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   LOCAL HAPPENINGS ( ARCHIVES ) Commenced on 14 Feb 2000

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     May 2002

Chopin's Piano Concerto No.1

Piano Explorer Series - Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Choo Huey  -  Conductor

Muza Rubackyté  -  piano

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

- Prokofiev               Overture on Hebrew Themes, Op.34b

- Stravinsky             Concerto in D for Strings (Singapore Premiere) 

- Bartok                   Rumanian Folk Dances

- Chopin                  Piano Concerto No.1 in E minor Op.11

3 & 4 May 2002     8.15pm  Victoria Concert Hall

Pre-concert talk:  7.15pm on both nights

Tickets at S$11, S$16, S$21, S$27, S$37  Concession: S$8, S$12, S$16 (Ticket prices exclude S$1 SISTIC fee)

Call SISTIC Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 or click HERE!

Eastern European Rhapsody

Piano Explorer Series - Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Lan Shui  -  Conductor

KUN Woo Paik  -  piano

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

- Dvorak                  Carnival Overture, Op.92

- Bartok                  Piano Concerto No.2 

- Liszt                    Hungarian Rhapsody No.4 (from piano version No. 12)

- Janacek               Sinfonietta (arr. J Keilberth) (Singapore Premiere)

17 & 18 May 2002     8.15pm  Victoria Concert Hall

Pre-concert talk:  7.15pm on both nights

Tickets at S$11, S$16, S$21, S$27, S$37  Concession: S$8, S$12, S$16 (Ticket prices exclude S$1 SISTIC fee)

Call SISTIC Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 or click HERE!

          - CHIJMES Jazz Series: Tots Tolentino Jazz Band - 19 May 2002

Hilary Hahn Plays Brahms

SSO Gala Concert

Lan Shui  -  Conductor

Hilary Hahn  -  violin

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

- Bach             Brandenburg Concerto No.3 in G major, BWV 1048

- Beethoven     Symphony No. 1 in C major, Op. 21 

- Brahms         Violin Concerto in D major, Op. 77

The young and phenomenal violinist Hilary Hahn returns to Singapore to perform Brahm's monumental Violin Concerto, written for and in close collaboration with the great violinist Joseph Joachim.

24 & 25 May 2002     8.15pm  Victoria Concert Hall

For more information, click HERE!

Tickets at S$11, S$16, S$31, S$46 (stalls); S$61, S$81 (circle)

Call SISTIC Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 or click HERE!

 

     - Sculpture Carnival 2002 at Sculpture Square: 23 - 26 May 2002

     - Artist CHNG Nai Wee's Moleculux - Luminescent bodies in Hyperspace

                 (Exhibition Date: 1 April - 31 May 2002 Venue: Sculpture Square)

 

     April 2002

          CHIJMES: Otrie Barrett Jr & Jitterbugs Swingapore - 21 Apr 2002apore - 21 Apr 

          - AGA New Finds - Art Galleries Festival 2002 (19 - 30 Apr 2002)

          - Meet GAO Anhua - author of "To The Edge Of The Sky" (22 Apr 2002)

Great String Concerto Series - Russian Nights 3

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Jahja LING - Conductor

Kam Ning - Violin

PROGRAMME

Mussorgsky - Prelude to Khovanschina

Tchaikovsky - Violin Concerto in D major, Op.36

Shostakovich - Symphony No.5 in D minor, Op.47

Date:  12 & 13 April 2002   Time:  8.15pm

Venue:  Victoria Concert Hall

Tickets at S$11, S$16, S$21, S$27, S$37

Concession: S$8, S$12, S$16 excludes S$1 SISTIC fee

Available at SISTIC outlets. Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 or click HERE!

Chinese Fantasy

Featuring the much-loved Butterfly Lovers Concerto

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Choo Huey - Conductor

Li Chuan Yun - Violin

PROGRAMME

Zhu Jian-er                       Festival Overture

Chen Gang/He Zhanhao    Butterfly Lovers Concerto

Bizet-Sarasate                 Carmen Fantasie

Chan Pui-Fang                 Symphony No.2, Op.22 "Tsing Ming Memorial"

Liu Tien Shan/Mao Yuan   Dance of the Yao People

Date: 26 & 27 April 2002     Time:  8.15pm

Venue:  Victoria Concert Hall

Tickets at S$11, S$16, S$21, S$27, S$37  Concession S$8, S$12, S$16

Available at all SISTIC outlets. Hotline: (65) 6348 5555 or click HERE!

