Author: Chay Choong


Concert Preview: NUS Symphony Orchestra: Reverence

By Chay Choong and Keong Jo Hsi Late last year, a chance reading of an article about an aspiring pianist’s dreams so moved a conductor that he immediately invited her to perform his favourite piano concerto...

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Life on the Alto Clef: An interview with Max Mandel, violist

If you love a mellow, rich sound, then the viola is the right instrument for you. More and more people approach me, after I play in concerts, and tell me that they love the sound of the viola. And they always seemed surprised, saying things like, “Oh I love the sound of the viola, but I don’t hear enough viola music.”

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