Published on 26 February 2020
The Singapore Symphony Orchestra is dedicating its concert at the Gardens by the Bay on 15 March 2020 to all healthcare personnel working at the frontline. Located at The Meadow in the Gardens with free seating on park grounds, the event will have precautionary measures such as streamlining of entry points and screening of temperature.
Sunday, 15 March 2020, 6:30 pm
The public is advised not to attend the concert if they are unwell or placed on Leave of Absence.
Other updates on our concerts are as follows:
SSO concert at Esplanade Concert Hall on 29 February 2020 to proceed with new conductors Darrell Ang and Joshua Tan
SSO concert at Victoria Concert Hall on 27 & 28 March 2020 to proceed without popular Chinese baritone Zhou Zhengzhong
SSO free concert at ITE College West on 14 March 2020 cancelled, in line with suspension of large group activities on school grounds
VCHpresents recital by Zhou Zhengzhong on 29 March cancelled
In addition, the SSO has extended concert invitations to healthcare workers, public transport and taxi drivers, as well as private-hire drivers in Singapore, with a pair complimentary tickets to any of these three performances:
“The SSO has been taking extra precautions to ensure the safety of our performers and audience members, as we continue to bring Singapore together and lift spirits with music during these trying times,” said Chng Hak-Peng, CEO of the Singapore Symphony Group. “Many of our concertgoers have expressed their appreciation — as we work hard to maintain the weekly tempo of our appearances in the cultural calendar."
“We also very much look forward to welcoming our frontline workers and hope to be able to provide them with some respite through our music,” he added.