Music: Classical & Opera
World Orchestra Festival - open for applications from Thu 20th Jul to Sun 23rd Jul
Those wishing to apply to the 5th World Orchestra Festival in Vienna (20-23 Jul) can now do so. This event is for student and adult orchestras wishing to participate in a unique event in world music capital Vienna.To apply or find out more, click here.
Cantonese Concert Fri 31st Mar
Victoria Concert Hall hosts this evening performance with conductor Tsung Yeh, dizi master Ricky Yeung Wai Kit, and Yu Le Fu on Gaohu. Works include 'Stepping Up and Up' and 'Walking in the Rain with a Sunny Heart'.In English and Mandarin.
The Conservatory Orchestra teams up with conductor Yang Yang and Qin Li-wei on cello for this evening performance of Rachmaninoff's Symphony No 2.
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra Mon 1st May
Conductor Jaap van Zweden teams up with violinist Ning Feng for this evening performance at the Esplanade's Concert Hall, featuring works by Mozart and Mahler.
Headed up by conductor Lim Yau, with Foo Say Ming as Head of Strings, this evening concert presents Rodion Shchedrin’s Carmen Suite.More information from here; register here
At the Esplanade's Concert Hall, The Orchestre des Champs-Elysées, give a performance of Beethoven's works using instruments the great composer would have used.Includes Symphonies No. 5 in C minor and No. 7 in A major.
Les Sonates Françaises Mon 24th Apr
An evening performance at the Esplanade's Recital Studio with husband and wife musicians Siew Yi Li (violin) and Beatrice Lin (piano). On the progamme, works by Debussy, Faure and Pierne.
The International Festival Chorus is a long-standing community choir of local and expatriate music lovers with a passion for singing, musical learning and promoting international understanding. Make a note to book for the Spring concert, which pays tribute to the diverse choral music culture within...
At the Conservatory's Concert Hall, an evening concert with Chamber Singers and conductor Jennifer Tham, entertaining the audience with music of a heavenly theme.
A lunchtime Conservatory concert at the Asian Civilisations Museum, as the Voice Department sing works by Mozart and Mendelssohn.
Picnic Suite Sun 16th Apr
Just as it sounds, this is a picnic concert at the Esplanade's Recital Studio, led by Roberto Alvarez on flute and Kevin Loh on guitar, with a diverse programme including Latin American and Romanian music, and more.
This percussion masterclass at the Conservatory's Orchestra Hall is with conductor and author Steven Schick, music director of La Jolla Symphony and Chorus, and artistic director of San Francisco Contemporary Music Players.
Musical Portraits by Kenneth Hamilton Tue 18th Apr
At the Esplanade's Recital Studio, pianist Kenneth Hamilton performs an evening concert with a range of music inspired by art, as well as Chopin’s third Sonata.
A Night at the Musicals with Three Phantoms from Fri 12th May to Sat 13th May
Top hits from classic musicals in Earl Carpenter's show at Mediacorp's MES Theatre. Look out for showtunes from big productions such as Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, We Will Rock You, and more.
24th Singapore International Piano Festival: Fantasies & Memories from Thu 1st Jun to Mon 5th Jun
Epic piano performances over two days at Victoria Concert Hall, with four well known pianists: Joseph Moog, Wong Chiyan, Hüseyin Sermet and Stephen Kovacevich.Performance times: Sun: 16:00, Mon 19:30
SCO Mother's Day Concert - A Kiss From Mum from Fri 12th May to Sat 13th May
Conductor Quek Ling Kiong heads up this annual concert of Chinese music for mums on the Red Dot. This two-day musical extravaganza at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium includes performances from local getai singers, the SCO pop ensemble, and many classic songs.In English and Mand...
