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DAYANG NURFAIZAH: A CELEBRATION OF 15 YEARS IN MUSIC ( NOVEMBER 3, 8.30PM) Don’t miss this night of soulful tunes. Malaysia’s R& B princess and her smooth vocals will light up the Dewan Filharmonik Petronas with songs tracing her journey from 1999, when she burst onto the music scene. RACHMANINOFF ROCKS! (NOVEMBER 8, 8.30PM & NOVEMBER 9, 3PM) Enthusiasts of Russian music and culture will appreciate an entire evening of Sergei Rachmaninoff. Conducted by Michael Francis, this poetic journey begins with a riveting performance of “The Rock”, which then flows into the legendary composer’s last concerto, the “Piano Concerto No.4”, ending with the heartfelt “Symphony No. 3”. BIG NIGHTMARE MUSIC (NOVEMBER 21 & 22, 8.30PM) New talents arrive on our shores brimming with powerful classical music skills and pure comedy. Violinist Aleksey Igudesman and pianist Hyung-ki Joo spread laughter around the world with their amusing theatrical performances that include sketches fitted around a symphony orchestra piece such as “Mozart Bond” and “Alla Molto Turca”. www.mpo.com.my
Michael Francis conducts Rachmaninoff Rocks!