SSO PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF "A IS FOR AIYAH"

Published on 14 February 2018

Come March 2, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra presents the world premiere of A is for Aiyah at the Victoria Concert Hall, composed by young Singaporean composer Diana Soh, an alumnus of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and currently based in Paris. French soprano Élise Chauvin brings us on a journey of Mahlerian song through five lieder based on the poetry of Friedrich Rückert, and then the avant-garde theatre of Ligeti’s Mysteries of the Macabre.

Élise Chauvin is a rising French soprano. She started singing at the age of 10, when she joined the Maîtrise de Paris directed by Patrick Marco at the Paris Conservatory. After obtaining a degree in philosophy at the University of Paris VIII (University of Vincennes in Saint-Denis), she studied with Peggy Bouveret at École Normale de Musique de Paris in 2006 and graduated with a Master's Diploma in Music, with the support of the Zaleski Foundation.

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SSO: A IS FOR AIYAH

DATES & TIME

2 March 2018 (Friday), 7.30pm
Pre-concert Talk: 6.30pm at library@esplanade

VENUE

Victoria Concert Hall

PERFORMERS

Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Jason Lai, conductor
Élise Chauvin, soprano
Please contact the Media Officer for photographs and interviews.

PROGRAMME

  • DIANA SOH
    A is for Aiyah from ä bu gi da (World Premiere)
  • WEBERN
    Passacaglia, Op. 1
  • STRAVINSKY
    Symphony in Three Movements
  • LIGETI
    Mysteries of the Macabre

TICKET PRICES*

$72, $52, $32, $18

**before booking fees: $1 for tickets $20 and below, $3 for tickets $20.01 to $40, $4 for tickets above $40.

CONCESSION DISCOUNTS

Students, Senior Citizens & NSF: 30% discount (Cat 3-4)

Tickets are available from SISTIC hotline: 6348 5555, website: www.sistic.com.sg, SISTIC counters island-wide and Esplanade Box Office.

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