[THE STRAITS TIMES] SINGAPORE BOTANIC GARDENS' 5th ANNIVERSARY AS UNESCO SITE TO BE MARKED WITH SSO VIRTUAL CONCERT

Published on 24 July 2020

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To celebrate the Singapore Botanic Gardens' 5th anniversary as a Unesco World Heritage Site, the National Parks Board (NParks) has teamed up with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) to hold a virtual concert this year.

While the SSO has held many concerts in the park's Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, this year's concert can be enjoyed from the comfort of listeners' homes.

The concert line-up includes prerecorded pieces from previous SSO performances and a concerto which SSO musicians recorded from their homes amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

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