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What’s in My Violin Case | Yena Choi

What’s in my Violin Case: Yena Choi

Australia, China, UK, USA – the list of performance destination for rising violinist Yena Choi is ever-growing – and thanks to her stylish Instagram account: @yenachoiviolin – we too can follow along as she documents the journey of her instrumental sidekick.

With an on-the-go lifestyle comes just one limitation: the amount of items she can take along with her. Herbert asked Yena to share with us the essential items in her case that assist her on tour, with an insight into her hectic albeit charming lifestyle as an orchestral musician. read more

Devonté Hynes

Herbert Spotlight | Devonté Hynes

Herbert Spotlight | Devonté Hynes 

Herbert had to create a new type of feature to showcase the amazing work that Dev Hynes / Devonté Hynes / Blood Orange has just created. 

Photo by Bella Howard.

Dev / Devonté Hynes aka. Blood Orange has just finished an artist residency at NumeroVenti,– a studio in Florence for contemporary art and design development. The studio is also open to local and international artists for co-living and studio working space  read more

5 best classical music playlists

Herbert Picks: 5 Best Classical Music Playlists

Herbert Picks: 5 Best Classical Music Playlists

Herbert has been asked countless times to suggest ‘good’ classical music playlists.

Your wish is my command. So here we go: 5 best classical music playlists that we’re listening to at Herbert HQ right now.  

  1. Headphone Commute Daily 

Curated by: The author behind the brilliant Headphone Commute

What to expect? 

Good and broad selection of modern classical & electronic music. Mellow, calming – perfect for bathtime. 

Follow Headphone Commute on Spotify here  read more

Borough New Music

Herbert Reviews: Borough New Music

Herbert Reviews: Borough New Music 

Ladies and gents, Herbert has found a gem.  

Are you ready? Ok:

 

Borough New Music | Follow here

What? Free (1 hour) lunchtime concerts every Tuesday 1pm showcasing contemporary classical music.  

9 ‘Series’ of music from October ’17 – June ’18   

122 composer | 49 performers | 37 premiers  

Fulll info on the 9 series here

Where? St George the Martyr Church, Borough High Street, London SE1 1JA

Closest Tubes: Borough / London Bridge read more

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