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Baroque Festival: Music for Kings & Queens

18 Apr 2020 Saturday 7:30PM

[This view is viewable until 18 May 2020]

Witness the majestic tunes of Purcell and Handel, whose unparalleled mastery of setting the English language to music will be showcased in magnificent choral tributes to kings and queens. Swedish-French conductor Sofi Jeannin conducts the combined forces of the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, with German organist Stefan Kießling and Philippine choral director Eudenice Palaruan. Europe and Asia together in song: "My heart is inditing of a good matter; and all the people rejoiced!" - Handel.

HENRY PURCELL
Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
Chacony in G minor, Z.730

GEORGE FRIDERIC HANDEL
Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest
Organ Concerto No. 13 in F major, "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale"
Coronation Anthem: My Heart is Inditing

Sofi Jeannin, conductor
Stefan Kießling, organ/continuo organ
Singapore Symphony Orchestra & Choruses
Eudenice Palaruan, Choral Director

Presenting Partner: European Union in Singapore Celebrating EU-ASEAN Friendship in Singapore.

This concert is also dedicated to the late Dr. Goh Keng Swee, founding patron of the SSO, to mark his 100th birthday.