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Eternal Blossoming of the Red Flowe...
Intersections: Conservatory Orchest...
Qian Zhou violinLikie Low (BMUS1) erhuSulwyn Lok (BMUS4) zhongruanLee Yuru (BMUS2) percussionChen Zhangyi composerJason Lai conductorCONSERVATORY ORCHESTRAPROGRAMMEV. WILLIAMSFantasia on a Theme by Thomas TallisCHEN ZHANGYIConcerto for Erhu, Zhongruan, Percussion and Ensemble [new work]WALTONViolin Concerto ABOUT THE EVENTAs part of ongoing international partnerships, the YST Conservatory Orchestra will present a concert at the Korean National University of Arts in Seoul on 13 April 2019. Ahead of the performance in Korea, they will present a pre-tour concert at the Esplanade Concert Hall, featuring an eclectic array of music centred around early 20th-century English compositions. In addition, YST Composition faculty Asst Prof Chen Zhangyi, whose compositions have been performed by ensembles such as the London Symphony Orchestra and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, will present a new concerto commissioned for this occasion. Taking the stage as soloist in Walton's virtuosic Violin Concerto is YST Head of Strings Prof Qian Zhou. Principal Conductor Jason Lai, who in 2018 conducted the KNUA Orchestra in Singapore, will lead the YST Conservatory Orchestra.
VASANTHAM LIVE SWASAM
VASANTHAM LIVE SWASAM – A Musical Celebration!Vasantham LIVE Swasam returns to Esplanade Concert Hall with a musical celebration! Featuring our very own Singapore talents Shabir, Suthasini, Elamaran, and many more singers with special performances by Anthony Daasan from India and Malaysian singing sensation Santesh. The musical extravaganza will feature ‘LIVE’ renditions of popular songs, supported by a 12 men musical ensemble led by Pravin Saivi. Breath in popular local and cinema songs, be mesmerized by a special dance performance featuring popular Vasantham artistes and break into laughter with hosts Karthik and Udayasoundari. This will be an entertaining night you will never forget!
SSO RED BALLOON SERIES: RHYTHMS, RI...
Pascal Rophe, conductorMaraca2, soloistChristian Schiøler, timpani JEAN-FREDERIC NEUBURGER Aube (Asian premiere)JOSEPH PEREIRA Threshold for solo timpani, two percussion and orchestra (Asian premiere)STRAVINSKY The Rite of Spring.Threshold for percussion and orchestra was written by LA Philharmonic Principal timpanist Joseph Pereira, requiring six timpani and a vast array of percussion instruments ordinary and extraordinary. Don’t miss this heart-pounding, eye-opening Asian premiere featuring our own Principal Timpanist Christian Schioler, and guest percussion duo Maraca2. Contemporary music champion Pascal Rophé leads the SSO in his French compatriot Jean-Frederic Neuburger’s dawn-inspired reverie, Aube, closing with Stravinsky’s revolutionary Rite of Spring.Percussion fans, watch out for Mount E'mei for violin, percussion and orchestra on 3 Nov 2018.
SSO RED BALLOON SERIES: ROCK IN 60 ...
Jacomo Bairos, conductorNick Omiccioli, electric guitarPaul Cesarczyk, electric guitarThe Mothers of Invention, Daft Punk and Radiohead: orchestral reimaginations! The SSO performs an explosive, rock-infused, electric, genre-bending night of music from the likes of Frank Zappa. Follow the resounding riffs of electric guitarists Nick Omiccioli and Paul Cesarczyck to the edge of the earth, and fuse unlikely instruments in this night of kaleidoscopic groove and moves.More daring musical explorations with our Red Balloon Series: Reich in 60 mins, 12 Jan 2019.
