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SSO Subscription Concert: Masato Su...
Eminent Japanese conductor-composer-harpsichordist-organist Masato Suzuki leads a multi-composer programme, all linked to Leipzig, great city of western classical music. Singapore-based pianist Albert Tiu stars in not one but two soloist showcases expounding Schumann’s irrepressible Romantic spirit and Chopin’s youthful poetry.Masato Suzuki, conductorAlbert Tiu, pianoBACH (orch. STOKOWSKI)Toccata & Fugue in D minor, BWV 565SCHUMANN Introduction & Allegro appassionato for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 92CHOPIN Variations on "Là ci darem la mano"BACH (orch. Masato Suzuki)Wenn wir in hochsten Noten seinMENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 5, Op. 107 "Reformation"You may also like:SSO Gala: Seong-Jin ChoVCHpresents Organ: Organ, Omakase
SSO Red Balloon Series: Penderecki ...
Two living legends ‘live’ in Singapore: Poland’s greatest living composer, Krysztof Penderecki (b.1933) conducts the SSO in his own compositions, while horn legend Radovan Vlatković takes on the solo for the composer’s dazzling Horn Concerto. Known for his ingenious scoring, dark orchestral timbres, wild terror and neo-Romantic mysticism that has influenced many contemporary film composers, this is a rare opportunity to watch Penderecki impart his musical wisdom in person.Krysztof Penderecki, conductorRadovan Vlatković, hornPENDERECKI"Adagio" from Symphony No. 3Horn Concerto "Winterreise"Symphony No. 2You may also like:The Genteel Horn of Mr HanNadia Sirota • Nico Muhly Viola Concerto
SSO Gala: Kavakos Plays Korngold
“Jaw-dropping virtuosity"San Diego Union-Tribune on Leonidas KavakosTwo highly respected masters - of the baton and of the bow - return to Singapore in this unmissable concert. The virtuoso Greek violinist Leonidas Kavakos with Korngold’s tuneful, Hollywood-inspired Violin Concerto; while veteran Austrian maestro Hans Graf conducts Tchaikovsky’s masterpiece, the epic Pathétique Symphony.Hans Graf, conductorLeonidas Kavakos, violinDVOŘÁK Scherzo CapricciosoKORNGOLD Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 35TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 6 in B minor, Op. 74 "Pathétique"You may also like:A Farewell for Tasmin LittlePhilippe Quint • The Red Violin
SSO Pops: To Broadway, With Love
Come on along and listen to the glorious songs from Broadway!The Singapore Symphony Orchestra performs unforgettable melodies from your favourite musicals from the Great White Way, including the absolute best music from The Sound of Music, The King and I, The Lion King, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, amongst others.Be charmed at an exuberant evening filled with great overtures, show stopping ballads, finger snapping, toe-tapping tunes and thrilling 11 o’clock numbers performed by distinguished vocalists coupled with the lush sound of a full symphonic orchestra.Gerard Salonga, conductorYou may also like:SSO Pops: The Music of Star Wars
Esplanade Presents | Classics Staa...
ProgrammeBeethoven Piano Concerto No.5Brahms Symphony No.2 The Staatskapelle Dresden, led by Principal Guest Conductor Myung-Whun Chung and joined by award-winning South Korean pianist Sunwook Kim, presents an elegant evening of classical music by Beethoven and Brahms.Founded by Prince Elector Moritz von Sachsen in 1548, the Staatskapelle Dresden is one of the most celebrated and oldest orchestras in the world and is thus steeped in tradition. Over its long history, many distinguished conductors and internationally celebrated instrumentalists have left their mark on this one-time court orchestra. Previous music directors include Heinrich Schütz, Johann Adolf Hasse, Carl Maria von Weber, Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner, who called them his “Miraculous Harp”. It is also the only orchestra to be awarded the “European Prize for the Preservation of the World’s Musical Heritage” by the European Cultural Foundation.Myung-Whun Chung began his musical career as a pianist, winning second prize at the Tchaikovsky Piano Competition in Moscow in 1974, and has been Principal Guest Conductor of the Staatskapelle Dresden since 2012. He has conducted some of the world‘s leading orchestras, including the Berliner Philharmoniker, Wiener Philharmoniker and Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. The South Korean conductor has been the recipient of many honours and prizes for his artistic work, including the Premio Abbiati and the Arturo Toscanini prize in Italy and the Légion d’Honneur (1992) in France.Lauded as one of the finest of his generation, South Korean pianist Sunwook Kim came to international recognition when he won the prestigious Leeds International Piano Competition at the age of 18 in 2006, becoming its first Asian winner. Since then, he has performed as concerto soloist with some of the world’s leading orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, NHK Symphony, and the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra for his BBC Proms debut. He has received outstanding reviews for several of his recordings, which include works by Beethoven and Brahms.
