[Media Alert] Updates to Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago Concert on 6 Oct
Concert Update: Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago on 6 October 2022
Singapore, 30 September 2022 — The Singapore Symphony Orchestra has announced updates for its concert, Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago, on 6 October.
Mario Venzago, who was slated to conduct the orchestra on 6 October, is indisposed due to health reasons and will be unable to direct the concert. Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti will be replacing Mario Venzago. South Korean violin soloist Soyoung Yoon will be performing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto instead of Venzago’s Violin Concerto as originally programmed. There will be no change to the second half of the concert.
In addition, the concert title Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago will be updated to Soyoung Yoon Plays Sibelius.
Details of Soyoung Yoon Plays Sibelius can be found in the appendix below.
Soyoung Yoon Plays Sibelius
Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Julian Kuerti, conductor / Soyoung Yoon, violin*
Thu / 06 Oct 22 / 7.30pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
Much-praised at her 2018 debut with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, returning South Korean violinist Soyoung Yoon’s fiery energy makes her the perfect exponent of the popular Sibelius Violin Concerto. Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti leads the SSO in this exciting programme that takes you from Ravel’s adrenaline-shot depiction of the waltz to the sunlit rapture of his exhilarating masterpiece, Daphnis and Chloe, a vivid orchestral ode to the Greece of his dreams.
30 Sep Update: Conductor Julian Kuerti will direct this concert as Mario Venzago is indisposed due to health reasons. Soyoung Yoon will perform Sibelius’s Violin Concerto instead of Venzago’s Violin Concerto as originally programmed. There is no change to the second half of the concert.Featuring
Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Julian Kuerti, conductor / Soyoung Yoon, violin*Programme
Violin Concerto in D minor, Op. 47*
|Jean Sibelius (Sibelius)
|Maurice Ravel (Ravel)
Daphnis et Chloé - Suite No. 2
|Maurice Ravel (Ravel)
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