SSO POPS: VIDEO GAMES CLASSICS
Eimear Noone, conductorVictoria Songwei Li, sopranoJade Tan, mezzo-sopranoSingapore Symphony Youth Choir and FriendsWong Lai Foon, choirmasterBehold! The SSO presents the Irish Queen of Games Music, Eímear Noone, in a grand musical party of Video Games Classics! The award-winning composer and conductor, responsible for such fan favourites as "Malach" from World of Warcraft, will be joined by the Singapore Symphony Youth Choir & Friends in a journey of fantastic tunes from the rich worlds of World of Warcraft, Skyrim, Final Fantasy and Tetris. When past and present collide, the fate of all worlds hangs in the balance.Another one for the gamers: VCH Excite!: A New World: intimate music from FINAL FANTASY, 17 Nov 2018.
SSO GALA: MISSA SOLEMNIS • MASAAKI ...
Masaaki Suzuki, conductorSingapore Symphony ChorusRachel Nicholls, sopranoMarianne Kielland, mezzo-sopranoJames Gilchrist, tenorChristian Immler, bassBEETHOVEN Missa Solemnis in D major, Op. 1231819. The year Singapore was founded, the year Beethoven wrote the first notes of his splendid Missa Solemnis, one of his greatest achievements. He wrote on the opening page: "From the heart - may it return to the heart" - this grand choral statement of conviction stars the Singapore Symphony Chorus directed by famed Japanese maestro Masaaki Suzuki.The majestic sound of orchestra and choir can also be heard in our Baroque Festival: Music for Kings and Queens, 6 Oct 2018.
SSO GALA CONCERTS: RACHMANINOV PIAN...
Lionel Bringuier, conductorBehzod Abduraimov, piano RAVEL La ValseLUTOSLAWSKI Concerto for OrchestraRACHMANINOV Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor, Op. 18 The Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No. 2: dark majesty, breathtaking Romanticism. The Lutoslawski Concerto for Orchestra, “an episodic symbiosis with folk music”. Ravel’s bewitching La Valse, a spine-tingling tribute to the waltz, hypnotic and exhilarating, intoxicating and elegant, ending in astonishment. This SSO Gala teams up two up-and-coming young artistes, French conductor Lionel Bringuier and Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov. “This is a pianist who has it all: silky delicacy, mighty thunder-power, rare clarity” – Seattle Times
SSO GALA: RAY CHEN
Andrew Litton, conductorRay Chen, violinWith the Singapore National Youth OrchestraBORODIN Overture to Prince IgorPROKOFIEV Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64Charismatic, funny and undeniably skilled - Ray Chen, the ever-popular Taiwanese-Australian violinist has dazzled the violin world. SSO Principal Guest Conductor Andrew Litton conducts the SSO and SNYO side-by-side in this all-Russian programme: opening with the brazenly expressive overture to Prince Igor, followed by the wry musings of Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 2 and the heart-on-the-sleeve passion of Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.“Colors dance, moods swing, and Chen’s artistry blazes.” - The Times on Ray ChenCatch another Prokofiev concerto, his Piano Concerto No. 2 on 26 Oct 2018.
SSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT: LAN SHUI'...
Lan Shui conductorMiah Persson sopranoAnna Larsson mezzo-sopranoSingapore Symphony Chorus and Youth ChoirHallelujah ChorusThe Philharmonic Chamber Choir, SingaporeSingapore Bible College Community Choir. CanticorumThe Choir of the Transylvania State Philharmonic Eudenice Palaruan choral directorWong Lai Foon choirmasterMAHLER Symphony No. 2 "Resurrection"In his final concert as our Music Director, Lan Shui directs his swansong in the form of Mahler’s monumental Resurrection Symphony, a work close to his heart. Join us in this symphonic masterpiece - witness the verses of conviction and reaffirmation lifted by choir and voices: Rise again, yes, rise again/ Will you, my heart, in an instant! Farewell and thank you, Maestro!Mahler fans, look out for our performances of Mahler's Symphony No. 1 and No. 5If you love the combination of orchestra, vocalists and choir, don't miss Beethoven's Missa Solemnis on 10 May 2019.
SSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT: MAESTRO C...
