Monday, 30 January 2017

The Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition

The Bradetich Foundation's 2nd International Double Bass Solo Competition will be held from 1 - 5 Sep 2017. This event will be hosted by the University of North Texas College of Music, in Denton, Texas, USA.

The finest solo performers in the world are invited to compete for the most generous award in double bass history with a first prize value at more than USD30 000.

For more information on the Bradetich Foundation International Double Bass Solo Competition, please visit: http://bradetichfoundation.org/index.php?page=competition

To make a donation to the Bradetich Foundation to support its mission to advance and cultivate a prominent international presence for double bassists, and to command high performance standards and opportunities through solo competitions, educational outreach and cross-cultural connections, please visit its web site to make a donation by clicking on the "Donate Now" button: http://bradetichfoundation.org

Saturday, 28 January 2017

Senior Recitals - Double Bass

17 Apr 2017 (Mon)
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
Conservatory Concert Hall
Free Admission
2.30 p.m.: Sun Chengguang
3.30 p.m.: Wang Runan
5 p.m. Brandon Wong Chang Chze

This April 2017, we are definitely in for a treat to double bass senior recitals by final year students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. Be sure to mark this date on your calendar please.

Source of information: https://www.ystmusic.nus.edu.sg/events/2017/4/10/senior-recitals


Sunday, 18 September 2016

Bass Line

Bass Line
4 Nov 2016, Friday
7.30 p.m.
Conservatory Orchestra Hall (Level 3)
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
Free admission.

Students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music will be presenting a range of music on the double bass. For more information, please visit: Bass Line (4 Nov 2016).

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)

Programme:
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.

For more information, please visit:
https://www.esplanade.com/events/2016/australian-world-orchestra-2016-singapore-tour
https://www.australianworldorchestra.com.au

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.