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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 Subscription Concert: A Farewel...
"Little can justly be regarded as Britain's finest violinist."The Independent2000 performances over 30 years and nearly 50 recordings later, the accomplished English violinist Tasmin Little will be retiring from the stage after the 2020 season. Join us in celebrating her final concert in Singapore, with the well-loved Bruch Violin Concerto, conducted by veteran American conductor Gerard Schwarz.Gerard Schwarz, conductorTasmin Little, violinPROKOFIEV Selections from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64BRUCH Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor, Op. 26BRAHMS Symphony No. 3 in F major, Op. 90You may also like:Scottish Fantasy • Rachel Barton PineAkiko Suwanai Plays Mozart
SSO Subscription Concert: Cello Esc...
Not one but two concertos fill this musical itinerary starring popular Singapore-based cellist Qin Li-Wei - and in each trip, paired with a partner. In the eccentric escapades of Don Quixote, the cello hero is accompanied by his sidekick on viola. Don't miss Zhao Lin’s A Happy Excursion 《逍遥游》, a poetic, one-of-a-kind tale for cello and pipa (Chinese traditional lute) created at the initiative of world-renowned pipa virtuoso Wu Man. Distinguished conductor Yu Long directs this oriental odyssey.Yu Long, conductorQin Li Wei, celloWu Man, pipaCHEN QIGANG The Five Elements《五行》ZHAO LIN A Happy Excursion《逍遥游》- Double concerto for Cello and PipaR STRAUSS Don Quixote, Op. 35You may also like:Wang Jian • Flowing SleevesSSO Gala: Vladimir Ashkenazy and Gautier Capuçon
SSO Subscription Concert: Chorus of...
A pre-cursor to his Ninth Symphony, Beethoven’s sparkling 1808 Choral Fantasy for piano, vocal soloists, chorus and orchestra is a poetic tribute to the divine power of music. We are joined by Malaysian piano wunderkind Tengku Irfan in this sunlit gem. Ascend beyond the firmaments in Holst’s universally loved classic, The Planets, an awe-inspiring orchestral extravaganza that’s a guaranteed eye-opening experience for any listener.Andrew Litton, conductorTengku Irfan, pianoEe Ping, sopranoJessica Chen, sopranoRebecca Chellappah, mezzo-sopranoLong Long, tenorJonathan Tay, tenorWilliam Lim, baritoneSingapore Symphony Chorus & Youth ChoirBARBER Symphony No. 1 in One MovementBEETHOVEN Choral Fantasy for Piano, Chorus and Orchestra, Op. 80HOLST The Planets, Op. 32You may also like:Red Balloon: Moonrise and AuroraFauré: Cantique et Requiem
SSO Subscription Concert: Elgar Vio...
“An exciting, boundary-defying performer – Pine displays a power and confidence that puts her in the top echelon.”The Washington Post“Herein is enshrined the soul of …..” is the mysterious dedication inscribed in the score of Elgar’s formidable Violin Concerto. The remarkable Rachel Barton Pine tackles the great 20th century British composer’s virtuoso showpiece. American maestro Andrew Litton follows up with one of the crown jewels of classical music, the Enigma Variations, whose noble heart within lies the sublime “Nimrod”.Andrew Litton, conductorRachel Barton Pine, violinELGARViolin Concerto in B minor, Op. 61Enigma Variations, Op. 36You may also like:Scottish Fantasy • Rachel Barton PineA Farewell for Tasmin LittleVCHpresents Excite!: Shredding with Rachel Barton Pine
SSO Subscription Concert: Martin Gr...
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
SSO Subscription Concert: Nadia Sir...
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, conductorNadia Sirota, violaRAUTAVAARA Manhattan TrilogyNICO MUHLY Viola ConcertoSCHUMANN Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 120You may also like:Philippe Quint • The Red ViolinWang Jian • Flowing Sleeves
SSO Subscription Concert: Philippe ...
