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Wouldn’t it be lovely if we learn to listen to music, and also to what each other has to say? Maybe it could lead to mutual understanding, to empathy, to compassion and perhaps, even love for each other in a shared community.

Big words, but no one said we couldn’t dream.
 
 
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Red Bean Concert Series

Inspired by the Hot Chocolate concerts organised by Ivan Fischer and the Budapest Festival Orchestra as well as the Berliner Konzerthausorchester’s Mittendrin series, Kahchun has started a series of inclusive performances with a Singaporean flavour - the Red Bean concert.

Each performance is sensory-friendly and suitable for children from all backgrounds and their families. The finale? A bowl of heartwarming and nutritious red bean soup for audience and musicians alike.

 
 

The Straits Times

Children get to enjoy classical music concert,
many for the first time

SINGAPORE - About 60 children - some from low-income backgrounds and others with disabilities - gathered at what is believed to be Singapore's first inclusive concert at the Kebun Bahru Community Centre in Ang Mo Kio.

The Red Bean Concert is part of a music education initiative called Project Infinitude 2018 that was co-founded by Mr Wong. It was inspired by similar concerts in other countries where children with developmental disabilities and their families are able to express themselves in classical music concerts, he said.

Read the article in full here.