Singapore Wind Symphony Presents: Classic!
In a celebration of tradition and innovation, the Singapore Wind Symphony presents “CLASSIC” – showcasing a diverse program including works by well-known classical composers composed or arranged for the wind band, as well as brand new works that heralds its exciting future.
Jointly led by one of the band’s pioneer Music Directors, Mr. Luk Hoi yui and its Music Director Adrian Tan, the program includes Gustav Holst’s seminal work, the First Suite in Eb for Military band, as well as transcriptions of orchestral favorites by the Russian masters Glinka, Mussorgsky and Shostakovich. The SWS will also pay tribute to the doyen of Singaporean composers, Leong yoon Pin, with a performance of his transcription of “Giocoso: Largamente” from Symphony No. 2. Other highlights include the Asian Premiere of the hauntingly beautiful romance from Stephen Melillo’s Concerto for Violin & band, featuring acclaimed Singaporean violinist, Loh Jun Hong as well as the World Premiere of the wind band version of the burmese March by renowned
Thai composer Somtow Sucharitkul from his brand new ballet-opera “Suriyothai”.
“Ruslan & Ludmilla” Overture
First Suite in Eb for Military Band
“Romance” for Violin & Band
(featuring Loh Jun Hong, violin)
“Giocoso: Largamente” from Symphony No. 2 (1979)
“Burmese March” from Suriyothai
Selections from “Pictures at an
“Finale” from Symphony No. 5
Tickets are available at $15 from www.sws.sg or Singapore Wind Symphony Facebook Page. For ticketing enquiries and school/group/corporate bookings, please write to email@example.com or call 9768 4722.