 

          - SUN Yanzi's 'Start" World Tour 2002 on 27 Apr 2002

          - Singapore Dance Theatre presents Ballet In The Park on 28 Apr 2002

          - Tokyo Kosei Wind Orchestra (TOKWO) Concert on 15 & 16 Apr 2002

          - Tango News: An Update

          - Autumn Tomyam by Action Theatre - new season:  18 - 25 Apr 2002

 

One Flea Spare

By Naomi Wallace

Presented by Luna-id

5 - 13 April 2002   8pm   Guinness Theatre, The Substation

6 - 7 April & 13 - 14 April 2002  3pm   Guinness Theatre

Open Forum of Play:   8 Apr 2002 (Free Admission)

Tickets at S$21 & S$19 (matinees and concessions). All ticket prices inclusive of S$1 TicketCharge booking fee. Call (65) 6835 9485 for more information about group and school discounts.

Guinness Theatre, The Substation is at 45 Armenian Street (off Stamford Road opposite MPH Bookstore)

Tickets available at all TicketCharge outlets. Call (65) 6296 2929 or click HERE!

The Life of Gautama Buddha  - An original stage play

Scripted and directed by Lushin Dubey and Bubbles Sabharwal

Choreography by Santosh Nair

Written in English, with a mystical infusion of Sanskrit and Pali, the play has a broad appeal to people of all ages and backgrounds.

19 - 20 April 2002   8pm   NUS University Cultural Centre

Matinee:  2.30pm

Tickets at S$80, S$65, S$50, S$35 (8pm shows); S$70, S$55, S$45, S$30 (matinees). All ticket prices exclusive of S$1 TicketCharge booking fee.

Tickets available at all TicketCharge outlets. Call (65) 6296 2929 or click HERE!

 

     March 2002

          - NUS Centre for the Arts: Babes Conde in Concert on 16 Mar 2002

          - Universal Blues Band to perform at CHIJMES on 10 Mar 2002

          - Retro In The Park - a concert in the park on 16 & 17 Mar 2002

          - Platinum Bond "Live" in Concert at Suntec City on 18 Mar 2002

 

Rhythms & Rhapsodies

A festival of music

by

The Centre for the Arts (NUS)

22 Feb - 17 Mar 2002

University Cultural Centre

Victoria Concert Hall

I Hear The Water Dreaming

Presented by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

LIM Yao   -  conductor

LOW Shao Suan  -  piano

LOW Shao Ying  -  piano

Maestro LIM Yau's exciting programme explores how different composers perceive the great oceans, in music by Wagner, Mendelssohn, Rimsky-Korsakov and the late Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu. The latter's I Hear The Water Dreaming has a sensuous solo part for the flute. Talented piano duo of LOW Shao Ying and LOW Shao Suan will give the Singapore premiere of Max Bruch's Concerto for Two Pianos.

8 & 9 Mar 2002     8.15pm     Victoria Concert Hall

Tickets at S$37, S$27, S$21, S$16, S$11 Concession: S$16, S$12, S$8

(Ticket prices exclude S$1 SISTIC handling fee)

Tickets available at all SISTIC outlets. Call (65) 348 5555 or click HERE! For more information on the performance, click HERE!

NHK Symphony Orchestra

Presented by Singapore Symphonia Company Ltd

Conductor:  Charles Dutoit     Violin: LEE Huei Min

Toru Takemitsu     Requiem (Singapore Premiere)

Prokofiev              Violin Concerto No. 2 in G minor, Op. 63

Berlioz                 Symphonie Fantastique

10 Mar 2002     8.15pm     University Cultural Centre, NUS

Tickets at S$120, S$90, S$70, S$50, S$30, S$15

(Ticket prices exclude S$1 SISTIC handling fee)

Tickets available at all SISTIC outlets. Call (65) 348 5555 or click HERE! For more information on the performance, click HERE!

Giselle

One of the greatest romantic ballets ever choreographed...