President's Young Performers Concer...
The young but already international award-winning Singaporean guitarist Kevin Loh was talent-scouted by The Yehudi Menuhin School via his YouTube Channel when he was only 12 and subsequently awarded a grant by The Rolling Stones to study at the prestigious music school. Since then, his extraordinary musicality has won him numerous international accolades and invitations to perform around the world. The President's Young Performers Concert 2019 is pleased to present Kevin Loh in the guitar favourite, the Concerto de Aranjuez.Joshua Tan, conductorKevin Loh, guitarMENDELSSOHN The Fair Melusina Overture, Op. 32RODRIGO Concerto de AranjuezREGER Variations and Fugue on a Theme of Mozart, Op. 132
The Genteel Horn of Mr Han
You are cordially invited to savour Mozart’s elegant Horn Concerto No. 2, presented by our Principal Horn, Han Chang-Chou in this 80-minute concert without intermission. Accompanying this fine work: the courtly dances and genteel musings of French Baroque master Jean-Baptiste Lully and orchestral dramatist extraordinaire Richard Strauss, each taking their turns casting the wry humour in Molière’s satire on social pipe dreams.Darrell Ang, conductorHan Chang-Chou, hornLULLY Overture and Dances from Le Bourgeois gentilhommeMOZART Horn Concerto No. 2 in E-flat major, K. 417 R. STRAUSS Le Bourgeois gentilhomme, Op. 60You may also like:Penderecki Conducts Penderecki
SSO Subscription Concert: Follow th...
Richard Tognetti is Artistic Director and Leader of the superlative Australian Chamber Orchestra. In this unique programme, he stars as both violin soloist and conductor in a kaleidoscopic myriad of French inspirations which he has arranged for solo violin and strings, before directing Mozart’s magnificent Jupiter Symphony from the first chair.Richard Tognetti, lead violinDEBUSSY (arr. Tognetti)The Girl with the Flaxen HairThe Interrupted SerenadeRAVEL (arr. Tognetti)Two Hebrew MelodiesRAVEL (arr. Grainger)The Valley of BellsRAVEL (arr. Tognetti)Blues and Perpetuum mobile, from Violin Sonata No. 2 in G majorMOZART Symphony No. 41 in C major, K.551 "Jupiter"You may also like:Fauré: Cantique et Requiem
SSO Subscription Concert: The Jusse...
The talented, blonde, blue-eyed Dutch brothers, Lucas and Arthur, are a fresh byword for double-piano fare, and their presentation of the charming K.365 Mozart concerto is sure to delight. Guest conductor Gabriel Bebeselea presents the Asian premiere of the Pastorale by his great Romanian compatriot, Enescu. Rediscovered only in 2017 and prepared for performance by Bebeselea himself, it is an intriguing partner to Beethoven’s beloved Pastoral Symphony.Gabriel Bebeselea, conductorLucas & Arthur Jussen, pianosMOZART Concerto No. 10 for 2 pianos, K.365ENESCU Pastorale-Fantaisie for Small Orchestra (Asian Premiere)BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 6 in F major, Op. 68 “Pastoral”You may also like:Steven Osborne Plays MozartZhang Haochen Plays Mozart
SSO Subscription Concert: Akiko Suw...
"Noble playing“The Times on Akiko SuwanaiThe highly regarded Japanese violinist Akiko Suwanai is not only one of the top violinists today, but also plays one of the finest violins in existence, the 1714 “Dolphin” Stradivarius previously owned by no less than the legend among violin legends, Jascha Heifetz. Hear this inimitable pairing in Mozart’s lyrical Violin Concerto No. 3, alongside Romantic classics by Mendelssohn and Brahms, directed by eminent maestro Mario Venzago.Mario Venzago, conductorAkiko Suwanai, violinMENDELSSOHN Calm Sea and Prosperous Voyage, Op. 27MOZART Violin Concerto No. 3 in G major, K.216BRAHMS Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 73You may also like:Scottish Fantasy • Rachel Barton Pine
SSO Subscription Concert: Fauré: Ca...
