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Music Reviews: Brian Lisik and the Unfortunates – ‘We’re Sorry…’ and Thor Platter – ‘Take Time’

Straight-ahead but rough-edged and with quirky lyrics, Lisik's songs are self-aware with a sometimes tongue-in-cheek attitude but nonetheless soaked in real feeling.

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Theatre Review (Singapore): Open Homes: ‘When Mother Music Comes to Tea’ by Khir Johari

2017’s Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) is offering a plethora of interactive programmes whereby audiences are invited into personal spaces, homes, and kitchens of home owners who then entertain the participants with private stories and/or food. One such programme was When Mother Music Comes to Tea, presented by Khir …

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Music Review: Isabelle Faust, Freiburger Barockorchester – Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, Symphony No. 5, Hebrides

What we hear on this recording is a virtuoso who makes it all sound easy, who draws deeply felt emotion and faery-dust thrills from her instrument with a feeling of effortlessness.

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Concert Review: Jazz and Chihuly, Songs of Protest and Reconciliation at New York Botanical Garden

By the conclusion of the evening, the storm and rain had stopped and the audience had been refreshed and uplifted by the program's embodiment of the evolution of freedom into forgiveness, reconciliation, and love.

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