The now classic 1998 film The Red Violin traces the life of a magnificent, haunted violin in a tale spanning over 300 years. Our storyteller in this concert is the much-lauded Russian-American violinist Philippe Quint, “a fiddle virtuoso whose many awards are fully justified by the brilliance of his playing.” (Chicago Tribune). Completing the programme, the SSO’s Principal Guest Conductor Andrew Litton contrasts Bernstein’s vibrant Candide Overture to the brooding strains and defiant turmoil of Shostakovich’s Tenth Symphony.Andrew Litton, conductorPhilippe Quint, violinBERNSTEIN Candide OvertureCORIGLIANO The Red Violin, Concerto for Violin and OrchestraSHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 10 in E minor, Op. 93You may also like:SSO Gala: Leonidas Kavakos Plays KorngoldMartin Grubinger • The Tears of Nature
SSO Subscription Concert: Scottish ...
Gliding over forbearing seas, the swell of steadfast waves, myth and monument withstanding time - and Tintagel rises from the cliffs. This all-British programme of soul-stirring music stars the versatile and inspiring violinist Rachel Barton Pine, SSO's Artist-in-Residence in 2019/20, in the ever-popular Scottish Fantasy by Bruch, concluding with the hushed and heartfelt beauty of Vaughan Williams’ Fifth Symphony.ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCEWe are delighted to collaborate with Rachel Barton Pine in the 2019/20 season. As part of her residency, Pine will share the stage with SSO musicians in VCHPresents Excite!: Shredding with a String Quartet on 27 October. Ticketing details will be announced at a later date.Pine will also give a talk in the YST Forum Series on 29 October.Michał Nesterowicz, conductorRachel Barton Pine, violinBAX TintagelBRUCH Scottish Fantasy, Op. 46VAUGHAN WILLIAMS Symphony No. 5 in D majorYou may also like:A Farewell for Tasmin LittleElgar Violin Concerto • Enigma VariationsAkiko Suwanai Plays MozartVCHpresents Excite!: Shredding with Rachel Barton Pine
SSO Subscription Concert: The Malte...
"…his clarion clear, Mediterranean tenor with its distinctive fast vibrato has star quality to burn."Financial Times on Joseph CallejaBlessed with a golden-age voice to match the great lyric tenors of legend and heaped with praise from all over the world, Maltese-born superstar Joseph Calleja arrives in Singapore for a grand evening of classic arias. Get ready to soar on song with this multi-award-winning singer, whose “blazing stage presence could light a thousand lamps.” (The Independent).David Giménez Carreras, conductorJoseph Calleja, tenorMOZARTOverture to The Marriage of Figaro"Dies Bildnis ist bezaubernd schön" from The Magic FluteDONIZETTI"Tombe degli avi miei" from Lucia di LammermoorVERDIOverture to Nabucco"Questa o quella" from RigolettoMASSENET"Pourquoi me réveiller?" from WertherIntermezzo from L'Amico FritzPUCCINI"E lucevan le stelle" from ToscaDONIZETTI"Una furtive lagrima" from L’elisir d’amoreSHOSTAKOVICHWaltz No. 2TOSTIIdeale (orch. R. Negri)'A vucchellaJOSEPH VELLAIl-Kebbies tal-FanaliGIMÉNEZIntermezzo from La Boda de Luis AlonsoLEONCAVALLOMattinataYou may also like:SSO Pops: To Broadway, With Love
SSO Subscription Concert: Zhang Hao...
"[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
Showtime Productions Presents A S...
Jeremy Monteiro and friends welcome another yuletide season with A Sweet and Lovely Jazzy Christmas!It’s that time of the year again when we get to slow down and enjoy happy moments with family, friends and loved ones. So join in the good times and yuletide cheer with Singapore’s King of Swing and his longtime musical friends as they present an evening that will leave you with a smile on your face and a glow in your heart.Featuring well-loved numbers such as The Christmas Song, Winter Wonderland, I’ll be Home for Christmas, and Sweet and Lovely.
Spectrum 2019 London Sinfonietta:...
