Harper’s Bazaar (Malaysia) - - The Culture -

SARAH CHANG & THE MPO ( FE­BRU­ARY 28, 8.30PM & MARCH 1, 3PM) Once a child prodigy, Sarah Chang is a gifted vi­o­lin­ist. At the ten­der age of five, she was ac­cepted into the pres­ti­gious Juil­liard School. She re­turns to Kuala Lumpur to awe us with Dvorák’s Vi­o­lin Con­certo. DANNY ELF­MAN’S MU­SIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BUR­TON (MARCH 6 & 7, 8.30PM) The col­lab­o­ra­tions be­tween com­poser Danny Elf­man and direc­tor Tim Bur­ton cul­mi­nate in a night of epic film scores per­formed by the Malaysian Phil­har­monic Orches­tra with John Mauceri as con­duc­tor. VI­ENNA IN HOL­LY­WOOD (MARCH 13 & 14, 8.30PM) Grammy, Tony, and Olivier Award-win­ner, John Mauceri is un­de­ni­ably a con­duc­tor ex­traor­di­naire. This month, he will de­light mu­sic lovers with a pro­gramme of seven works by five com­posers who spent their lives in Hol­ly­wood and in Vi­enna – or both. Did you know that more than a few leg­endary Hol­ly­wood scores were com­posed by tal­ents from Vi­enna?

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