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May 10, 2019

Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra (ACSO): Oriental Strings Concert

Victoria Concert Hall
10 May 2019 (F)
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Tickets: SGD23 and SGD28, available at SISTIC (link below)

Following the success of Oriental Winds in 2018 which featured flutes across different cultures, the Asian Cultural Symphony Orchestra (ACSO) proudly presents its next installment of the series, Oriental Strings.

Prepare to be dazzled by a lineup of young virtuosos from a range of bowed string traditions, as we bring to you recent works by Singaporean composers and Khachaturian’s monumental Violin concerto!

FEATURING
Adrian Chiang, Conductor
Dedric Wong, Conductor
Gabriel Lee, Western Violin
Edmund Song, Double Bass
Fred Chan, Chinese Erhu
Melissa Ong, Cello
Sharanya, Indian Violin
Rozie Hoong, Chinese Zhonghu

PROGRAMME

  • LAW WAI LUN (Arr. Edmund Song) – Prince Sang Nila Utama and Singa for Symphony Orchestra (World Premiere)
  • ERIC J WATSON – Building the Rainbow Bridge, Double Bass Concerto and Symphony Orchestra (World Premiere)
  • LI BO CHAN – Chu Song, Erhu & Cello Concerto with Symphony Orchestra (Singapore Premiere)
  • WANG CHENWEI – Childhood for String Orchestra
  • SYAFIQAH ’ADHA SALLEHIN – Commissioned Work (World Premiere)
  • ARAM KHACHATURIAN – Violin concerto in D Minor