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Celebrating 15 Years: Peabody-YST Gala Concert

  • Conservatory Concert Hall YST Conservatory 117376 Singapore (map)

Join us as we celebrate 15 years at YST Conservatory and the culmination of our partnership with the Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University, with a gala concert featuring alumni and faculty from both schools. Performers also include our alumni orchestra conducted by Kahchun Wong, the Red Dot Baroque in their debut performance, the Lorong Boys and a range of alumni soloists, as well as faculty artists Qian ZhouZhang ManchinQin Li-WeiThomas HechtGuennadi MouzykaTony Makarome and Keng-Yuen Tseng (Singapore Chair at Peabody Conservatory).

This concert also kickstarts Voyage, a festival of public concerts curated and performed by YST alumni, that seeks to present classical music in vivid new light.

PROGRAMME

BRAHMS              
Academic Festival Overture

ALUMNI FESTIVAL ORCHESTRA
KAHCHUN WONG, conductor
DU RUI, violin, concertmaster

DVOŘÁK              
String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 77
IV. Allegro Assai

KENG-YUEN TSENG, violin
ZHANG YUCHEN, violin
ZHANG MANCHIN, viola
QIN LI-WEI, cello
GUENNADI MOUZYKA, double bass

WYNNE FUNG
In A Quiet Gray

TAN YUTING
Lights

ALAN CHOO, violin
LIN HENGYUE, piano

RAVEL
La Valse for two pianos

THOMAS HECHT, piano
ABIGAIL SIN, piano


INTERMISSION


CORELLI
Concerto Grosso, Op. 6, No. 4 in D Major

RED DOT BAROQUE
ALAN CHOO & BRENDA KOH, violins (concertino)
GABRIEL LEE & PLACIDA HO, violins (ripieno)
CHEN ZHANGYI, viola
LESLIE TAN, cello
EDMUND SONG, double bass
GERALD LIM, harpsichord

KORNGOLD
Drei Lieder, Op. 22

MARY BURKE, mezzo-soprano
KHOO HUI LING, piano

KERN/FROLOV    
Smoke Gets in Your Eyes

JACOB GADE                       
Jealousy   

QIAN ZHOU, violin
DU RUI, violin
GABRIEL HOE, piano
TONY MAKAROME, double bass

LORONG BOYS
Shape of Paganini

GABRIEL HOE
RIT XU
DAVID LOKE
GABRIEL LEE
JOACHIM THEODORE LIM

 

 

 

TICKETING INFORMATION

• Free admission via registration on Eventbrite
• All event information is correct at the time of print.
• Out of respect for other concertgoers, no children under 6 years of age will be allowed admission.

Earlier Event: August 20
Soundbites: Violin Classics
Later Event: August 22
Voyage: The Pulse