Concert Extras

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

Last updated: 18 Nov 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.

Date Venue Details
Fri & Sat, 22 & 23 Nov 2019 VCH Music Studio The Jussen Brothers Play Mozart
Speaker: Darren Sim (Music educator)
Thu & Fri, 28 & 29 Nov 2019 VCH Dance Studio

Akiko Suwanai Plays Mozart
Speakers: Mario Venzago (Conductor) and Natalie Ng (Former music critic with The Straits Times, programmer at The Esplanade Co Ltd and musicologist)

Thu, 5 Dec 2019 library@esplanade

Zhang Haochen Plays Mozart
Speaker: Andrew Lim (Creative Director and Presenter at Symphony 92.4 FM)

Further talks will be added at a later date.

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 & Sat, 22 & 23 Nov 2019 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Lucas & Arthur Jussen, pianos

The Jussen Brothers Play Mozart

Thu & Fri, 28 & 29 Nov 2019 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Akiko Suwanai, violin

Akiko Suwanai Plays Mozart

Sat, 30 Nov 2019
(Post-Concert)
Esplanade Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Ng Pei-Sian, cello
Peter Stark, conductor

SNYO in Concert: Elgar Cello Concerto

Thu, 5 Dec 2019 Esplanade Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Zhang Haochen, piano

Zhang Hao Chen Plays Mozart

Sun, 9 Feb 2020 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Wu Wei, sheng

VCHpresents Chamber: Endless Sound 无限的笙

Sun, 29 Mar 2020 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Zhou Zhengzhong, baritone
Lim Yan, piano

VCHpresents Chamber: Songs of Nostalgia

Sat & Sun, 11 & 12 Apr 2020 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Bojan Cicic, violin/conductor

VCHpresents Baroque Festival

Fri, 15 May 2020 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Miloš Karadaglić, guitar

VCHpresents Excite!: Miloš Karadaglić - Here Comes The Sun

Sat, 13 Jun 2020 Victoria Concert Hall Stalls Foyer

Tom Scott, piano and animator
Jonathan Scott, organ

VCHpresents Organ: The Composer and the Mouse

More autograph sessions will be added at a later date.

Date Time Venue Details
Fri, 17 Apr 2020   Victoria Concert Hall

The Stradivari Quartet Plays Mahler
Speakers: 
Xiaoming Wang (Violin)
Sebastian Bohren (Violin)
Lech Antonio Uszynski (Viola)
Maja Weber (Cello)

Sun, 19 Apr 2020   Victoria Concert Hall The Stradivari Quartet Plays Beethoven
Speakers: 
Xiaoming Wang (Violin)
Sebastian Bohren (Violin)
Lech Antonio Uszynski (Viola)
Maja Weber (Cello)
 

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 Artiste
Sat, 11 Apr 2020 10am Victoria Concert Hall Bojan Cicic
Further Open Rehearsals will be added at a later date.

Date Time Venue
Mon, 16 Dec 2019 1.30pm – 2.15pm
  • Tour is free and open to public.
  • Pre-registration is required and will open on 2 Dec 2019.
Mon, 24 Feb 2020
  • Tour is free and open to public.
  • Pre-registration is required and will open on 10 Feb 2020.
Mon, 4 May 2020
  • Tour is free and open to public.
  • Pre-registration is required and will open on 20 Apr 2020.
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