The Violin and the Erhu

16 Aug 2024 (Fri) -
17 Aug 2024 (Sat)

$10.00 - $100.00

The Violin and the Erhu

16 Aug 2024 (Fri) - 17 Aug 2024 (Sat)
Orchestra Symphony

Date and Time

16 Aug 2024 : 19:30 - 21:15

17 Aug 2024 : 19:30 - 21:15

Location / Links

Victoria Concert Hall

$10.00 - $100.00

Event Details

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.

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

BARBER Adagio for Strings
BARBER Violin Concerto, Op. 141
QIGANG CHEN Instants d’un Opera de Pekin
QIGANG CHEN Le joie de la souffrance for erhu and orchestra2

Admission Rule

Rating / Age LimitChildren 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.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.Admission / Re-admissionYou 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 RulesNon-flash photography is allowed during bows and applause. No photography when artistes are performing.Unauthorised video recordings are strictly not allowed.Photographs and videos will be taken at the event in which you may appear. Such photographs and videos may be displayed or published on SSO’s website, social media platforms, publications and publicity materials. By attending the event, you consent to the use of these photographs and videos for the foregoing purposes.

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