CELESTIAL PIPES

VCH Organ Series

CELESTIAL PIPES

Schedule

Sat / 16 Jun 2018 / 4:00PM

Venue

Victoria Concert Hall

A blank slate, infinite grains of sand, infinite possibilities. Conjuring a magician’s power, he channels the spirit of the music that encompasses all cosmic force through his delicate palms. Into the grains of sand he breathes life, an organic body. Sand artist Lawrence Koh animates The Planets by Gustav Holst in a celestial collaboration with organist Winfried Bönig. Widor’s standout work, the Toccata from Organ Symphony No. 5 has saluted countless weddings to date, its upbeat and charming character irresistibly captivating.

With support from the Singapore Chapter of the American Guild of Organists
www.singaporeago.org

Pre and post-concert activities:

Planetarium @ Level 1 VCH Atrium
Free Admission (with a valid ticket slip^)

Timings: 1pm, 2pm, 3pm*, 4pm, 5pm*

*These sessions are reserved for VCH Organ Series: Celestial Pipes ticketholders only.

^Ticket slips must be collected before each session. Ticket collection commences 30 minutes before each session. All participants must be present during ticket collection.

Each session will last 45 minutes.

Please note: This experience will include cramp spaces and pitch darkness. Each session will only admit 25 people.

Organ Exhibition @ Level 2 VCH Foyer
Free Admission

Timing: 1pm - 5:30pm

  • Down-sized pipe organ model demonstration
  • DIY panpipes
  • The Science Behind Sound – a demonstration by students from the National University of Singapore

Standard Tickets:

  • $20

Featuring

  • Winfried Bönig, organ
  • Lawrence Koh, sand artist

Programme

  • BACH
    Sinfonia from Cantata No. 29
  • WIDOR
    Bach’s Memento
    V. Sicilienne
    VI. Mattheus-Final
  • HOLST
    The Planets

    I. Mars
    II. Venus

    IV. Jupiter

  • WIDOR
    Organ Symphony No. 5, Op. 42 No. 1
    II. Allegro Cantabile
    III. Adagio
    V. Toccata

Sponsored By

  • Lee Foundation

 

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