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Come dive into significant instrumental masterpieces written in the 18th century by two iconic composers, Johann Sebastian Bach and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, who led extraordinary lives, and told remarkable stories of faith and joy through their music. Programme of the evening includes Bach's Orchestral Suite No. 3 with the well-loved Air, and Violin Concerto in A minor featuring Kimberlyn Wu; Mozart's Symphony No. 40, "Great G minor", one of his final symphonies and crowning achievements, and Exultate, jubilate with soprano Teng Xiang Ting. This concert is presented by the Hallelujah Chambe...
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3 Nov 2021, 9am
3 Nov 2021, 10am
Approximately 1 hour, no interval
Rating / Age Limit
- Rating: General
- No admission for infants in arms and children below 5 years old
- Children 5 years and above must purchase ticket for entry
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance
Late Seating Advisory
- Please be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
- There will be no admission into the venue once the performance has commenced.
- Admission may only be permitted during a suitable pause, depending on the nature of the performance.
Photography / Video Recording Rules
- No photography, video recording and audio recording is allowed for this event.
Zhang Tong, John (conductor)
The music director of Hallelujah Chamber Orchestra, Zhang Tong, John, performs and teaches cello. John studied at the NUS Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music with Professor Qin Li-Wei and had opportunities to learn from Aldo Parisot (Professor of Music at Yale University and former member of the Juilliard School) and world renown soloist Jian Wang. Performance wise, he was the guest principal cellist with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra in 2011 and continued to perform with them as a freelancer. John was the conductor of the Kids' Philharmonic Orchestra from 2013 to 2018 and is currently pursuing his Master of Church Music in choral conducting at the Singapore Bible College, School of Church Music.
Teng Xiang Ting (soprano)
Singaporean soprano Teng Xiang Ting formally began her studies in vocal performance in 2014 at the Royal Northern College of Music ("RNCM"). After graduating with a Masters of Music Performance (Distinction) and Postgraduate Diploma (Distinction), she moved to Switzerland and continued her training at the Swiss Opera Studio in Biel.
Xiang Ting made her operatic debut singing the main role of Adina in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore, the title roles of Alcina (Alcina), Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Norina (Don Pasquale), the Governess (Turn of the Screw), Ilia (Idomeneo), Mimi (La Boheme), Papagena and Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), Parasha (Mavra), Rosalinda (Die Fledermaus), and Eurydice (Orpheus in the Underworld).
As a soloist in oratorios, her performances include Mahler's Fourth Symphony, Mozart's Requiem, Mozart's Vesperae solennes de confessore, Handel's Messiah, Brahms' Requiem, Haydn's Creation, Haydn's Nelson Mass, Haydn's Little Organ Mass, Gounod's Messe solennelle de Sainte Cécile, and Vivaldi's Gloria.
Hallelujah Chamber Orchestra
The Hallelujah Chamber Orchestra (HCO) was formed in January 2019 under the auspices of Hallelujah Oratorio Society (HOS). Being a part of HOS, HCO aligns with the mission of "Promoting Church Music to Glorify God and Edify Man" and aims to hone musicians in the aspects of musical excellence and spiritual growth.
HCO held its first concert at the Esplanade Recital Studio in Dec 2019, performing Mendelssohn's String Symphony no. 10, Mozart's Divertimento in D major K136, orchestra arrangements to Christian songs and the Christmas Canticles, a choral suite composed by Benjamin Harlan.
Audiences are to comprise no more than 2 persons per group, in line with the prevailing group size limit. There should be no physical interaction or mixing between groups.
all audience members must be either: (i) fully vaccinated; (ii) recovered from COVID-19; or (iii) have obtained a negative result on a Pre-Event Test taken in the past 24 hours before the expected end of the event.
Children aged 12 and below who do not have a valid negative Pre-Event test result, must only be in the same group as other children in their household. However, they can be in the same group as other individuals aged 13 years and above who are either: (i) fully vaccinated; (ii) recovered from COVID-19; or (iii) have obtained a negative result on a Pre-Event Test taken in the past 24 hours before the expected end of the event.
Audience members must be masked.