JOSHUA TAN TO STEP IN FOR JASON LAI IN SSO’S DISCOVERING MUSIC! CONCERT ON MAY

Published on 10 April 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances, SSO Associate Conductor Jason Lai is unable to host SSO’s final Discovering Music! concert of the season on 1 May. The performance will now be led by Joshua Tan, who is also an SSO Associate Conductor.

In this SSO Discovering Music! concert, find out about the trail-blazing Concerto for Orchestra by Hungarian composer Bartók, where everyone in the orchestra is treated as a soloist.

Singaporean conductor Joshua Tan is well-known for conducting the SSO’s popular Christmas Concerts, Concerts for Children, Community Outreach Concerts such as the Botanic Gardens concerts as well as conducting in the President’s Young Performers’ Concerts and the National Piano & Violin Competition. Joshua also conducts West Side Story with live orchestral music on Apr 13. Joshua’s rise to prominence on the international scene has been marked by successful debuts in Carnegie Hall, Philharmonie Berlin, Mariinsky Hall, Bunkamura, Shanghai, Beijing and Taiwan. He is the first-ever recipient of the Charles Schiff Conducting Prize from The Juilliard School for outstanding achievement, and also received Singapore’s Young Artist Award in 2011.

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SSO DISCOVERING MUSIC!: EVERYONE IS A SOLOIST! #

DATES & TIME #

1 May 2018 (Tuesday), 4pm

VENUE #

Victoria Concert Hall

PERFORMERS #

Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Tan, conductor

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TICKET PRICES* #

$20

*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 & PWDs: $15

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