SSCC 11th Anniversary Concert: Sound Musings Sat 27th May
The Singapore Symphony Children's Choir celebrate another milestone with Choirmaster Wong Lai Foon. Today's performance at Victoria Concert Hall includes Darius Lim's 'Echoes of the Lost World', Rachmaninov Vocalise, and more.Tickets from sistic
SSO Pops Concert: Makoto Ozone Rhapsody In Blue Sat 8th Apr
Japanese jazz pianist Makoto Ozone entertains at the Esplanade's Concert Hall, with Joshua Tan and the Singapore Orchestra. Includes pieces by Tchaikovsky, Ravel and Gershwin.
SCO with George Gao and Zhao Cong from Fri 2nd Jun to Sat 3rd Jun
Conductor Tsung Yeh heads up this performance at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium, with George Gao and Zhao Cong. Be entertained by a range of musical works, including 'Kampung Spirit', 'Dance of the Yi People' and 'Impressions of Chinese Music'.In English and Mandarin.
This afternoon sharing concert features Hsin-Yun Huang on violin and Luca Buratto on piano, playing Beethoven's 'Appassionata' Sonata, Cello Sonata Op. 102 No. 2, Ligeti's études for Solo Piano; and Solo Viola Sonata.
SSO Gala: Masaaki Suzuki Conducts Mozart Fri 28th Apr
Masaaki Suzuki leads Singapore Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonic Chamber Choir at this Esplanade concert, with two major Mozart pieces on the programme. With Marie Arnet as soprano and James Hall as countertenor.
VCH Organ Series: Pavel Kohout Mon 10th Apr
Pavel Kohout on organ for this Victoria Concert Hall showcase of works by Bach, Dubois, Widor and more, with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.Take a tour of the Concert Hall after the concert - register 45 minutes before the show.
Conservatory students from Years 1 and 2 showcase works that are the result of work from a four-week Group Activities learning period.
Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore from Fri 19th May to Mon 22nd May
This opera, played out in Italian with Chinese and English subtitles, is directed by Tom Hawkes and conducted by Joshua Kangming Tan. A poor lovestruck man resorts to magic to win the woman he loves.Performance times Fri, Sat, Mon 20:00 / Sun 15:00
Headed up bu Artistic Director Quek Ling, this afternoon concert with The Purple Symphony is held at the NUS University Cultural Centre Hall, and promises a wide range of music from around the world.
Children go on a journey through a musical weather forecast, by exploring different beats and melodies, and hearing how music can sound like the weather. Professor Quek takes younger audiences on this exciting adventure. In English and Mandarin.
Dreams of Homeland - SCO with Zhang Wei Liang Sun 21st May
An evening of music from Chinese dizi master Zhang Wei Liang, performing the major work Dreams of Homeland at Victoria Concert Hall. In English and Mandarin.
Following this afternoon's sharing concert at Victoria Concert Hall, the venue provides more music from Beethoven, with three major works: String Quartet in F minor Op. 95 'Serioso'; Sonatas for Piano and Violin Op. 96; and Piano Trio Op. 97 'Archduke'.
A Night At The Opera Wed 5th Apr
A heady evening at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium as Cambridge International Opera brings together top opera singers to perform classic numbers. Composers include Monteverdi, Handel, Mozart, Bizet, Delibes and Verdi, with singers Billie Robson, Simone Ibbett-Brown, Tim Morgan and m...
Chinese Chamber Music: 5trings Wed 5th Apr
At the Esplanade's Recital Studio, a performance by the SCO Silk String Quartet featuring works by the late Hu Deng Tiao. Stay on after the show for a discussion in English and Mandarin.
SSO Subscription: Messiaen's Turangalîla Sat 1st Apr
An Esplanade concert with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra with Lan Shui conducting, Andreas Haefliger on piano and Cynthia Millar ondes Martenot. On the programme, Messiaen's Turangalila.
SSO Chamber Series: Four Seasons Sun 23rd Apr
A Singapore Symphony Orchestra concert at Victoria Concert Hall, showcasing Brahms' Third Piano Quartet, as well as Piazzolla's Oblivion for Piano Trio and Four Seasons for Piano Trio.