Season 2024/25 • Subscription Concert

The Violin and the Erhu

Long Yu, Karen Gomyo and Yiwen Lu


When

Fri / 16 Aug 24 / 7.30pm

Sat / 17 Aug 24 / 7.30pm

Where

Victoria Concert Hall

Tickets

$100, $75, $55, $40, $30, $15

Duration

1 hr 45 mins (including 20 mins intermission)

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Synopsis

Not one but two concertos fill this musical itinerary led by eminent Chinese conductor Long Yu, Music Director of the Shanghai Symphony and Artistic Director/Chief Conductor of the China Philharmonic Orchestra. Karen Gomyo, “a first-rate artist of real musical command, vitality, brilliance and intensity.” (The Chicago Tribune) stars in the American half of the programme with Barber’s Violin Concerto while Yiwen Lu, one of China’s finest exponents of the erhu, will enthral you with the haunting music of Qigang Chen.

Featuring

Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Long Yu, conductor / Karen Gomyo, violin¹ / Yiwen Lu, erhu²

Programme

Barber

Adagio for Strings

Barber

Violin Concerto, Op. 14¹

- Intermission -
Qigang Chen

Instants d'un Opera de Pekin

Qigang Chen

Le joie de la souffrance for erhu and orchestra² (Singapore Premiere)

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Tickets

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