Andrea Sim

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    Andrea Sim is the music director and principal conductor of the klpac String Orchestra. A seasoned orchestral violinist, she has led and played solo with numerous orchestras and plays regularly with various chamber groups. Andrea graduated with first class honours on a full scholarship from UCSI University’s Institute of Music with a Bachelor of Classical Music (Hons) degree.

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky (1840-93) was born in Votkinsk, a town in Russia’s Ural Mountains. Now regarded as one of the greatest composers of the Romantic period, his life almost took a very different turn.

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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    Ludwig van Beethoven

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    Johann Sebastian Bach

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    Frédéric Chopin

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    Franz Schubert

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    Franz Joseph Haydn

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    Antonio Vivaldi

    Antonio Vivaldi (1678-1741) was born in Venice, Italy in the Baroque period. He was a composer ahead of his time, which is evident from...


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