Presented by Singapore Dance Theatre

Choreography by Jean-Paul Comelin  Music by Adolphe Adam

13 - 16 Mar 2002     8.00pm     Kallang Theatre

Tickets at S$48, S$42, S$36, S$28, S$20

(Ticket prices exclude S$1 SISTIC handling fee)

Tickets available at all SISTIC outlets. Call (65) 348 5555 or click HERE!

Music Of The Americas

With Jennifer THAM and Maria Guinand (Venezuela)

Presented by Singapore Youth Choir

16 Mar 2002     8.00pm (Public concert)

17 Mar 2002     4.00pm (Schools concert)

SCO Concert Hall, Singapore Conference Hall

Tickets at S$17 (public concert), S$12 (schools concert)

(Ticket prices include S$1 SISTIC handling fee)

Tickets available at all SISTIC outlets. Call (65) 348 5555 or click HERE!

Tickets for schools concert, please call (65) 332 5815 or email: admin@syc.org.sg

Mini Mozart Festival

Presented by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Conductor:  LAN Shui   Piano: André-Michel Schub

SSO's Mini Mozart Festival features two different programmes of favourite piano concertos and symphonies over two evenings with SSO under Maestro LAN Shui and renowned American pianist André-Michel Schub, Gold Medallist of the 1981 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition.

DAY 1

Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K. 525

Piano Concerto No.23 in A major, K. 488

Symphony No. 39 in E-flat major, K. 543

Day 2

Overture to La Finta Giardiniera, K. 196

Piano Concerto No. 27 in B-flat major, K. 595

March in F major, K. 248

Symphony No. 36 in C major, K. 425 "Linz"

22 & 23 Mar 2002     8.15pm     Victoria Concert Hall

24 Mar 2002     5pm

Tickets at S$11, S$16, S$21 (stalls); S$27, S$37 (circle)  Concession: S$8, S$12, S$16  Tickets for 24 Mar 2002: S$11, S$15

(Ticket prices exclude S$1 SISTIC handling fee)

Tickets available at all SISTIC outlets. Call (65) 348 5555 or click HERE! For more information on the performance, click HERE!

The Actors' Concert

Presented by The Centre for the Arts

A benefit for the Association of Singapore Actors

The Actors' Concert is an all-star lineup of actors who sing! To raise funds for the Association of Singapore Actors, some of our best-love local thespians play singers for a night. Come for this not-to-be-missed concert packed with laughter, fun and music, music, music!

31 Mar 2002     8.00pm     University Cultural Centre, NUS

Tickets at S$25  Free seating

(Available at Project Shop Blood Bros, 290 Orchard Road, #02-20/21, The Paragon; Woof!works Gallery, 11 Unity Street, #01-06, Robertson Walk; or e-mail asa_email@yahoo.com with your ticket orders.

For more information, call (65) 6874 1244

ASA is the first and only association for actors here. Its main objective is developing and maintaining professional standards and upholding the integrity of the actors in the community. For more information, please visit www.asa.org.sg. 

 

Macbeth

As told by the weird sisters

Performed by Zen Zen Zo Physical Theatre

Premiering for the first time in Singapore

Zen Zen Zo is a well-known physical theatre company from Brisbane, Australia, that has trained in contemporary physical training techniques specialising in the Suzuki method (Japan) and Viewpoints (America). The company works closely with Australian schools and has conducted numerous workshops, tours and training demonstrations. Zen Zen Zo has gained a reputation for creating innovative, confronting and often controversial theatre which both excites and challenges its audiences.

6 - 9 Mar 2002

7 - 9 Mar 2002     8.00pm

6 - 8 Mar 2002     3.00pm

Victoria Theatre

Tickets at S$31, S$24.        S$19 (students, NSF & Senior Citizens)  All ticket prices inclusive of S$1 SISTIC booking fee

For corporate bookings or group sales of 20 tickets and above, call Shalini Nair at The Necessary Stage at (65) 440 9876 or email: ticketing@necessary.org

Tickets available at all SISTIC outlets. Call (65) 348 5555 or click HERE!

Shakuntala of the Mahabharata (The first Sanskrit drama in English)

Presented by Centre for the Arts (NUS)

28 - 30 Mar 2002

University Cultural Centre Hall

 

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