Tuesday, 23 August 2016

Australian World Orchestra 2016 Singapore Tour

Australian World Orchestra 2016 Singapore Tour
1 Oct 2016, Sat
7.30 p.m.
Esplanade Concert Hall
Conductor: Alexander Briger.
Ticket Pricing: $208, $178, $158, $128, $108, $88 (Excludes Booking Fee)

Boléro, Ravel
Symphony No. 5, Tchaikovsky
The Witching Hour — Concerto for 8 Double Basses, Elena Kats-Chernin

Double bassists and lovers of music for the double bass will find this concert an interesting one as this historic concert by the Australian World Orchestra for its 2016 Singapore tour will feature the international premiere of the Australian World Orchestra's new commissioned concerto by acclaimed Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin titled The Witching Hour. This concerto for eight double basses is a first in orchestral music history and has been composed specifically to showcase the outstanding double bass section of the Australian World Orchestra.

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Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Transporting the double bass

Double bassist, Thomas Yao, has an informative article titled Affordable Double Bass Transport in Singapore. Check this article out if you are looking for information on this issue.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Bass Line 2016

Students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music's double bass department will be presenting a night of double bass music.

Bass Line 
2 April 2016, Sat
6.00 p.m.
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, 
Conservatory Orchestra Hall, Level 3
Free admission.

Monday, 11 January 2016

Miniatures 2016: It's About Time!

Miniatures 2016: It's About Time!
20 Jan 2016, Wed, 
8 p.m. 
At Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, YST Concert Hall. 
Free admission with registration.

The free tickets will be available at the door (limited number and subject to availability) and from this site: http://tinyurl.com/miniatures16

Here is a free chamber music concert where you will be treated to performances by a number of chamber music ensembles.

One of the ensembles that will be performing is a double bass quintet. The quintet will be presenting two items scored for the double bass quintets. These are:

  • Georges Bizet's Carmen Suite (arranged by Norman Ludwig). 
  • Simon Garcia's Danza Chinesca.

Lend them our support and presence please.

Wednesday, 29 July 2015

Bass Line

Yet another year of double bass music to treat our ears and souls. Double bass students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music jointly presents a series of music performed on the double bass this November.

Bass Line
7 Nov 2015 (Sat)
6.00 p.m.
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Orchestra Hall (Level 3)
National University of Singapore
3 Conservatory Drive
Free admission

source: http://music.nus.edu.sg/event_details.html?EventID=2111&Year=YearFilter=2015&TypeFilter=&MonthFilter=11

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

BASSically will be performing at the Singapore Children's Society Awards on 17 Jun 2015

Sanche, Pei Yun, Justin and Ian. (Left to Right)

BASSically will be performing at the Singapore Children's Society Awards on 17 June 2015 (Wed) at Pan Pacific Singapore. At this event, the Singapore Children's Society will confer awards to individuals and organizations in recognition of their efforts and immense contributions towards the cause of helping children in need.

We are thankful for the opportunity to play music to celebrate the joy of contributing to worthy causes and to give thanks to the individuals and organizations who have made our community a more loving one for all, particularly children in need. Our heartfelt thanks to Singapore Children's Society for the invitation.

About BASSically:  
BASSically is a double bass ensemble based in Singapore. The ensemble's vision is to inspire music lovers in Singapore to appreciate the versatility of the double bass. BASSically aims to promote the appreciation of double bass music in Singapore.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Damien Kee's graduation recital on 14 May 2015

Double bassist, Damien Kee, will be presenting his graduation recital. Witness the progress that he has accomplished over the past five years since making a switch to study music.

14 May 2015, Thu
Approximate timing: 11.05 a.m.
Lee Foundation Theatre
NAFA Campus 3 
Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts
151 Bencoolen Street
Singapore 189656
Free admission

Giovanni Bottesini's Elegy No. 1 in D Major
Giovanni Bottesini's Fantasia on 'La Sonnambula'
Serge Koussevitzky's Chanson Triste Op. 2
Eduard Tubin's Concerto for Double Bass

Pianist: Angelies Earlnus

The approximate duration of this graduation recital is 40 minutes.