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11 Aug 2018

SSO National Day Concert features all-Singaporean programme

Esplanade Concert Hall 11 Aug 2018 (Sa) 7:30PM
Darrell Ang, conductor
Kam Ning, violin
Singapore Symphony Chorus
Eudenice Palaruan, choral director
Singapore Symphony Youth Choir
Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir
Wong Lai Foon, choirmaster


SSO National Day Concert Programme:

  • Kelly Tang – Symphonic Suite on a Set of Local Tunes
  • Syafiqah ‘Adha Sallehin – Bidasari
  • Chen Zhangyi – Vanda, Concerto for Violin and Orchestra
  • Kelly Tang – Sketches of Singapore
  • Wang Chenwei – The Sisters’ Islands
  • Excerpts from Xinyao Medley by Liang Wern Fook (arr. Samuel Tan)
  • Zubir Said (arr. Phoon Yew Tien) – Semoga Bahagia
  • S. Jesudassan (arr. Phoon Yew Tien) – Munnaeru Vaalibaa
  • Dick Lee (arr. Kelly Tang) – Home

Celebrate Singapore’s 53rd National Day in this all-Singaporean programme conducted by Darrell Ang, featuring six homegrown composers, from veteran pioneer Phoon Yew Tien, to rising names Wang ChenWei and Syafiqah ‘Adha Sallehin. Violinist Kam Ning is the soloist in Chen Zhangyi’s Vanda Concerto, while the choirs of the Singapore Symphony family join forces in Kelly Tang’s arrangement of the now classic “Home”.

(Featured image taken from SSO’s website)