John Williams - Essay and Flute Concerto

29 Mar 2024 (Fri) -
30 Mar 2024 (Sat)

$10.00 - $88.00

John Williams - Essay and Flute Concerto

29 Mar 2024 (Fri) - 30 Mar 2024 (Sat)
Orchestra Symphony

Date and Time

29 Mar 2024 : 19:30 - 21:15

30 Mar 2024 : 19:30 - 21:15

Location / Links

Victoria Concert Hall

$10.00 - $88.00


Event Details

A dark and mysterious atmosphere fills the Essay for Strings by John Williams, the most famous film composer of our times. You may be more familiar with his music for the movies, but you’ll certainly hear a dramatic hint of his well-known scores in the Essay and his Japanese-influenced Flute Concerto, starring SSO Principal Flute and Stephen Riady Chair, Jin Ta. The blistering energy of Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2 makes an exciting contrast in the second half.  

Singapore Symphony Orchestra 
Gabriel Venzago, conductor 
Jin Ta, flute* 

JOHN WILLIAMS Essay for Strings (Asian Premiere) 
JOHN WILLIAMS Flute Concerto* (Asian Premiere) 
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 2 in D major, Op. 36

Admission Rule

Rating/ Age Limit

Children must be age 7 and above to be admitted into the hall.
Children under 7 will not be admitted into the hall, even with a ticket.
Please bring along proof of child’s age, such as a student concession pass, as random checks may be conducted at the venue.   
Parents or guardians of children admitted are strongly encouraged to purchase aisle seats.
We reserve the right to ask parents to bring children out of the hall should they be disruptive during the performance.
No admission without a ticket.

Late Seating

You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
Latecomers will only be admitted at appropriate pauses during the show or during intermission, if any. 

Photography/ Video Recording Rules

Non-flash photography is allowed during bows and applause. No photography when artistes are performing.
Unauthorised video recordings are strictly not allowed.

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