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SSO Subscription Concert: Nadia Sirota • Nico Muhly Viola Concerto
Synopsis

Pioneering violist Nadia Sirota and composer Nico Muhly both belong to the trailblazing Icelandic record collective, Bedroom Community - “a lightning rod at the juncture where the ambition of classical music meets the aesthetics of indie music." (Pitchfork). Muhly’s Viola Concerto (2014), written for and dedicated to Nadia, is a spellbinding work whose roots began in their student days at The Juilliard. The Manhattan connection continues through another alumnus, the venerated Finnish composer Einojuhani Rautavaara (1928-2016), who wrote the mesmerising Manhattan Trilogy for the school’s centenary.

Hannu Lintu, conductor
Nadia Sirota, viola

RAUTAVAARA Manhattan Trilogy
NICO MUHLY Viola Concerto
SCHUMANN Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120

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17 Apr 2019, 10am

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24 Apr 2019, 10am

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Duration

Approximately 2 hours
 

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The Vienna Philharmonic’s Principal Flute, Karl-Heinz Schütz, is our remarkable soloist in the beautiful Flute Concerto by 19th century German composer Carl Reinecke. Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong continues to make great strides internationally, as Chief Conductor of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra in Germany, and debuting with such illustrious names as the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, New York Philharmonic and St Petersburg Symphony Orchestras. Kahchun returns to Singapore to conduct the glowing beauty of Rachmaninoff’s grand Second Symphony.Kahchun Wong, conductorKarl-Heinz Schütz, fluteCARL REINECKE Flute Concerto in D major, Op. 283RACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 2 in E minor, Op. 27You may also like:Martin Grubinger • The Tears of Nature
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Younglings, younglings - gather ‘round. Powerful murmurs in the Force, I sense. Music, great music is coming! Its energy surrounds us and binds us. Luminous beings are we, not crude matter. Join us in this concert, you must. Yes, hrrrm!Christopher Dragon, conductorJohn WilliamsMusic from the Star Wars films, including the Main Title, Leia's Theme, Imperial March, Across the Stars, Duel of the Fates, March of the Resistance, The Rebellion is Reborn, Yoda's Theme and many more.You may also like:SSO Pops: To Broadway, With Love
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Inspired by beauty, love and longing, the young and upcoming Chinese tenor Long Long presents an afternoon of French and Italian love songs. Follow his voice in aria and air, accompanied by Malaysian pianist Tengku Irfan, and revel in the sublime poetry of heartache and heartbreak. Love, the strange gracefulness of everything you say.Long Long, tenorTengku Irfan, pianoCARDILLO Core 'ngratoCILEA È la solita storia del pastore from L'arlesianaDE CURTIS Non ti scordar di meFAURÉ Chanson d'Amour, Op. 27 and Après un rêve from Trois melodiesGOUNOD Salut demeure chaste et pure from FaustLEHÁR Dein ist mein ganzes Herz from Das Land des LächelnsMASSENET Ouvre tes yeux bleus from Poème d'amourTOSTI Ideale and L'ultima canzone VERDI Non t'accostare all'urnaYou may also like:Songs of NostalgiaThe Maltese Tenor
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Renowned Sheng virtuoso Wu Wei leads the SSO on a journey from East to West and back again, in an unmissable demonstration of the ancient Chinese instrument’s phenomenal capabilities. Prepared to be transported aloft with Eastern and Chinese favourites, alongside transcriptions of Baroque classics. Virtuosity, poetry, nostalgia – the endless sound of the Sheng.Wu Wei, shengJoshua Tan, conductorMusicians of the SSOYAN HAI DENG 闫海登Tunes of Jin Opera 晋调MAO YUAN 茅沅 arr. STEENBRINK Dance of the Yao People 瑶族舞曲ZHANG JING PING 张靖平 Celebratory Harvest 庆丰收J.S. BACH arr. STEENBRINK Andante from Violin Sonata No. 2, BWV 1003VIVALDI arr. WU WEI & STEENBRINK La FoliaHUANG RUO 黃若 The colour yellow (2007) Pastoral Song 牧歌 [a Mongolian Folk Song 内蒙古民]CHONG KEE YONG [commissioned by the SSO] Remembering the Old Fishing Village 老渔港的回忆NIE ER 聂耳 arr. WU WEI Dragon Dance 金蛇狂舞You may also like:Cello EscapadesSongs of Nostalgia
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Written for the phenomenal Martin Grubinger, The Tears of Nature is a percussion concerto by prominent contemporary Chinese composer Tan Dun, celebrating the human spirit in its endeavour to live, fight and dance with nature.The SSO and American conductor Robert Spano also pay tribute to the esteemed late British composer-conductor Oliver Knussen (1952-2018), and conclude the concert with Rachmaninoff’s soulful Third Symphony, music of nostalgic melancholy with a tantalising whiff of modernity.Robert Spano, conductorMartin Grubinger, percussionKNUSSEN The Way to Castle YonderTAN DUN The Tears of NatureRACHMANINOFF Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 44You may also like:Kahchun Wong & Karl-Heinz Schütz
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"[Zhang's] aim for lightness, transparency and directness yields poetic results."GramophoneMozart’s 24th Piano Concerto is one of the most revered gems in the repertory, admired even by Beethoven and Brahms. Danish conductor Thomas Dausgaard leads us in this concert starring acclaimed Chinese pianist Zhang Haochen, one of the youngest winners of the prestigious Van Cliburn Competition. Bruckner’s popular Fourth Symphony paints a picture of Wagnerian Romanticism, of castles touched by the dawn, knights on the hunt and the magic of the forest.Thomas Dausgaard, conductorZhang Haochen, pianoMOZART Piano Concerto No. 24 in C minor, K.491BRUCKNER Symphony No. 4 in E-flat majorYou may also like:Steven Osborne Plays MozartMasato Suzuki - Inspired by Leipzig
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