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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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Review: The Reunification of The Two Koreas by Theatreworks

Love is the drug, and oh what a terrible, wonderful drug it is too.  For a four letter word, ‘love’, to this day, remains one of mankind’s greatest mysteries. At times absurd, most times frustrating, occasionally uplifting and always messy, it’s no wonder we’re practically obsessed with solving it, unable to live with or without

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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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Because I Love You: An Interview with Jacques Vincey, Timothy Nga and Cynthia Lee MacQuarrie of Theatreworks’ The Reunification of The Two Koreas

After the premiere of new play 13.13.13, Theatreworks concludes their 2018 season of theatre with French playwright Joël Pommerat’s The Reunification of the Two Koreas. Directed by Centre Dramatique National de Tours (CDNT) artistic director Jacques Vincey, this English translation by Marc Goldberg is set to make its Singaporean premiere this November at 72-13, the home of Theatreworks.

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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: Singapore Symphony Orchestra Concerts for Children (Nov-Dec)

Even kids can enjoy classical tunes as the Singapore Symphony Orchestra presents two concerts aimed at younger audiences this November and December. From 10th – 11th November, bring your young ones to Music Tells A Story at the Victoria Concert Hall and be soothed by conductor-arranger Gerard Salonga, who also happens to be the younger brother of award-winning

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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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SSO Marks EU-ASEAN Friendship and 100th Birthday of Goh Keng Swee

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) will be playing music fit for kings and queens this Saturday as part of the Baroque Festival, and perhaps, there is no better opportunity than this to celebrate EU-ASEAN friendship as they collaborate with the European Union (EU) and also commemorate the 100th birthday of the SSO’s founding patron, the late

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