Tag: christmas

Preview: SNYO Pre-Tour Concert – Journey of Friendship by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Prior to their concert tour to Guangzhou and Hong Kong, the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO) will treat our local audiences to their tour programme this December at the Esplanade! Conducted by SNYO Principal Guest Conductor Peter Stark (set to take up an appointment as Special Term Professor to the Zhejiang Conservatory in Hangzhou in

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Preview: Serenade with Soyoung Yoon by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

At the tail end of November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) presents young South Korean violinist Soyoung Yoon in her Singapore debut. Considered enormously talented, Soyoung won the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition at the tender age of 17 and has gone on to win at six more competitions, including the Henryk Wieniawski and David

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Preview: Dvořák Cello Concerto by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

This November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) presents a masterful concert featuring cello pieces by Dvořák. Starring the SSO Principal Cello Ng Pei-Sian, get yourself ready for an evening listening to music of magisterial demeanour and melodic magnificence. Conducted by Bulgarian conductor Pavel Baleff, who is also chief conductor of the Philharmonie Baden-Baden and last conducted the SSO

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Preview: Familiar Favourites – Tales of Love by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

This November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) welcomes Dutch conductor Kees Bakels as he leads the SSO and Taiwanese-American violinist Richard Lin in a special concert featuring six tales of love and loyalty. Held at the Esplanade Concert Hall for one night only, Familiar Favourites: Tales of Love presents pieces by Rossini, Korngold and Tchaikovsky, where each

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Preview: Happy Days – Favourite TV Themes by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Are you a couch potato? Were you glued to your TV screen growing up as a kid? Then get yourself out of the house and over to the Esplanade Concert Hall this November to listen to all your favourite TV themes played LIVE! As part of their SSO Pops series, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO)

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Preview: Debussy 100 – La Mer by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

This November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra goes big as they traverse entire mountains and oceans to bring musical sagas to life at the Esplanade. With 2018 marking the 100th death anniversary of one of France’s greatest composers Claude Debussy, with SSO Music Director Lan Shui particularly fond of his pieces, it makes sense to dedicate

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Preview: A $ingapore Carol by W!ld Rice

As is now Christmas tradition, after last year’s Mama White Snake, W!ld Rice returns for the 16th edition annual pantomime with perhaps the most appropriate new musical ever: A $ingapore Carol. Based off Charles Dickens’ classic A Christmas Carol, perhaps the hallmark holiday story, A $ingapore Carol puts a keenly local twist and strong dose of humour on the original. Written

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Review: Prudential Marina Bay Carnival 2017

Life’s a carnival. Or at least, the next 3 months are, as the Prudential Marina Bay Carnival takes over the Bayfront area and keeps the festivities running high all the way through to April! Organized by Pico and title sponsored by Prudential, the Marina Bay Carnival primarily aims to promote stronger familial ties through spending

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Review: Sure on the Shining Night

When one thinks of Christmas, music and song undoubtedly come to mind, whether it’s Christmas carollers going door to door, sitting in church listening to the choir, or simply the buzz of Christmas pop as you go about your holiday shopping. The sheer variety of Christmas music through the years then, makes for perfect material

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Have Yourself A Merry Little Fishmas at the S.E.A. Aquarium

Christmas is about to get a whole lot fishier as the S.E.A. Aquarium rings in a brand new Merry Fishmas this December! Running throughout the entire month of December, Merry Fishmas sees the S.E.A. Aquarium transform into an underwater Christmas wonderland, with plenty of innovative decor and good cheer throughout the exhibition space. But as with any and every

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