Choo Hoey, conductorHe Ziyu, violinSTRAVINSKY Song of the NightingaleMOZART Violin Concerto No. 4 in D major, K. 218BARTÓK Suite No.1 for Orchestra, Op. 3A name synonymous with the birth and growing-up years of the Singapore Symphony, our pioneering Maestro and Conductor Emeritus returns. Maestro Choo Hoey conducts a programme of youthful inspirations, music from Stravinsky’s first opera to Mozart’s Violin Concerto No. 4 written when he was 19, and the then 24-year-old Bartók’s Suite No. 1, an orchestral showpiece marking his entry into the international music scene.If you like the Mozart Violin Concerto No. 4, No. 5 is also performed on 21 Sep 2018.
SSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT: MENDELSSO...
Josep Pons, conductorStefan Jackiw, violinMENDELSSOHN The HebridesMENDELSSOHN Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 3 in A minor, Op. 56 "Scottish"The Hebrides, the Violin Concerto, the Scottish Symphony - three of Mendelssohn's finest classics, each embodying his Romantic spirit, inventiveness and vibrant capacity for melody. Spanish-Catalan conductor Josep Pons directs the SSO with our guest soloist, the young American violinist Stefan Jackiw, described by The Strad as "truly sensational, showing a talent and maturity that belie[s] his years"."As close to perfection as music can get” – The Globe and Mail on Stefan JackiwYou can hear more Mendelssohn in our free organ recital, SSO Organ Series: If With All Your Hearts, 20 May 2019.
YOU ARE THE NEW DAY
This year, The Vocal Consort's annual Gala concert showcases contemporary choral musicwritten by living composers. It will be a night of enchanting and melodious harmonies, woventogether seamlessly, consisting of beautiful pieces by Eriks Esenvalds, Richard Burchard, Jake Runestad, Ola Gjeilo and many more.The Vocal Consort is one of Singapore’s premier community choral groups, led byaccomplished local conductor Mr Nelson Kwei. The choir marks its place in the internationalchoral scene through winning prestigious awards in various international choral competitions. Its recent win at the Tokyo International Choir Competition 2018 included emerging as Category Winner of the Contemporary Music category and the Best Interpretation of a Piece from Renaissance & Baroque era.
Gerhana Skacinta 20th Anniversary T...
Reza Global Productions is proud to presents Gerhana Skacinta 20th Anniversary Tour Live in Singapore at The Esplanade Concert Hall on the 7th February 2019. Doors will open at 7pm on Thursday evening.All the way from Kuala Lumpur, we bring you this unique and remarkable aptitude MALAYSIAN TRADITIONAL SKA BAND - GERHANA SKACINTA! They, in their very own traditional musical style of Ska are loved by many, winning massive crowd dancing & singing to their music in several festivals all around Singapore, Malaysia & Indonesia. Their evergreen songs - “Mimpi & This is Ska” will definitely shake the audience.In celebrating their 2 decades in the music industry, the band will be gathering their original line up and sessionists who have been playing & have played with Gerhana Skacinta for more than 17 years for this concert. You can expect an arsenal of authentic songs from their old albums too!Adding on to a broader sense of Jamaican music, Singa Ragga - our very own homegrown 11-piece reggae outfit that is currently firing from diverse age group playing reggae music in a number of shows are one of the best bets to be playing alongside for Gerhana Skacinta. Show will start with their performance at 7:20pm.For those who missed Gerhana Skacinta full house concert two years ago at Annexe Studio in 2017, here’s your chance to catch them this time with all three singers leading the exclusive setlist. So SKANKERS, come on! Lock the date! A good set of 2hr concert not to be missed!Plan ahead for an extended time off during the CNY holidays week in advance to enjoy both elements of Ska & Reggae on one stage!Special Note:“Put on your dancing shoes as you will be skanking the whole night through”
[Cancelled] Lea Salonga: The Human ...
