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MPO Chamber Concert

January 24, 2012 at 12:00 pm

It is that time of the month again where chamber music lovers can head on to Dewan Filharmonik Petronas and enjoy great performances by the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra Chamber Players. For the month of January 2012, the orchestra will be performing four pieces from renowned musicians.

One of the pieces that will be performed is from Heitor Villa-Lobos, a brilliant Brazilian composer who was described as the most significant creative figure in 20th century Brazilian art music. His music is largely influenced by both Brazilian folk music and the European classical tradition. The MPO Chamber Players will be performing ‘Chorus No. 4‘. Another piece that will be performed that night is Hoffmeister’s Solo String Quartet No. 3 in D Major. Franz Anton Hoffmeister was a German composer and music publisher. Hoffmeister was one of the pioneers in the music publishing businesses, having established one of Vienna’s first of this kind of business in 1785.

MPO Chamber Concert is scheduled to start at 6.30 pm on 31st January 2012

Jean-Baptiste Loeillet was a Flemish baroque composer who also performed on the recorder, flute, oboe and harpsichord. He is called the London Loeillet, so as to distinguish himself from another famous composer. The MPO Chamber Players will be performing the Trio Sonata for Flute, Oboe and Basso Continuo. The last piece, Piano Trio in A Minor, is a piece composed by Joseph-Maurice Ravel, a French composer who was famous for his melodies, orchestral and instrumental textures and effects.

Tickets for this performance are priced at RM 20 for all seats. Patrons who are attending the event are required to observe the dress code, which is Smart Casual. Performance is scheduled to start at 6.30 pm on 31st January 2012. For more information and ticket purchases, please log on to the website here.

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