Kitri: Sisters are doin' it for themselves

Music Jul 17, 2019

Kitri: Sisters are doin' it for themselves

by Patrick St. Michel

Monami Kida can't remember the last time she had an argument with Hinano, her younger sister and partner in the classical-meets-pop project Kitri. "It might have been a disagreement regarding the order of the songs we would play live," Monami, better known as Mona, says. ...

Czechs present lost music composed by Mozart and Salieri

Music Feb 18, 2016

Czechs present lost music composed by Mozart and Salieri

by Karel Janicek

Rumors are that Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Antonio Salieri were archenemies. But a recently discovered piece shows they could work together. The Czech Museum of Music presented on Tuesday a rare piece of music composed in three parts by Mozart, Salieri and an unknown composer, ...

Chopin competition winner focuses on art

Music Nov 20, 2015

Chopin competition winner focuses on art

by Keijiro Ohata

These days the road to fame often starts with a viral video on YouTube, but Korean pianist Seong-jin Cho took the classic route — he won a music competition. The 21-year-old winner of the international Frederic Chopin piano competition, told the press at the Polish ...