Baroque Festival: Music for Kings and Queens

SSO Chamber Series

Baroque Festival: Music for Kings and Queens

Schedule

Sat / 6 Oct 2018 / 7:30PM

Venue

Victoria Concert Hall

Programme Brochure

Programme

  • PURCELL
    Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary#
  • PURCELL
    Chacony in G minor, Z.730
  • HANDEL
    Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest#
  • HANDEL
    Organ Concerto No. 13 in F major, "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"
  • HANDEL
    Coronation Anthem: My Heart is Inditing#

Presenting Partner: European Union in Singapore
Celebrating EU-ASEAN Friendship in Singapore

Witness the majestic tunes of Purcell and Handel, whose unparalleled mastery of setting the English language to music will be showcased in magnificent choral tributes to kings and queens. Swedish-French conductor Sofi Jeannin conducts the combined forces of the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, with German organist Stefan Kießling and Philippine choral director Eudenice PalaruanEurope and Asia together in song: My heart is inditing of a good matter; and all the people rejoiced! - Handel.

This concert is also dedicated to the late Dr. Goh Keng Swee, founding patron of the SSO, to mark his 100th birthday.

Featuring

  • Sofi Jeannin, conductor
  • Stefan Kießling, organ/continuo organ
  • Singapore Symphony Orchestra
  • Singapore Symphony Chorus#
  • Eudenice Palaruan, choral director

Post-concert autograph session with Sofi Jeannin and Stefan Kießling

Standard Tickets:

$30, $20

Admission Advice:

No admission for infants-in-arms and children below 6 years of age.
Latecomers may expect to be admitted after Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary (20') or Chacony in G minor (4:30'). Subject to change at the discretion of the performers.

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Presenting Partner

European Union

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