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Preview: VCHpresents Intimate Moments from West to East by Singapore Symphony Orchestra


Intimate Moments’ is a new series of concerts giving audiences the chance to watch, listen and converse with a select musician of the Singapore Symphony family. The concerts are intimate, with this first one held in the cosy Victoria Concert Hall Dance Studio, with a rare chance to get up close to a musician and their instrument.

This November, meet violinist Zhang Si Jing with fellow SSO musicians as they perform music by the likes of Shostakovich, Piazzolla and Sarasate. Zhang Si Jing started her violin studies in Shanghai at the tender age of 5 before she moved to Japan. After graduating from the Tokyo National University of Music and Arts, she furthered her violin studies at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in the UK, where she excelled in her studies and won several prizes, including the prestigious Paganini Prize and the Dianne Bolton Prize.

In 2007 Zhang won a place with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) while pursuinga Postgraduate Diploma in performance at the RNCM, where she graduated with Distinction. Zhang Si Jing plays on the Santo Seraphin 1745 from the Rin Collection.

VCHpresents Intimate Moments from West to East plays on 21st November 2019 at the Victoria Concert Hall Dance Studio. Tickets available from SISTIC

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