Known across the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch, Lea Salonga is a singer and actress who is best known for her Tony Award-winning role in Miss Saigon. In addition to the Tony, she has won the Olivier, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Theatre World Awards, in the field of musical theatre. She was also the first Asian to play Eponine in the musical Les Misérables on Broadway and returned to the beloved show as Fantine in the 2006 revival. Many fans of all ages recognise Lea as the singing voice of Princess Jasmine from Aladdin and Fa Mulan for Mulan and Mulan II. For her portrayal of the beloved princesses, the Walt Disney Company bestowed her with the honour of Disney Legend in August 2011.Lea most recently starred in the Broadway revival of Once on This Island as the Goddess of Love, Erzulie, and also serves as a judge on The Philippines hit version of The Voice. In 2017, Lea released two albums—Bahaghari, an album of traditional Filipino songs which serves as a reflection of all the intricate and different languages found in the Philippines to help preserve the island nation’s dynamic culture, and Blurred Lines, her electrifying live album which was recorded during her sold-out run at Feinstein’s / 54Below the year before.For this concert, Lea will be performing songs from Broadway musicals to film music, and a few notable Disney favourites.Lea will also be doing a post-show autograph session on official merchandise that will be available on sale for both evenings at the Esplanade Concert Hall Foyer.Limited VIP experience tickets are also available for fans looking for an up-close experience with Lea. A VIP experience ticket includes a complimentary glass of champagne, official merchandise and priority queue for the post-show autograph session.
Voices Series The Sixteen (UK) - A...
One of the world’s most renowned choirs The Sixteen brings you an evening of choral music filled with embracing warmth and crystal clarity.The UK-based ensemble conducted by Harry Christophers is recognised for its hallmarks of tonal richness, expressive intensity and compelling artistry. Comprising a choir and a period-instrument orchestra, they are peerless interpreters of Renaissance, Baroque and modern choral music, and have introduced works drawn from over five centuries of sacred and secular repertoire to audiences far and wide.
Huayi 华艺节 2019 Painted Skin - An O...
Give it to me. Give all your heart to me.An exciting fusion of Western operatic style and Peking Opera elements, Painted Skin – An Opera in Concert is an ambitious adaptation of the classic Chinese short story from Strange Tales from a Chinese Studio by Pu Songling. Presented as an opera in concert, a dramatic narrative unfolds, revealing an inner world of greed, lust and hypocrisy concealed under the glamorous veneers that humans wear.A Chinese scholar chances upon a beautiful woman crying in the rain while on his way home. He gives her an umbrella out of kindness, unaware that she is actually a demon in disguise, wearing a mask made of human skin painted with beautiful features. Besotted with the scholar, the demon charms him. A romantic relationship ensues but eventually results in tragedy.A co-commission by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, China Shanghai International Arts Festival, the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, and produced by Major Performing Arts Group, Painted Skin is an innovative and creative musical interpretation of a classic tale. The production sees the acclaimed Singapore Chinese Orchestra collaborating with a creative team comprising scriptwriter Wang Yuanfei, renowned composer Hao Weiya, pioneering director Yi Liming, under the baton of maestro Tsung Yeh.Coupled with live multimedia projections and contemporary theatrical elements, mezzo-soprano Dong Fang, soprano Li Jing Jing and Peking Opera actor Liu Zheng, accompanied by an ensemble of leading musicians from Singapore Chinese Orchestra.The hearts of humans,Are they crimson, or are they black?Co-Commissioned by Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, China Shanghai International Arts Festival, Singapore Chinese Orchestra, and produced by Major Performing Arts Group.
Huayi 华艺节 2019 Khalil Fong TIO Con...
