[XINHUA] Pilot live concert in Singapore comes back to life amid COVID-19

Published on 09 October 2020

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Melodies of classic music filled the Victoria Concert Hall Thursday evening, in front of an intoxicated audience for the first time in six months.

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) was presenting a concert of chamber music for an audience of 50 at the hall, which featured Joseph Haydn's string quartet Emperor and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky's string sextet Souvenir de Florence.

The concert is part of a handful of small-scale live performances that will be taking place this month in a pilot scheme by the country's National Arts Council (NAC) with safe management measures.

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