Andrew Litton to conduct first concert as SSO’s Principal Guest Conductor
Published on 17 July 2017
SSO is excited to present Andrew Litton’s first concert as Principal Guest Conductor on September 8 at the Esplande Concert Hall, with Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony, a work full of restless drama and energy. French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet’s recordings of the Bartók concertos have earned rave reviews, and he returns to the Singapore stage with the intriguing First Concerto.
Recently named Principal Guest Conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Litton is also Music Director of the New York City Ballet, Artistic Director of Minnesota Orchestra’s Sommerfest, Principal Guest Conductor of the Colorado Symphony, Conductor Laureate of Britain’s Bournemouth Symphony and Music Director Laureate of Norway’s Bergen Philharmonic.
Award-winning pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet enjoys a prolific recording and international concert career and regularly works with orchestras such as The Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, London Philharmonic, BBC Symphony, NHK Symphony and collaborates with conductors including Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Jurowski, Gianandrea Noseda, François-Xavier Roth, Charles Dutoit, Gábor Takács-Nagy and Sir Andrew Davis amongst others.
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SSO: Litton • Bavouzet
DATE & TIME
08 September 2017 (Friday), 7.30pm
Pre-concert Talk: 6.30pm at library@esplanade
Esplanade Concert Hall
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Litton, conductor
Jean-Efflam Bavouzet, piano
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|SHOSTAKOVICH||October, Op. 131|
|BARTÓK||Piano Concerto No. 1|
|TCHAIKOVSKY||Symphony No. 4 in F minor, Op. 36|
$88, $68, $48, $28, $15
*before booking fees: $1 for tickets $20 and below, $3 for tickets $20.01 to $40, $4 for tickets above $40
Students, Senior Citizens & NSF: 30% discount (Cat 4-5)
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