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Event Series Event Series: The Violin and the Erhu

The Violin and the Erhu

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

$15 – $100

Not one but two concertos fill this musical itinerary led by eminent Chinese conductor Long Yu, Music Director of the Shanghai Symphony and Artistic Director/Chief Conductor of the China Philharmonic Orchestra. Karen Gomyo, “a first-rate artist of real musical command, vitality, brilliance and intensity.” (The Chicago Tribune) stars in the American half of the programme with Barber’s Violin Concerto while Yiwen Lu, one of China’s finest exponents of the erhu, will enthral you with the haunting music of Qigang Chen.

Featuring
Singapore Symphony Orchestra / Long Yu, conductor / Karen Gomyo, violin¹ / Yiwen Lu, erhu²

Programme

Barber
Adagio for Strings

Barber
Violin Concerto, Op. 14¹

Borodin
Polovtsian Dances from Prince Igor (arr. Rimsky-Korsakov)

Qigang Chen
Le joie de la souffrance for erhu and orchestra² (Singapore Premiere)

Venue

Victoria Concert Hall
11 Empress Pl
Singapore, 179558 Singapore
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