SSO Concert Updates: 'Pipe Up! Pedal to the Metal' and President's Young Performers Concert

Published on 28 July 2021

Organist, Isaac Lee

Singapore, 28 July 2021 — The Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is making amendments to the programme for the President's Young Performers Concert on 5 and 6 August 2021. In view of Phase 2 (Heightened Alert) restrictions, this concert’s programme has been amended to: ARENSKY Variations on a Theme by Tchaikovsky, Op. 35a; DEBUSSY Danses sacrée et profane for harp and strings (featuring soloist Charmaine Teo); and TCHAIKOVSKY Serenade for Strings, Op. 48.

Also, the SSO will like to notify that it is cancelling its ‘VCHpresents Organ: Pipe Up! Pedal to the Metal’ concert on Sunday, 1 August 2021. Originally scheduled to take place at Victoria Concert Hall at 2pm and 5pm, this news comes after one of the artists for the concert is indisposed, and is therefore unable to perform.

Ticketholders for both concerts will be contacted via SISTIC to inform them of these updates as well as to process their refunds.

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Founded in 1979, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is Singapore’s flagship orchestra, touching lives through classical music and providing the heartbeat of the cultural scene. In addition to its subscription series concerts, the SSO is also known for its outdoor and community appearances. The orchestra also presents intimate chamber performances in the VCHpresents series, the annual Singapore International Piano Festival (SIPF) and the biennial National Piano and Violin Competition (NPVC) at the Victoria Concert Hall, Home of the SSO. The SSO is part of the Singapore Symphony Group, which also manages the Singapore Symphony Choruses, and the Singapore National Youth Orchestra. The mission of the Group is to create memorable shared experiences with music. Through the SSO and its affiliated performing groups, we spread the love for music, nurture talent and enrich our diverse communities.

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