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News Cambodia » Music: A ‘Requiem’ for Cambodian Genocide Victims Wants to Help Bring ‘Peace to the World’

News channel or source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/asian-america/requiem-cambodian-genocide-victims-wants-help-bring-peace-world-n811116
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Composer Him Sophy had just premiered his 2008 opera “Where Elephants Weep,” about a Cambodian-American music producer who returns to Cambodia and falls in love, when he started to think about what his next composition would be. He ultimately settled ...

News Cambodia » Music: Music with a vision

News channel or source: https://www.bangkokpost.com/lifestyle/social-and-lifestyle/1343271/music-with-a-vision
Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

"I feel bad because if people do not preserve the dying music, they should not make it even worse," said Kong, referring to the Cambodian long-necked, stringed traditional musical instrument chapey dong veng -- a dying tradition in Kong's home country.

News Cambodia » Music: THE Voice Cambodia star San Sreylai has been killed by her ex-husband.

News channel or source: http://www.ok.co.uk/celebrity-news/1207040/the-voice-cambodia-star-finalist-shot-dead-ex-husband-san-sreylai-killed
Publication date: hursday 19 October 2017

And since she became a part of The Voice, the husband kept quarrelling with her. After appearing on The Voice, Sreylai had been working on music with Cambodian record label Hang Meas.

News Cambodia » Music: Bangsokol review: Moving experience as Cambodia's pain laid bare

News channel or source: http://www.smh.com.au/entertainment/music/bangsokol-review-moving-experience-as-cambodias-pain-laid-bare-20171014-gz15hx.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

As for Sophy's music, this made for an impressive homogeneity where both instrumental sources melded easily, the composer making splendid use of the chamber ensemble's strings and Yuko Tomonaga's harp as both a complement to and support of the Cambodian ...

News Cambodia » Music: Requiem for Cambodia

News channel or source: http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/musicshow/requiem-for-cambodia/9046172
Publication date: Friday 13 October 2017

Composer Him Sophy was a child under Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge regime and is in to discuss his composition along with Philoeun Prim from Cambodian Living Arts which commissioned the requiem. Music excerpts heard in this segment are from rehearsals of Bangsokol ...

News Cambodia » Music: China's Plan to Buy Influence and Undermine Democracy

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2017/10/china-cambodia-infrastructure-myanmar-rohingya-trump-xi-jinping/543168/
Publication date: Wednesday 18 October 2017

In Cambodia, for example, China hasn’t slowed its investments ... “Such criticism from the West must be music to the ears of Chinese security planners, who are rattled by Burma’s recent drift from a close relationship with China toward improved ...

News Cambodia » Music: Three days of rock, pop & folk music at Purana Qila

News channel or source: https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/events/delhi/three-days-of-rock-pop-folk-music-at-purana-qila/articleshow/61080226.cms
Publication date: Saturday 14 October 2017

"Most people rarely get to see bands from countries like Myanmar, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, Indonesia. The festival has given an opportunity to these bands to share the stage with masters of Indian music like Papon, Raghu Dixit and Shankar ...

News Cambodia » Music: The Voice Cambodia star San Sreylai shot dead in murder-suicide

News channel or source: http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/voice-cambodia-star-san-sreylai-shot-dead-murder-suicide
Publication date: Sunday 15 October 2017

A former finalist on The Voice Cambodia was shot dead by her estranged husband at ... Since competing on The Voice, Sreylai had been making music under the record label and production company Hang Meas. This is the second high-profile murder-suicide ...

News Cambodia » Music: Rithy Panh - BANGSOKOL - A requiem For Cambodia

News channel or source: http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/french/en/audiotrack/rithy-panh-bangsokol-requiem-cambodia
Publication date: Friday 13 October 2017

Bangsokol is the first major symphonic work to address this legacy of pain and will premiere at Melbourne Festival before performances at the Brooklyn Academy of Music and Philharmonie de Paris. The 1970s saw an entire generation of Cambodian artists torn ...

News Cambodia » Music: Myanmar band joins ASEAN-India Music Festival

News channel or source: http://www.mizzima.com/lifestyle-news/myanmar-band-joins-asean-india-music-festival
Publication date: Friday 06 October 2017

The ASEAN-India Music Festival will witness eclectic performances by musicians of 10 enigmatic bands from member states of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) (Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore ...