Tuesday, June 17, 2014

'Bridging Frontiers' by the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra - 21 June 2014 (Sat)

The Metropolitan Festival Orchestra goes on a second outing this coming Saturday with Bridging Frontiers, featuring two concertos on the programme: a Chinese-influenced piece for erhu duo by composer Liu Xi-Jin and Richard Strauss's Horn Concerto no.1. Personally speaking, the latter is a favourite of mine, as it is required playing for every horn player in the music college that I attended, so I'm looking forward to hearing it live again in a professional setting. Here's more information:

Reflecting the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra’s vision to enrich lives through orchestral performances that connect, inspire and entertain, this concert will bring together lovers of both Chinese and Western classical music in a celebration of orchestral music in a uniquely Singapore context, combining the artistry of some of Singapore’s most recognisable and respected classical musicians. Featuring Han Chang-Chou (horn), Ling Hock-Siang (erhu) and Wilson Neo (erhu). Maestro Chan Tze-Law conducts.

Event details are as follows:

Date: 21 June 2014
Time: 7:30pm
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Ticket Price: $19 - $190
Ticketing Website: SISTIC
Website: www.metropolitan.sg or https://www.facebook.com/metropolitan.sg

The MFO is giving out 2 pairs of tickets for their upcoming Bridging Frontiers concert  to readers of The Mad Scene! Just tell us the names of the three instrumental three soloists; the first two readers to post the correct answers in the comments section wins! 

Do leave a contactable phone number or email address that I can contact you with, I can delete them after the competition if you wish. The Mad Scene reserves the right to have final say over the results. Start keying in your replies now!

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