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    An eclectic triumph

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 11/12/2017

    » Four years after its inception, the Feroci Philharmonic Winds of Silpakorn University's Faculty of Music is no longer a stranger to Thai audiences. After performing countless concerts, last week at the Main Hall, Thailand Culture Centre, the Feroci Philharmonic hosted a concert to honour His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun and to express gratitude to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej.

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    Classically Thai

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 23/11/2017

    » The number of Thai classical musical repertoires, compared to those of our Southeast Asian neighbours, is still small. In Thailand's classical music circle, there are two types of music that encapsulate Thai identities or demonstrate nationalism: the first is original contemporary compositions based on traditional Thai music elements, while the second includes arrangements of traditional Thai songs which originally were composed by the late kings of Thailand and old masters from the past.

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    Music fit for a Queen

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 29/08/2017

    » Under the baton of National Artist Rear Adm Veeraphan Vawklang, The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra (RBSO) last week performed "Thai Classical Music" to celebrate Her Majesty Queen Sirikit's 85th birthday at the Main Hall of the Thailand Culture Centre. The programme consisted of works from different genres that reflected Her Majesty's great benevolence to the country during the reign of the late King Bhumibol.

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    Soulful, sad, but celebratory

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 11/07/2017

    » Chulalongkorn University Symphony Orchestra expressed the university's deepest gratitude to the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej with the remarkable concert "In Praise Of The Musical King". Through the music that signified heartfelt compassion to the late king for his contribution, troops of musicians devoted the afternoon programme on July 2 to remember his kindness. Behind the meaningful music, the performance also symbolised and expressed the sorrow for the country's great loss after the king's passing last October.

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    A soulful remembrance

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 29/12/2016

    » The Royal Bangkok Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Vanich Potavanich led musicians, soloists and choruses to deliver a heartfelt programme "Tribute To The Supreme Artist Concert" in remembrance of the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej on Dec 21. The performance full of grace and lamentation attracted audiences of all ages, as well as expatriates and music lovers at the Main Hall, Thailand Culture Centre.

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    Narongrit to premier new Asean-inspired piece

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 19/07/2016

    » This Thursday, composer Narongrit Dhamabutra will premier his new piece, Quintet For The Spirits Of Asean, to be performed by the top-notch musicians of the Pro Musica Ensemble. The performance, open to the public free of charge, will take place at 6pm at the Music Hall, Art and Culture Building at Chulalongkorn University.

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    Groundbreaking music seminar: Integrating theory into practice

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 26/07/2016

    » Since 1992, The Thailand Research Fund (TRF) has developed several programmes to support research in sciences, technology, social sciences and humanities. Each year, more than 1,600 research projects are approved. In 1995, the prestigious TRF Senior Research Scholar Award was established. It is based on well selected and rigorous searches for outstanding scholars from different fields of study. The TRF Research Award has been presented to many scholars of various disciplines who possess integrity, as well as national or international standard of achievement.

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    Memorable recital by the Ashkenazy duo

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 24/05/2016

    » Pianist-conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy, one of the most prominent and beloved legends in the classical-music world, returned to Bangkok last week with his pianist-son, Vovka Ashkenazy. The father and son have been travelling and performing together, and they made a quick stop in Bangkok to give a successful two-piano recital at Thailand Culture Centre. The father Ashkenazy, 79, was here a few decades ago to perform a solo recital at the AUA auditorium. (The building no longer exists, but the story of that remarkable recital is well-remembered.)

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    The wonderful musical playground

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 04/02/2016

    » No longer a stranger on the scene, Sunrise String Orchestra has rapidly become one of the prominent amateur string orchestras due to its constant development and achievements.

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    A decade of memories through song

    Life, Tretip Kamolsiri, Published on 27/10/2015

    » The choral music community in Thailand has been steadily growing over the past few decades. Besides concerts performed by different chorus groups, including those of university students and privately-funded groups, other activities such as workshops, seminars, competitions and conferences have been held to improve the skills and enthusiasm of the Thai choral society.

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