17 respectively. Program 1. Soh...
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KL Chamber Group Debuts At 10th Open Recital

September 1, 2016
KL Chamber Group Debuts At 10th Open Recital

CMA’s 10th Open Recital, held on 29 March 2014 in Lakeview Studio in Puchong, was a packed affair with members of the audience coming in from off the street. It also saw the debut of the KL Chamber Group, a string ensemble led by Ahmad Aliff. Program 1. Soh Kwee Tung (violin) Camille Saint-Saëns:...
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9th Open Recital Sees Many New Talents

September 1, 2016
9th Open Recital Sees Many New Talents

CMA’s 9th Open Recital, held on 22 February 2014 at Lakeview Studio in Puchong, featured some brilliant performances. Program 1. Chong Jing Ting (piano) Alberto Ginastera : Danza de la Moza Donosa 2. Koo Li Yee (violin) Kenneth Teh (piano) Jules Massenet : Meditation from Thaïs 3. Chai Zi Qing (piano) Muzio Clementi :...
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8th CMA Open Recital Moves to New Home

September 1, 2016
8th CMA Open Recital Moves to New Home

Classical Music Asia’s Open Recital has moved to a new home with its 8th installment. Held on 25 January 2014 at Lakeview Studio in Puchong, Open Recital #8 featured nine solo performances and an ensemble. Program 1) Lee Zi Xuan (violin) Kenneth Teh (piano) Oskar Rieding : Concerto in B minor, Op.35 (1st &2nd...
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Trial Run for Open Recital At Lakeview Studio

September 1, 2016
Trial Run for Open Recital At Lakeview Studio

Classical Music Asia (CMA) held a trial Open Recital session on 8 January 2014 at a private studio in Puchong. Lakeview Studio is part of the Frontier Learning Centre, which belongs to the Phua family. Mr and Mrs Phua have generously offered to host CMA so that Open Recital can continue to help classical...
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7th Open Recital Draws In The Crowds

September 1, 2016
7th Open Recital Draws In The Crowds

A lot of talent came through the door at the 7th CMA Open Recital, held on 30 November 2013 at Pipers Cafe in Mont Kiara. Program 1. Alyssa Chong Wei Yee (violin) Johann Sebastian Bach : Minuet in G major 2. Sacha Perrin & Eva Marchais (violin duet) Ludwig van Beethoven – Violin concerto...
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6th Open Recital A Trial Run For Exams, Auditions

September 1, 2016
6th Open Recital A Trial Run For Exams, Auditions

Many performers at the 6th CMA Open Recital were preparing for their music practical exams and some for auditions. Held in Pipers Cafe in Mont Kiara on 26 October 2013, this month’s program has been one of the longest so far. Program Jeremy Khoo (piano) Scarlatti : Sonata in B minor Scarlatti : Sonata...
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5th Open Recital Compact And Sweet

September 1, 2016
5th Open Recital Compact And Sweet

The 5th CMA Open Recital, held on 28 September 2013 at Pipers Cafe in Mont Kiara, was ‘compact and sweet’ with a relatively short program that was nevertheless full of talent. Program 1. Ranen Chan Dejun (violin) Ferdinand Küchler : Allegro moderato from concertino in D Major Op. 15 played in the style of...
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Japanese Concert Pianist Delights At The 4th Open Recital

September 1, 2016
Japanese Concert Pianist Delights At The 4th Open Recital

The 4th Open Recital, held in Pipers Cafe in Mont Kiara featured a very packed program with three ensemble performances and the impromptu participation of international concert pianist Hiroko Sato, who delighted all present with two Chopin favourites. Program 1. Natasha Lim (piano) Jingpo Shan Ge – arranged by Zhang Zhao Frédéric Chopin :...
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Open Recital #3 – 27 July 2013

August 28, 2016
Open Recital #3 – 27 July 2013

Program 1. Andrea Sim (violin) accompanied by Audrey Siew Fritz Kriesler : Praeludium and Allegro 2. Chen Hong Ze (violin) accompanied by Lee Jia Jie Jules Massanet : Meditation from Thaïs 3. Wong Hui Lee (vocal) accompanied by Andrea Sim Franz Schubert : Ave Maria 4. Samantha Khoo Wei Ning (piano) Edvard Grieg :...
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2nd Open Recital Draws Performers From Far And Near

July 13, 2013
2nd Open Recital Draws Performers From Far And Near

Classical Music Asia’s second Open Recital@Pipers, held on 30 June 2013, attracted performers from all over Malaysia and Singapore and featured a varied program consisting of a guitar quartet, a trombone quartet, a violin-cello duet, a piano duet, and solo piano, violin and cello. “I think that CMA’s Open Recital is now establishing a...
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Musicians Inspire Each Other At Open Recital

June 1, 2013
Musicians Inspire Each Other At Open Recital

Classical Music Asia (CMA) held its first Open Recital last Sunday with a packed house. Pipers Café filled up quickly that afternoon as people streamed in to listen to 10 young classical music students perform pieces that ranged from the romantic to the heroic. Open Recital is a community project aimed at providing classical...
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Sexual Abuse At UK’s Specialist Music Schools

May 23, 2013
Sexual Abuse At UK’s Specialist Music Schools

Sexual abuse in UK’s specialist music schools hit the headlines earlier this year. Police investigations are on going and more victims may yet emerge from the woodwork to speak out about their experience. In February, violinist Frances Andrade killed herself halfway through the trial that convicted Michael Brewer, former director of music at the...
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Open Recital #37 is on:

Date: 19 Nov 2017
Time: 3 pm
Venue: British International School of Kuala Lumpur (BSKL)

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