Sunday, 16 September 2012

Double Bass meets French Horn

31 Oct 2012 (Wed)
12.15 p.m.
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Conservatory Orchestra Hall
Free admission

In this lunchtime free concert, Yang Xun, a student of the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music will perform Tubin's Double Bass Concerto (1948).

In this SoundBites concert, horn player Vadim Shvedchikov will perform Bozza's En foret.

Source: YST Conservatory of Music website.

Saturday, 8 September 2012

Lower Strings Finals for the YST Conservatory Concerto Competition

5 Oct 2012 (Fri)
7.30 p.m.
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Conservatory Concert Hall
Free admission.

Lovers of concertos of lower strings will find this competition a wonderful treat to the various interesting concertos that are composed or transposed for lower strings instruments. Last year, a double bass student won the competition. Could history repeat itself this year?

Source: YST Conservatory website.

Saturday, 1 September 2012

Is performing body language evolving?

11 Sep 2012 (Tue)
5.30 p.m.
Free admission
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, Steven Baxter Recital Studio

In this presentation, Dr Greg Petersen discusses and explores the topic of the performing body language. Dr Petersen is Assistant Professor at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. He has previously spent many years as a professional bassist.

For more information, please visit: Is Performing Body Language Evolving?

Scenes From Yesteryear by NUS Symphony Orchestra

Image credit: NUS Symphony Orchestra.


Scenes From Yesteryear by NUS Symphony Orchestra
29 September 2012 (Sat)
6 p.m. 
Free Admission
National Library Building, NLB Plaza
100 Victoria Street, Singapore 188064
Standing room only.

Based on the theme of ‘Scenes from Yesteryear’, the NUS Symphony Orchestra performs familiar tunes and nostalgic pieces which reach out and strike a chord with Singaporeans of all ages.

Programme:

1. Johann Strauss II – Voices of Spring
2. Saint-Säens – Danse Macabre
3. Dvořák - Slavonic Dance in G minor
4. Beethoven – Symphony No. 5 (1st and 4th movements)
5. Rossini – William Tell Overture


This concert is part of ExxonMobil Campus Concerts. For more info, please visit www.nus.edu.sg/cfa