One of the foremost choral conductors today, Stephen Layton brings you an evocative lineup of two ethereal classics by Fauré. They surround a brief but poignant pairing of Britten’s playful Simple Symphony and Estonian composer Arvo Pärt’s threnody of sorrow for the English composer. A fascinating programme of inspiration, hope, respite and consolation.Stephen Layton, conductorJassy Husk, sopranoZhou Zhengzhong, baritoneSingapore Symphony Children's Choir & Ladies of the Youth ChoirFAURÉ Cantique de Jean Racine, Op. 11BRITTEN Simple Symphony, Op. 4PÄRT Cantus in memory of Benjamin BrittenFAURÉ Requiem in D minor, Op. 48You may also like:Red Balloon: Moonrise and AuroraChorus of the Planets
VCHpresents Chamber: French Connect...
Lynnette and Gulnara, two familiar faces of the SSO, come together in this enchanting evening of French musical poetry. Fauré's elegant Piano Quartet shares the atmosphere of perfumed lyricism with Ravel’s well-known miniature harp concerto played in its original chamber form. Massenet’s heavenly Meditation from Thaïs needs no introduction, but be prepared to revel in the evocative verses from Debussy’s narrative settings from Les Chansons de Bilitis.Lynnette Seah, violinGulnara Mashurova, harpMusicians of the SSODEBUSSY Les Chansons de BilitisRAVEL Introduction and Allegro for Harp, Flute, Clarinet and String Quartet, M. 46MASSENET Meditation from Thaïs for Violin and String EnsembleFAURÉ Piano Quartet No. 1, Op. 15You may also like:Follow the LeaderIntimate Moments: From West to East 乐享时光: 从西至东Miloš Karadaglić - Here Comes the Sun
SSO Christmas Concert at the Esplan...
Get into the mood for Christmas with Associate Conductor Joshua Tan and the SSO as they bring you glittering musical treasures for the yuletide season, complete with the ever-popular carol sing-a-long!Joshua Tan, conductorSingapore Symphony ChorusesYou may also like:SSO National Day ConcertSSO Pops: The Music of Star WarsSSO Pops: To Broadway, With Love
Resounding Classics 《经典回响》
This September, City Chinese Orchestra presents Resounding Classics, a one-evening-only showcase of enduring orchestral classics which popularised the modern Chinese orchestra in the 20th Century. Under the baton of music director and Cultural Medallion recipient Dr. Tay Teow Kiat, the Orchestra breathes life into the evocative compositions by the great masters of Chinese orchestral music. The Orchestra will perform seminal orchestral pieces such as The Great Wall Capriccio, Dance of the Yao Tribe, and The Gada Meilin Symphony. Soloist Wang Guiying takes the stage in the erhu concerto Parting of the Newlyweds, while guzheng maestro Yin Qun captures General Yue Fei’s bitterness and sorrow in The Lament at Lin’an. City Chinese Orchestra’s Principal Tay Soon Dee performs with his young protege, Beverly Goh, in a delightful dizi duet, A Joyful Reunion.In Resounding Classics, City Chinese Orchestra showcases its unique strengths in interpreting tunes steeped in Chinese tradition, and celebrates its 45-year journey as a home-grown Singaporean orchestra with a distinctive presence on the world stage.Repertoire: The Great Wall Capriccio - Liu Wenjin In Memoriam: Guan Yu - Gu Guanren Dance of the Yao Tribe - Liu Tieshan, Mao Yuan, arr. Peng Xiuwen The Gada Meilin Symphony - Xin Huguang, arr. Liu Wenjin Parting of the Newlyweds - Zhang Xiaofeng, Zhu Xiaogu The Lament at Lin’an - Lin Jiliang, arr. He Zhanhao A Joyful Reunion - arr. Feng Zicun, Fang Kun
VCHpresents Chamber: Love and Longi...
