VCH PRESENTS ANGELA HEWITT (SSO)
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VCH PRESENTS ANGELA HEWITT (SSO)
Synopsis
J.S. BACH Partita No. 1 in B-flat major, BWV 825
J.S. BACH Partita No. 4 in D major, BWV 828
SCARLATTI Selected Keyboard Sonatas
RAVEL Sonatine
CHABRIER Bourrée fantasque

Acclaimed pianist Angela Hewitt, best known for her Bach interpretations, showcases her prowess in Bach's Partita No. 1 and 4, among the last of his keyboard suites to be composed. The programmes also includes Ravel's Sonatine and Emmanuel Chabrier's Bourrée fantasque, cited as "one of the most exciting and original works in the whole literature of French piano music".

The VCH Presents series showcases some of the finest musicians through diverse programmes which transcend boundaries.
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Getting to Victoria Concert Hall:

By car: Parliament House carpark, The Adelphi carpark, Supreme Court carpark, National Gallery carpark

By bus: Bus Stop No. 02181 (Supreme Court)

                195, 961

                Bus Stop No. 02029 (opposite Singapore Cricket Club)

                75, 100, 107, 130, 131, 167

By train: City Hall station, Raffles Place station (North-South (red) or East-West (green) line)

Recommended dining options in the vicinity:

Aura Restaurant, Aura Sky Lounge, EMPRESS, National Kitchen By Violet Oon Singapore, Odette, Olivia Cassivelaun Fancourt, O’ Parl Café, Padang Café, Privé, Saha Signature Indian Restaurant & Bar, Smoke & Mirrors, Timbre, Yàn

 

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