Concert Preview Archive

  • Concert Preview / Interview with Viva Viola – August 2017

    alto vista What began as violist Jeremy Chiew’s recital – aptly titled Voila Viola – in 2011 at the Arts House with the intention of inciting greater appreciation for the viola, has become a regular showcase of viola repertoire featuring other young violists. Viva Viola! […]

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  • Interview: Anderson and Roe speak to The Flying Inkpot about ‘The Forte Awakens’

    nderson & Roe is a piano duo like no others you have heard. Forget the chaste siblings playing “chopsticks”. Re-imagining music from Bach and Mozart to Coldplay and Taylor Swift, A+R describe their music as ‘piping hot with an unhealthy dose of adrenaline, 2-4 servings […]

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  • Concert Preview: Interview with Chan Tze Law on Mahler’s edition of Beethoven 9th 11 Feb 2016

    The Orchestra of the Music Makers (OMM) takes on Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, in Gustav Mahler’s edition, at the Esplanade Concert Hall on 4 March 2016. Derek Lim spoke to their music director Chan Tze Law to find out more about Beethoven, Mahler’s edition and more. […]

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  • Interview with Chan Yoong-Han 2014

    Violinist Chan Yoong-Han plays the Sibelius concerto with the Orchestra of the Music-Makers on 13 August 2014 at the Esplanade, 7:30pm. TFI caught up with him to learn more. by Chay Choong and Derek Lim He’s only 39, but violinist Chan Yoong-Han’s musical footprints have long made […]

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  • Concert Preview: NUS Symphony Orchestra: Reverence

    By Chay Choong and Keong Jo Hsi Late last year, a chance reading of an article about an aspiring pianist’s dreams so moved a conductor that he immediately invited her to perform his favourite piano concerto with his orchestra. “I’m happy to have her, it’s an inspiration […]

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