Updates to SSO February programme line-up

Published on 11 February 2022

Singapore, 11 February 2022
[CANCELLED] Daniel Moult – The English Connection

It is with great regret that we announce the cancellation of Daniel Moult – The English Connection concert tomorrow, 12 February at the Victoria Concert Hall. Organist Daniel Moult was tested positive for COVID-19 on his on-arrival PCR test. Hence, as a precaution and for the safety of patrons, the concert will be cancelled.

Ticketholders who have purchased tickets will be offered a full refund. For any further queries, ticketholders can contact the SSO Customer Experience Team at 6602 4245.

[UPDATED] VCHpresents: Temasek Foundation SSO Baroque Festival

Andrew Arthur, who was slated to conduct the orchestra for VCHpresents: Temasek Foundation SSO Baroque Festival – Bach, the Beginning and End on 18 February and VCHpresents: Temasek Foundation SSO Baroque Festival – Music from Georgian England on 19 February, is indisposed and unable to direct both concerts.

Shane Thio will be replacing Andrew Arthur as harpsichordist for both concerts, while Joshua Tan, Principal Conductor of the Singapore National Youth Orchestra and Director of the Asia Virtuosi, will be conducting the concert on 19 February. There will be no change to the concert programme.

Full details of the two Baroque Festival concerts can be found in the updated Appendix below.

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Appendix

VCHpresents: Temasek Foundation SSO Baroque Festival – Bach, the Beginning and End #

dedicated to the late Dr Goh Keng Swee, founding patron of the SSO
Friday, 18 February 2022, 7.30pm
Victoria Concert Hall

“Bach is the beginning and end of all music”, it is said. Two of the most beloved works by Bach, recognisable in all their joy and richness, open and close this first day of SSO’s Baroque Festival. Intimate trio sonatas by Italian and English contemporaries Corelli and Handel join in thoughtful company. Come with us back to the time of the Baroque masters, whose influence on music will never fade.

Date & time
Friday, 18 February 2022, 7.30pm

Venue
Victoria Concert Hall

Performers
Ye Lin, violin
Xu Jue Yi, violin
Zhang Manchin, viola
Jamshid Saydikarimov, cello
Jacek Mirucki, double bass
Evgueni Brokmiller, flute
Shane Thio, harpsichord

Programme
BACH Concerto in D major for Harpsichord and Strings, BWV 1054
CORELLI Trio Sonata in E minor, Op. 2, No. 4
HANDEL Trio Sonata in G, Op. 5, No. 4
BACH Brandenburg Concerto No. 5 in D major, BWV 1050

Tickets
$45, $30, $20 Available on www.sso.org.sg

VCHpresents: Temasek Foundation SSO Baroque Festival – Music From Georgian England #

Saturday, 19 February 2022, 7.30pm
Victoria Concert Hall

Oboes, bassoons, trumpets, timpani, strings and continuo – all the goodness of the Baroque orchestra come together on day two of our Baroque Festival. Join the Singapore Symphony in this evening celebrating the regal music of early Georgian England.

Date & time
Saturday, 19 February 2022, 7.30pm

Venue
Victoria Concert Hall

Performers
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Joshua Tan, conductor

Programme
HANDEL Concerto Grosso in B-flat major, Op. 3, No. 2
AVISON Concerto Grosso No. 9 in C major/A minor
BOYCE Symphony No. 5 in D major
GEMINIANI Concerto Grosso in D minor “La Follia” (after Corelli)
HANDEL Concerto Grosso in A major, Op. 6, No. 11

Tickets
$45, $30, $20 Available on www.sso.org.sg