SSO National Day Concert

Orchestra Season

SSO National Day Concert


Sat / 10 Aug 2019 / 7:30PM


Esplanade Concert Hall


Raffles March (World Premiere)
by A. DIETZ (arr. Bertram Wee)

March (Colonial Days)
from Singapore, Symphonic Suite for Large Orchestra

MONTAGE: Concerto for Jazz Piano & Orchestra

- Intermission- 

Jewel of Srivijaya, for Mridangam, Tabla and Orchestra (World Premiere)

Kampong Overture (World Premiere)

The Awakening from Singapore Song Series III
by LAM CHAO PHANG (arr. Leong Yoong Pin)

March On - A Medley of NS Songs* (World Premiere)
by Various Composers (arr. Phoon Yew Tien)

Voices from the Heart 
by TAN, K.C. & BOK, S.Y. (arr. Kelly Tang)

Our Singapore Dream* (World Premiere) 

by DICK LEE (arr. Kelly Tang)

This is Home, Truly

Celebrate Singapore’s National Day in this all-Singaporean showcase of homegrown musical flair. The Singapore Symphony Orchestra joins forces with the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Youth Choir directed by conductor Joshua Tan, for a jubilant evening of familiar favourites and new inspirations. This is home, truly, and our music will tell us so.

Attend This Concert

A unique and heartfelt way to celebrate National Day - through music.


  • Joshua Tan, conductor
  • Jeremy Monteiro, piano
  • Tamagoh, drums
  • Christy Smith, bass
  • Samuel Phua, saxophone
  • Nawaz Mirajkar, tabla
  • V M Sai Akileshwar, mridangam
  • Joanna Dong, jazz vocalist
  • Singapore Symphony Chorus and Youth Choir*
  • Eudenice Palaruan, choral director

Standard Tickets:

$48, $38, $28, $15

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Admission Advice:

Rating/ Age Limit

  • 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.
  • Please bring along proof of child’s age, such as a student concession pass, as random checks may be conducted at the venue.
  • Parents or guardians of children admitted are strongly encouraged to purchase aisle seats.
  • We reserve the right to ask parents to bring children out of the hall should they be disruptive during the performance.
  • No admission without a ticket.

Late Seating

  • You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
  • Latecomers will only be admitted at appropriate pauses during the show or during intermission, if any.

Photography/ Video Recording Rules

  • Non-flash photography is allowed during bows and applause. No photography when artistes are performing.
  • Unauthorised video recordings are strictly not allowed.

Photographs and videos will be taken at the event in which you may appear. Such photographs and videos may be displayed or published on SSG’s website, social media platforms, publications and publicity materials. By attending the event, you consent to the use of these photographs and videos for the foregoing purposes.