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
VCHpresents Chamber: Endless Sound ...
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
VCHpresents Chamber: Songs of Nosta...
Last seen at the Singapore Symphony’s acclaimed 2018 semi-staging of La bohème as Marcello, the emerging Chinese baritone Zhou Zhengzhong returns for a solo recital with Singaporean pianist Lim Yan. Join them in this programme of heartfelt opera arias, contrastingly paired with Chinese songs of nostalgia and longing for home.Zhou Zhenzhong, baritoneLim Yan, pianoLU ZAI YANG 陆在易 & YU YOU REN 于右任Looking Forlornly Towards Home 望乡词QING ZHU 青主 & LI ZHI YI 李之仪I Live At The Yangtze River 我住长江头SMETANA-V Cechách (In Bohemia) from Rêves (Dreams), JB 1:103-No. 3, Vzpomínka (A Memory) from Sketches, Op. 4HUANG ZI 黄自 & WEI HAN ZHANG 韦翰章Nostalgia/ Homesickness 思乡GRIEGNo. 6, Hjemve (Homesickness) from Lyric Pieces, Op. 57VERDI-Di Provenza il mar from La Traviata-Alzati! là tuo figlio… Eri tu che macchiavi quell'anima from Un ballo in MascheraRIMSKY-KORSAKOVGryaznoy's Recitative and Aria from The Tsar's BrideYou may also like:Fauré: Cantique et RequiemThe Maltese Tenor
VCHpresents Chamber: The Stradivari...
One Chinese, two Swiss and a Polish – the cosmopolitan Stradivari Quartet has traversed the world with its thought-provoking programmes. Their first concert in the VCHpresents Chamber series is centred around the chamber version of Mahler’s First Symphony, in collaboration with musicians of the SSO.Stradivari Quartet- Xiaoming Wang, violin- Sebastian Bohren, violin- Lech Antonio Uszynski, viola- Maja Weber, celloMusicians of the SSOSTRAUSS Capriccio, Op. 85ENESCU Romanian Rhapsody in A major, Op. 11 No. 1 for String Quintet and PianoMAHLER arr. KLAUSS Symphony No. 1 in D major for Chamber Orchestra-Post-concert chat-You may also like:The Stradivari Quartet Plays Beethoven
VCHpresents Chamber: The Stradivari...
To mark the 250th anniversary of the birth of Beethoven, the Stradivari Quartet presents two of the celebrated German composer’s string quartets. No. 11, nicknamed “Serioso”, was never intended for public performance; like No. 8, it was simply so ahead of its time. Accompanying these classics is Eight Colors by the prolific contemporary Chinese composer, Tan Dun, eight pieces of concentrated drama and ritual.Stradivari Quartet• Xiaoming Wang, violin• Sebastian Bohren, violin• Lech Antonio Uszynski, viola• Maja Weber, celloBEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 11 in F minor, Op. 95 "Serioso"TAN DUN Eight Colors for String QuartetBEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 8 in E minor, Op. 59 No. 2 "Rasumovsky"-Post-concert chat-You may also like:The Stradivari Quartet Plays MahlerThe Pavel Haas Quartet - The Great Fugue
VCHpresents Chamber: The Pavel Haas...
One of the world’s most exciting contemporary chamber ensembles, the much-lauded Pavel Haas Quartet is named after the Czech composer Pavel Haas (1899–1944). Their reputation for championing the music – both familiar and unfamiliar – of their homeland is showcased in this programme of Dvořák’s popular American String Quartet and the work of the early 20th century Erwin Schulhoff. The concert ends with the titanic Op. 130 Quartet by Beethoven, one of his final works. The PHQ perform it in its original version with the famous Grosse Fuge or “Great Fugue”, which Igor Stravinsky called "an absolutely contemporary piece of music that will be contemporary forever."Pavel Haas Quartet· Veronika Jarůšková, violin· Marek Zwiebel, violin· Jiří Kabát, viola· Peter Jarůšek, celloSCHULHOFF String Quartet No. 1DVOŘÁK String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96 "American"BEETHOVEN String Quartet No. 13 in B-flat major, Op. 130 and Great Fugue, Op. 133You may also like:The Stradivari Quartet Plays BeethovenSeong-Jin Cho: Playing With Fire
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