Pre-Concert Talks, Autograph Sessions - Schedule and Details

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Beyond the ticket: join us in our concert fringe events designed to help you enjoy the music even more.

Last updated: 18 Mar 2019

Discover new insights into the music you are about to hear in the concert hall. Let our specialist speakers enrich your experience in the world of classical music. Pre-Concert Talks are held from 6.30pm to 7pm.

Note: Concert titles listed below may not reflect the actual topic of the talk.
Fri-Sat, 22 & 23 Mar 2019 Music Studio, Victoria Concert Hall  SABINE MEYER · MOZART CLARINET CONCERTO
Speaker: Aileen Tang
(Subject Head of Performing Arts, National Junior College)
Fri, 12 Apr 2019 library@esplanade

RACHMANINOV PIANO CONCERTO 2
Speaker: Isaac Lee
(Organist)

Thu, 18 Apr 2019

MAESTRO CHOO HOEY
Speaker: Aileen Tang
(Subject Head of Performing Arts, National Junior College)

Sat, 27 Apr 2019

FAMILIAR FAVOURITES: MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO
Speaker: Chua Yi Fang
Head of Department (Aesthetics) at the Anglo-Chinese School (Independent)

Fri, 3 May 2019

RHYTHMS, RITES AND RENEWALS
Speaker: Dr Tony Makarome
(Performer and Associate Professor at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music)

Fri, 10 May 2019

SSO GALA: MISSA SOLEMNIS · MASAAKI SUZUKI
Speaker: Dr Katherine Wallace
(Choral director, performer and music educator)

Further talks will be added at a later date.

Every concert is the result of collaborative hard work. Open rehearsals offer a behind-the-scenes perspective of how the conductor shapes every note and phrase with the orchestra, and how the individual sections come together as a harmonious whole. (Open to public)  

Date Time Venue Details
Thu, 9 May 2019 7.30pm Esplanade Concert Hall SSO GALA: MISSA SOLEMNIS - MASAAKI SUZUKI

Autograph sessions offer the rare opportunity to meet the stars of the show. All autograph sessions are held during intermission unless otherwise indicated. Where applicable, priority in the queue is given to attendees with artiste merchandise.

Date Venue Artiste
Fri, 5 Apr 2019 Esplanade Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Eímear Noone, conductor
Victoria Songwei Li, soprano
Jade Tan, mezzo-soprano

SSO POPS: VIDEO GAMES CLASSICS

(Post-concert signing)

Thu, 18 Apr 2019

Choo Hoey, conductor

MAESTRO CHOO HOEY

(Post-concert signing)

Sat, 27 Apr 2019

Stefan Jackiw, violin

FAMILIAR FAVOURITES: MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO

Fri, 3 May 2019

Maraca2, percussion
Christian Schiøler, timpani

RHYTHMS, RITES AND RENEWALS

Fri, 10 May 2019

Masaaki Suzuki, conductor

SSO GALA: MISSA SOLEMNIS - MASAAKI SUZUKI

(Post-concert signing)

Fri & Sat, 22 & 23 Mar 2019 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Sabine Meyer, clarinet

SABINE MEYER · MOZART CLARINET CONCERTO

Mon, 1 Apr 2019

Martin Setchell, organ

NO ORCHESTRA? NO PROBLEM

(Post-concert signing)

Sat, 6 Apr 2019

Rani Singam, vocals
Chok Kerong, piano

MY MUSE • RANI SINGAM

(Post-concert signing)

Thu, 30 May 2019

Sa Chen, piano

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL • SA CHEN

(Post-concert signing)

Fri, 31 May 2019

Ronan O'Hora, piano

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL • RONAN O'HORA

(Post-concert signing)

Sat, 1 Jun 2019

Kirill Gerstein, piano

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL • KIRILL GERSTEIN

(Post-concert signing)

Sun, 2 Jun 2019

Ingrid Fliter, piano

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL • INGRID FLITER

(Post-concert signing)

Sat, 15 Jun 2019

Tom Bell, organ

THE LITTLE ELEPHANT

(Post-concert signing)

More autograph sessions will be added at a later date.
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