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SSO: VCHpresents Organ Series | Composing for the Organ

27 Aug 2021 (F) 7:30PM Victoria Concert Hall

Standard Tickets: SGD 5 (excl. SISTIC booking fee of SGD 1)

Pre-Event Testing (PET) is not required for this talk.

Margaret CHEN, host Robert CASTEELS, composer CHEN Zhangyi, composer CHOK Kerong, composer Eudenice PALARUAN, composer PHOON Yu, organ

As part of the VCHpresents Organ Series’ efforts in promoting the Pipe Organ instrument and supporting creative work of the local classical music community, this talk will feature 4 prominent local-based composers who have very different experiences with this ‘King of instruments’ and have written or had their works performed at the Series’ recitals. Join them in this talk hosted by Singapore’s doyen of the pipe organ, Margaret Chen.

Featuring CSS Members Robert CASTEELS and PHOON Yu!


Opening by Margaret Chen CHEN Zhangyi | First look at the pipe organ: diversity of sounds and possibilities Robert CASTEELS | Organists at work: organ in symphonic formation, chamber music and arrangements Eudenice PALARUAN | Imagined community: stories, influences and participation in pipe organ music CHOK Kerong | The Jazz perspective: music from the keyboards Q&A

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