SSO Gala:
Beethoven Violin Concerto • Crusell Sinfonia Concertante

SSO Gala:
Beethoven Violin Concerto • Crusell Sinfonia Concertante

Fri & Sat, 19 & 20 May 2017, 7.30pm
Victoria Concert Hall


SSO brings its spectacular season to a close with Beethoven’s crown jewel, the Violin Concerto in D major performed in the capable hands of Frank Peter Zimmermann, and the delightful triple concerto by Finnish-Swedish composer Bernhard Crusell featuring old friends Ma Yue, Han Chang Chou and Zhang Jin Min, who will step down as Principal Bassoon after this season. The concert opens with music by Singaporean composer Jeremiah Li.


"Gorgeously ripe tone, easy swagger and intoxicating range of colour" – Gramophone on Frank Peter Zimmermann


Pre-concert Talk: 6.30pm at VCH Music Studio @ L3

Post-concert Symphony Chat: Sat, 20 May 17


Priority sales: 3 Oct 16 | Public sales: 6 Oct 16
Not available for birthday voucher redemption.


Lan Shui, conductor

Frank Peter Zimmermann, violin

Ma Yue, clarinet

Han Chang Chou, horn

Zhang Jin Min, bassoon



Senbonzakura Gossamer Shrouds

the Tal (commissioned by the SSO)

CRUSELL Sinfonia concertante in B-flat major, Op. 3
BEETHOVEN Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 61


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