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Preview: A Farewell For Tasmin Little presented by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra


After 2,000 performances over 30 years and nearly 50 recordings, the accomplished English violinist Tasmin Little will be retiring from the stage after the 2020 season.

On 13th February, Little will be performing Bruch’s much-loved Violin Concerto No.1 with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra in a programme which is bookended by music from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet and Brahms’s Symphony No.3.

American conductor Gerard Schwarz is on the podium for the concert, which is sponsored by Tote Board.

Tasmin Little has firmly established herself as one of today’s leading international violinists. She has performed on every continent and in some of the most prestigious venues in the world, including Carnegie Hall, Vienna’s Musikverein and New York’s Lincoln Center. She has appeared with orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra, the Gewandhaus Orchestra and the Orquestra Sinfónica do Porto.

Tasmin Little records exclusively for Chandos and her discography includes recordings of Elgar, Beethoven, Strauss and the world premiere of Roxanna Panufnik’s Four World Seasons. She plays a 1757 Giovanni Battista Guadagnini violin.

Internationally recognized for his moving performances, innovative programming and extensive catalogue of recordings, American conductor Gerard Schwarz serves as Music Director of The All-Star Orchestra, an ensemble of top musicians from America’s leading orchestras. His considerable discography of over 350 recordings showcases his collaborations with some of the world’s greatest orchestras including the Philadelphia Orchestra, London Symphony, Berlin Radio Symphony, Orchestre National de France, Tokyo Philharmonic, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, New York Chamber Symphony and Seattle Symphony among others.

A Farewell For Tasmin Little plays on 13th February 2020 at the Esplanade Concert Hall. Tickets available from SISTIC

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