The Power of Music to Disturb

Musica@Menlo co-founders Wu Han & David Finkel(Photo: courtesy, Music@Menlo-photo by Ashley Pinnell)
Musica@Menlo co-founders Wu Han & David Finkel(Photo: courtesy, Music@Menlo-photo by Ashley Pinnell)

Music@Menlo is about performance, but also about discussion and discovery

The daily Cafe Conversations at Music@Menlo offer attendees an opportunity to mingle with artists and invited guests of the festival, exchange ideas, and delve into a variety of subjects.

Read The power of music to disturb (Music@Menlo)

Five times winner of the ECHO Klassik Prize makes Music@Menlo debut

British violinist Daniel Hope showcases great 19th century violinist Joseph Joachim.

Read Hope floats (Music@Menlo.com)

Now THAT’S using your head!

China’s Guangdong acrobatic troupe brought down the house recently with a unique take on Tchaikovsky’s timeless classic…dancing while balanced on someone’s head!

Read China’s breathtaking Guangdong acrobatic troupe (The Telegraph)

Watch the Guangdong acrobatic troupe’s Swan Lake

Musical Pirates

Digital thieves are stealing the income of Placido Domingo and musicians the world over.  The Spanish tenor (turned occasional baritone) has turned from operatic piracy in his latest role as a privateer in Verdi’s “Simon Boccanegra,” to real-life pirate catching.

Read Domingo joins battle against music piracy (Bloomberg.com)

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