Temptation of the Saintly Pot

SSO Chamber Series

Temptation of the Saintly Pot


Sat / 18 May 2019 / 7:30PM


Victoria Concert Hall

Programme Brochure


La revue de cuisine

  • Zhao Tian, violin
  • Chan Wei Shing, cello
  • Liu Yoko, clarinet
  • Zhao Ying Xue, bassoon
  • Lau Wen Rong, trumpet
  • Liu Jia, piano

Dixtuor for Wind Quintet and String Quintet

  • Kong Zhao Hui, violin
  • Cindy Lee, violin
  • Shui Bing, viola
  • Guo Hao, cello
  • Wang Xu, double bass
  • Miao Shanshan, flute
  • Pan Yun, oboe
  • Li Xin, clarinet
  • Wang Xiaoke, bassoon
  • Gao Jian, horn

- Intermission -

Sextet for Piano and Winds, Op. 40

  • Miao Shan Shan, flute
  • Elaine Yeo, oboe
  • Tang Xiao Ping, clarinet
  • Christoph Wichert, bassoon
  • Gao Jian, horn
  • Liu Jia, piano

A troupe of zany kitchen utensils narrate a canteen cantilena in Martinů’s jazz ballet, La revue de cuisine, written during his time in Paris. Enjoy a delectable evening featuring the SSO woodwinds in this completely French-inspired programme. Relish the pleasant wit of Jean Françaix’s Dixtuor, and enjoy the sparkling inspiration of Madame Louise Farrenc, whose music was praised by Joseph Joachim and Schumann.


  • SSO Woodwind Musicians

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  • Children must be age 6 and above to be admitted into the hall.
  • Children under 6 will not be admitted into the hall, even with a ticket.
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  • Latecomers will only be admitted at appropriate pauses during the show or during intermission.

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