Saturday, 14 August 2010
There seems to be a trend for concerts to be given exclusive sounding names. Please do not ask me how to pronounce (Folk)lórica!
Anyway, if I were to put it in accessible language, the NUS Symphony Orchestra will be presenting an outreach concert performing orchestral music inspired by folk tunes and dances on 12 Sep 2010 (Sat). This concert is intended to presented to the public the lighter side of classical music.
Date: 12th Sept 2010 (Sat)
Venue: NUS University Cultural Centre Hall
Time: 6 pm
Georges Bizet | Carmen Suite for Orchestra No. 2
Edvard Grieg | Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, Op. 46
Yuzu Toyama | Rhapsody for Orchestra
Emmanual Chabrier | España, Rhapsody for Orchestra
Free admission. Tickets will be available at the door from 5pm on a first-come-first-serve basis. Pre-ordering of tickets have been closed.
Sunday, 8 August 2010
The Centre for the Arts (CFA) will be opening its doors for the biggest party on NUS Kent Ridge campus. In this house party, guests can expect to be treated to performances by the various CFA arts groups. In addition, there will be food to satisfy the palate and the tummy at the Food Paradise bazaar. There will also be exclusive backstage tours of the University Cultural Centre.
Specifically, the NUS Symphony Orchestra will be performing Singaporean composer Kelly Tang’s Sketches of Singapore, an orchestral work that incorporates themes from familiar local tunes in an exciting and colourful medley in celebration of Singapore’s National Day.
CFA House Party, Music Showcase (NUSSO)
Date: 11th August 2010 (Wed)
Venue: University Cultural Centre Theatre
Time: 7.45 pm
Come and listen to us.