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Esplanade Presents | A Date With Fr...
Turn back time and enjoy Golden Canto Hits that have stood the test of time!Songs that mark the highs and lows of a generation, and songs that express the innate need for love and acceptance. These are the quintessential themes of iconic Cantonese classics from the golden eras of the ’70s and ’80s.From romantic ballads to upbeat ditties, let established singers Cheng Kam Cheong, Lisa Wong, Angie Lau, Allan Moo and Wysom Wong whisk you back to yesteryear with melodious renditions of hit songs, including soundtracks from popular Cantonese dramas and movies. Hosted by Mediacorp CAPITAL 958 DJ Qiu Shengyang who takes us on a nostalgic evening walk down our memory lane!
Esplanade Presents | A Date With Fr...
Boogie along to the hits of The Fab Four in this one-night-only concert!Join PennyLane and dancers as they bring you the rock and roll hits of The Beatles from ’62–’65 then let Dimension5 serenade you with favourites like Hey Jude and Let it Be from the ’65–’69 era together with Seira.Whether you’ve jived to songs like Can’t Buy Me Love, A Hard Day’s Night or were touched by the lyrics of Yesterday and Here Comes the Sun, relive those heartfelt days all over again!
Eternal Blossoming of the Red Flowe...
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.
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.
KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra –World of ...
Celebrating the launch of KINGDOM HEARTS III at the end of January 2019, the KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra concert series will be back on tour with a brand-new program, KINGDOM HEARTS Orchestra -World of Tres-, starting April 27, 2019 with 22 performances in 17 cities around the world. Acclaimed by more than 80,000 spectators over the past two years, it will enchant even more people with its unforgettable score and new thrilling video sequences in an unprecedented experience that is not to be missed. With giant screen video projection in perfect harmony with the music being played by a top-notch orchestra and choir of more than 100 musicians, the show will continue to bring passion to the millions of fans of the long-running video game series.
Limelight 2019 Ang Mo Kio Secondar...
Made up of over 100 members, Ang Mo Kio Secondary School Symphonic Band has a wide-ranging repertoire that has entertained and enthralled the public-at-large, with different genres of music catering to different audiences. Joining the band at this concert is the Ang Mo Kio Alumni Wind Ensemble, which has featured prominently in band concerts together with the school’s symphonic band since its formulation in 2006.Audiences can expect a night of music and entertainment, with the band preparing pieces such as Like the Eagle We Soar and Rise, A Million Dreams from The Greatest Showman, and a rocking Deep Purple Medley.Bringing the arts to communities in need through LimelightHalf of the ticket proceeds will go towards supporting Esplanade’s community engagement programmes that bring the arts to at-risk youth, the elderly, people with special needs, and other underserved communities.
Limelight 2019 CHIJ Katong Convent...
Established in 2010, the CHIJ Katong Convent Concert Band has grown by leaps and bounds under the baton of Mr. Sim Kim Seng. The band comprises of 40 skilled student musicians who have all undergone the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music practical examinations to hone their skills and talent.Despite being relatively new, the concert band has made quick and considerable strides, winning consecutive Gold awards at the biannual Singapore International Band Festival Competition (2012–2018). On their first overseas trip to the Hong Kong Winter Band Festival (2012), the band received a Gold award. The band has also attained Certificates of Distinction at the Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation (2013, 2015, 2017). In addition, its clarinet ensemble won the First Prize at the Singapore Clarinet Festival Ensemble Competition (2015).The concert band has taken part in exchange programmes with ensembles such as the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts, Macau Youth Symphonic Band, and West Winds. The band has also worked with renowned conductors and composers such as Yo Goto, Toro Miura, Frank Tryoka, and Richard Saucedo.In 2015 and 2017, the band performed full-length concerts as part of Limelight at the Esplanade Concert Hall. The CHIJ Katong Convent Band will make its third appearance again this year, promising to mesmerise audiences with enchanting pieces such as Princess Mononoke by Joe Hisaishi, Belah Sun Woman by Jodie Blackshaw, and OneRepublic’s Counting Stars.Bringing the arts to communities in need through LimelightHalf of the ticket proceeds will go towards supporting Esplanade’s community engagement programmes that bring the arts to at-risk youth, the elderly, people with special needs, and other underserved communities.
Limelight 2019 St. Patrick's Schoo...
Saint Patrick's School Military Band was established in 1953 and has since built a rich history of music excellence in the school band scene. The band has participated in numerous competitions both locally and abroad over the past 20 years.Locally, the band has maintained its high standard of music performance at the Singapore Youth Festival, where it has attained a remarkable eleven consecutive Gold awards, four consecutive Gold with Honours awards and three consecutive Certificates of Distinctions. Saint Patrick’s School Military Band also actively gives back to the community through various public performances at elderly and children homes, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Esplanade, Gardens by the Bay, the Istana, and Universal Studios Singapore.This performance marks the band’s very first Limelight concert. Join them for an evening of celebration as they present a diverse repertoire of music that includes A Zillion Nickels, an instrumental jazz fusion composition, Spain, and St. Elmo's Fire.Bringing the arts to communities in need through Limelight Half of the ticket proceeds will go toward supporting Esplanade’s community engagement programmes that bring the arts to at-risk youth, the elderly, people with special needs and other underserved communities.
