Season 2020/21

SSO National Day Concert 2020 (Online)

A Nation In Harmony


Sat / 15 Aug 20 / 8.00pm


SISTIC Live [Online]





Programme Brochure


A nation’s tunes are the unifying music of its people, and an essential ingredient of national identity. New music by Singapore’s finest young trailblazers in composition take centrestage at this year’s SSO National Day Concert. Musicians, singer, dancer, sign language interpreter - we unite to celebrate Singapore’s 55th birthday.

Pre-recorded at the Esplanade Concert Hall, Aug 2020. This online concert replaces the original programme previously announced.

FORMAT: SISTIC Live stream on 15 Aug. Concert begins at 8pm with countdown lobby open at 7.30pm. Viewable until 29 Aug, 8pm.

Programme Brochure


Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Darrell Ang, conductor / Benjamin Kheng, artist / Kshirja Govind, Bharatanatyam dancer / Khairudin Saharom, master of ceremonies / Janis Wong, sign language interpreter


New Beginnings

World Premiere

Sandra Lim


Asian Premiere

Tan Yuting

City Arising

World Premiere

Jonathan Shin

Brahman: Kannagi’s Realization

World Premiere

John Sharpley


Dick Lee

arr. Kelly Tang

Count on Me, Singapore

Hugh Harrison

arr. Kružík

Majulah Singapura

reorchestrated 2020, World Premiere

Zubir Said

arr. Kelly Tang

Concert pre-recorded at the Esplanade Concert Hall with no audience, and interviews/dance filmed at the Victoria Concert Hall, August 2020.

^The video of "Home" was recorded at the SSO National Day Concert 2018, featuring the Singapore Symphony Choruses.




Ticket sales will begin on 4 Aug 2020, 10am and end on 29 Aug, 6pm.

Pay-as-you-wish: $5, $10, $20, $30, $50^

^before booking fees: $0.50 for tickets $10 and below, $1 for tickets $10.01 to $20, $3 for tickets $20.01 to $40, $4 for tickets above $40.

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