“The Sinfonietta blended rigour with the expressive depth in Hans Abrahamsen’s Schnee." – The GuardianRegarded as one of the world’s finest contemporary classical ensemble, London Sinfonietta returns to the Esplanade Concert Hall with three innovative and expressive works written within the last 30 years.Monumental and ethereal, Danish composer Hans Abrahamsen’s Schnee reflects the composer’s fascination with winter by offering multiple aural perspectives of snow—from the delicacy of a single snowflake, whispering as it falls from the sky, to vast impenetrable snowdrifts and snow-laden landscapes.Equally evocative is Oliver Knussen’s set of four miniature works, Songs Without Voices—The first three being complete poems with each syllable “set” to music for instruments (without voice); and the last featuring the cor anglais. Together with OpusNovus, London Sinfonietta will begin the evening with an encounter of the unexpected with Singapore composer Diana Soh’s Modicum, a work consisting of seven short movements, the sequence of which is rearranged for every performance.ProgrammeDiana Soh Modicum (2018) **Oliver Knussen Songs Without Voices (1992)IntermissionHans Abrahamsen Schnee (2008)** Performed by London Sinfonietta together with OpusNovusFind out more about Hans Abrahamsen's Schnee.Catch After Hours: Steve Reich’s Double Sextet by OpusNovus at the Annexe Studio right after.London Sinfonietta YouTubeLondon Sinfonietta SpotifyLondon Sinfonietta InstagramLondon Sinfonietta Twitter
Tong Yao - Best of Teresa Teng Conc...
Back by popular demand, Tong Yao 桐瑶 will serenade more of Teresa Teng hits to everyone for a one night only concert at the Esplanade Concert Hall.Tong Yao, the undisputedly Teresa Teng sound and lookalike, will be belting out all Teresa Teng's forever classic hits from Mandarin, Cantonese and Hokkien songs in an effort to emulate Teresa's linguistic talent.Tong Yao from Sichuan province, China, was the champion in the National Competition "小城故事"singing contest held in China that sought to discover the individual who sounded and resembled most like the late Superstar Teresa Teng 邓丽君.Since then, Tong Yao has been performing around the world and receiving rave reviews as she resembles Teresa most in both voice and appearance. She has also bagged herself the title of 'Little Teresa Teng' (小邓丽君).Mark the date on your calendar and do not miss out the chance to reminisce Teresa Teng's evergreen hits and get up close and personal with Tong Yao.
葉麗儀辉煌50th演唱会 Frances Yip Glorious 5...
Cantopop diva Frances Yip will return to Singapore performing for a one-night only concert that will bring her audiences down memory lane with her all-time favourite hit songs such as《上海滩》、《万般情》、《上海滩龙虎斗》、《红颜》、《愿你待我真的好》、《女黑侠木兰花》、《笑傲江湖》and more. This concert also marks her 50th years in show business.Frances Yip was discovered at the Sharp’s Night Four Lights Competition on Hong Kong television in 1969. She began her career singing commercial jingles, and recorded her first album, Love without End, the same year. In 1973, she was named Ambassador of Hong Kong for Cathay Pacific and the Hong Kong Tourism Board. She was then signed by EMI Records, and went on to record over 80 albums in a career that spanned almost half a century.She was also known for her versatility, being able to sing in a variety of languages including Cantonese, Mandarin, English, Japanese, Malay, and Thai. At the Hong Kong sovereignty transfer ceremony in 1997, she was the face of the nation, serving as co-presenter.She achieved another milestone in her career in 1998 when she had two sold-out concerts at the Hong Kong Coliseum, backed by the 92-piece Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.Frances Yip had released more than 80 albums so far, with songs mostly in Cantonese, Mandarin and English as well as in Thai, Malay, Spanish and Japanese. She is best known for performing theme songs for Hong Kong TVB television drama series in the 1980s and early 1990s.MARK your calendar for the Frances Yip Glorious 50th Anniversary Concert 葉麗儀辉煌50th 演唱会which will take place at the Esplanade Concert Hall on 9 November 2019.
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