Just Throw It Off and follow your heart to the Esplanade Concert Hall, as Khalil Fong makes his long-awaited return to Singapore with his first-ever concert at Huayi – Chinese Festival of Arts. Well-known for his infectious blend of R&B, soul and blues, the award-winning Khalil has trailblazed his way across Chinese music with 15 albums to his name, firmly cementing his reputation as an unconventional and innovative artist who was amongst those who introduced these genres to the scene. In addition to his own music, he has penned tracks for artists such as A-mei, Eason Chan, Jane Zhang, Andy Lau, Joey Yung, and Jacky Cheung.In this show, Khalil performs his latest single Throw It Off and his well-loved hits including Love Love Love, Love Song, Three in a Tour, Finally, That Special Person, Wu Kong, HBDD, and other selections from a groove-infused discography that at times recalls the sound of Stevie Wonder and Michael Jackson.
Mosaic Music Series Jazz at Lincol...
Led by nine-time Grammy-winner Wynton Marsalis, the inimitable Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra returns to Esplanade for two sublime evenings of great jazz.Made up of 15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players and arrangers in jazz music today, the versatile orchestra’s singular takes on jazz classics have been heard and enjoyed by jazz fans in over 300 cities across six continents.The first-ever jazz artist to receive the Pulitzer Prize in music, the legendary trumpeter Wynton Marsalis is also the first and only artist to win both the classical and jazz Grammys in the same year—a feat he achieved again the following year. Currently the managing and artistic director of Jazz at Lincoln Center, Marsalis has more than 70 classical and jazz recordings to his name.Don’t miss this chance to catch “the finest big band in the world today” (The Daily Telegraph) as they perform two different repertoires over two concerts celebrating the best in American jazz history.8 Mar, Fri: The Duke & The CountWynton Marsalis leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in a celebration of two jazz legends, Duke Ellington and Count Basie. Both were bandleaders who wrote innumerable timeless standards, elevating jazz to fine art. Duke Ellington’s incomparable contributions to music and culture are endlessly powerful, uplifting and worthy of re-examination, while Count Basie and his band could always be depended on for a party whenever they showed up. This is an exhilarating evening of unstoppable swing and iconic blues riffs.9 Mar, Sat: Jazz Ambassadors These are the jazz icons who brought jazz to the world at large. Wynton Marsalis leads the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in an evening that features the music jazz greats such as Duke Ellington, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck and Louis Armstrong. This is an evening of timeless standards and red-hot hits by some of the greatest jazzmen to ever swingThe Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is made up ofWynton Marsalis, Music Director, TrumpetRyan Kisor, TrumpetKenny Rampton, TrumpetMarcus Printup, TrumpetVincent Gardner, TromboneChris Crenshaw, TromboneElliot Mason, TromboneSherman Irby, Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Flute, ClarinetTed Nash, Alto and Soprano Saxophones, Flute, ClarinetVictor Goines, Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Clarinet, Bass ClarinetCamille Thurman, Tenor and Soprano Saxophones, Clarinet Paul Nedzela, Baritone and Soprano Saxophones, Bass ClarinetDan Nimmer, PianoCarlos Henriquez, BassTBD, DrumsThe Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra will be conducting an edition of their popular Jazz for Young People Concerts on 9 Mar 19, Sat, 2pm. Hosted by music director and trumpeter Wynton Marsalis, together with the 15-member orchestra, this hour-long narrated concert uses warmth and humour to introduce key music concepts and other jazz ideas to young people. This programme is organised for schools and is tailored for audiences 10 and up; it is a rare opportunity to attend a light, educational programme by some of the most respected musicians in the jazz world.For enquiries, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 68288 8389.Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6MnWA8xVW1sEzV9s7wXpQb
Greatest Chinese Classics 经典再现 by ...
Cheng San Chinese Orchestra, led by Wilson Neo together with guest singer He Mi Ya (何米亚), bring you Chinese classics that touched our hearts in the ’80s and ’90s. Enjoy songs including Spring Suite by Gu Guan Ren (顾冠仁), Dream of the Red Chamber (红楼梦组曲) and Yellow River (黄河), which features the yangqin (扬琴) played by Anson Lim. The concert concludes with Liu Wenjin’s Unforgettable Water Sprinkling Festival (难忘的泼水节), a classic tune from the Dai people in China, featuring Art Star Arts Society Choir and He Mi Ya.
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