Limelight 2019 by Maris Stella Hig...
Join Maris Stella Symphonic Band for an evening of fantastic musical delight, as they present to you the symphonic highlights of a selection of Japanese composers. Under the baton of music director Adrian Chiang, the band presents a repertoire that whisks you away on a journey to a world of Japanese music, both traditional and modern.About Maris Stella Symphonic BandThe Maris Stella Symphonic Band (MSSB) was an initiative by the school’s first principal, Brother Chanel Soon. From its humble beginnings as a brass band, it later evolved into a military band as a result of the National Band Movement in the mid-’60s. Since then, it has grown into a large ensemble with full symphonic wind band instrumentation.Comprising over 80 young budding musicians, MSSB has performed to high accolades to both the local and international audience. The ensemble has also been invited to play at various public and school events in recent years, including at the Istana on Labour Day in 2016, with the Salvation Army Brass Band for a Christmas Concert in 2017, as well as at the Singapore Botanic Gardens for Stellar Marist in 2018, an event combining the unique talents of the performing art groups in both the primary and secondary school sections for the school’s 60th Anniversary.Under the baton of Music Director Adrian Chiang, the band has climbed to greater heights and has performed spectacularly over the years, consistently achieving the highest accolades in competitions, such as the bi-annual SYF Arts Presentation in 2013 and 2015 where the band received Certificate of Distinction. The band has also participated and done well in the Singapore International Band Festival in 2014 and 2018, obtaining the Gold Award in Division 2A for both years.Bringing the arts to communities in need through LimelightHalf of the ticket proceeds will go toward supporting Esplanade’s community engagement programmes which bring the arts to at-risk youth, the elderly, people with special needs and other underserved communities.
Limelight 2019 by Nan Hua High Sch...
Nan Hua Symphonic Band comprises members from various countries and backgrounds. Places that the members come from, have been to or would like to go, are of significance to their lives and their hearts. Putting these experiences and memories together, Nan Hua Symphonic Band presents Places of Our Hearts which includes highlights such as Postcards from Singapore, African Symphony, selections from West Side Story and more.About Nan Hua Symphonic BandNan Hua Symphonic Band is made up of sections of passionate students making music together. The band’s motto, “One Heart, One Band, One Sound”, is the thread that connects every member, instructor and teacher associated with the group.Nan Hua Symphonic Band were invited to perform at the Istana Open House in 2017. The band has also recently performed at Hong Kong Disneyland. As a testimony to the bandsmen’s commitment and dedication, Nan Hua Symphonic Band has been awarded a Certificate of Distinction at the biannual Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation since 2013. At the recent Singapore International Band Festival 2018, the band was awarded a Gold award.Connections do not cease when the students graduate from the school, with the formulation of Nan Hua Alumni Band in 2017. The ensemble allows graduates to return to their alma mater to contribute in music making. Also led by our conductors Mr. and Mrs. Chua, the alumni band has supported the main band for two sold out concerts. Bringing the arts to communities in need through Limelight Half of the ticket proceeds will go toward supporting Esplanade’s community engagement programmes that bring the arts to at-risk youth, the elderly, people with special needs and other underserved communities.
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 email@example.com or call 6828 8389.Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6MnWA8xVW1sEzV9s7wXpQb
SIFAS Presents | MADHURAVARSHI Ca...
Abhishek RaghuramAkkarai Subhalakshmi (Violin)Anantha R Krishnan (Mridangam)Vazhappally Krishnakumar (Ghatam)Carnatic music is a system of music commonly associated with Southern India. Although there are stylistic differences between schools, the basic elements of Sruthi (the relative musical pitch), Swara (the musical sound of a single note), Raga (combination of notes in a melodic form), and Tala (the rhythmic cycles) form the foundation of improvisation and composition in Carnatic music. The music provides ample scope for improvisation and on-stage “extempore” creation.As a mark of taking Indian Classical Music into the futuristic realm, in this program SIFAS features the young Maestro Abhishek Raghuram, a torch-bearer of the traditional form of this music with a contemporary touch and a gaze into the future. Well known for his on-stage creativity, he will share stage with other highly accomplished musicians of his generation Akkarai Subhalakshmi on Violin, Anantha R Krishnan on Mridangam and Vazhappally Krishnakumar on Ghatam.
SIFAS Presents | MADHURAVRISHTI A...
Hindustani classical music is the traditional music of northern regions of the Indian subcontinent. Its origins date from the 12th century. Hindustani music places more emphasis on improvisation and exploring all aspects of a raga.As a mark of celebrating rich tradition of Indian Classical Music, in this program SIFAS features Padmabhushans Pandits Rajan & Sajan Misra, one of the top-most Vocal Duo today with a distinguished lineage. Well known for their serene music, they will share the stage with highly accomplished musicians of their generation, Maestro Pandit Kumar Bose on Tabla and Pandit Dharamnath Misra on Harmonium.
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: 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: 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 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 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 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.
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