SNYO in Concert: Elgar Cello Concerto


When

Sat / 30 Nov 19 / 7.30pm

Where

Esplanade Concert Hall

Tickets

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Duration

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SNYO in Concert: Elgar Cello Concerto

Programme Brochure

Synopsis

Singapore Symphony Orchestra’s Principal Cellist, Ng Pei-Sian, joins the Singapore National Youth Orchestra as soloist in Elgar’s Cello Concerto. Written in 1919, the Concerto is one of Elgar’s best-loved works. Alongside the Concerto are two other stylistically distinct 20th-century masterpieces. Opening the concert is Malcolm Arnold’s Four Cornish Dances depicting the history, traditions and character of Cornwall in the southwesternmost region of the United Kingdom. Prokofiev’s Fifth Symphony, written as a musical celebration to the end of the Second World War, rounds off this programme. The composer himself said of this heroic and joyous work, “I wanted to sing the praises of the free and happy human being—of such a person’s strength, generosity and purity of soul.” This concert is conducted by the SNYO’s Principal Guest Conductor Peter Stark.

Programme Brochure

Featuring

Peter Stark, conductor / Ng Pei-Sian, cello / Singapore National Youth Orchestra

Programme

Malcolm Arnold

Four Cornish Dances, Op. 91

Elgar

Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85

Prokofiev

Symphony No. 5 in B-flat major, Op. 100

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Concert Extras

Autograph Session

Tickets

Standard Tickets:

$20, $15

Admission Advice

  • Children must be age 5 and above to be admitted into the hall.
  • Children under 5 will not be admitted into the hall, even with a ticket.
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