11 July 2014

Love and Friendship Chamber Concerts

Coming up at the Esplanade Recital Studio this September are a pair of chamber concerts which I'm sure will be of interest to you and your family, one concert being aimed at adults and one at children. 

Love and Friendship ~ Mendelssohn, the Schumanns and Brahms

8pm - Wednesday 24 September 2014 Esplanade Recital Studio

Be enthralled by the aching beauty and romantic melodies of Mendelssohn, Robert and Clara Schumann, and Brahms, delivered live by world-class musicians. Immerse yourself as we lead you on a carefully curated musical journey revealing the intertwining love and friendship between these German romantic greats.  Blink and you’'ll miss this one-day only performance!

The intimate Esplanade recital studio is the perfect venue for experiencing the chamber music presented by eminent Singaporean violinist Tee Khoon Tang, critically acclaimed pianist Sam Haywood who performs all over the world as soloist and duo partner to Joshua Bell, and one of Europe's finest young solo cellists Matthew Huber.

Love and Friendship ~ Mendelssohn, the Schumanns and Brahms - A Concert for Children

6pm - Sunday 28 September 2014 Esplanade Recital Studio

If you are 12 and under, and want to experience music up-close, ask questions, listen to accomplished musicians share about the music of great German Romantic composers and be entertained with fun musical games, then you are in for a wonderful treat.

Join eminent Singaporean violinist Tee Khoon Tang, UK cellist Matthew Huber and critically acclaimed British pianist Sam Haywood on a journey through love and friendship in this concert especially for children. We will explore some of the most beautiful and touching chamber music written by Mendelssohn, Robert Schumann, Clara Schumann, and Brahms, which came forth out of their intense love for life, friendships, humanity and heavenly ideals.

Award-winning virtuoso Tee Khoon Tang is Singapore’s second recipient of the National Arts Council’s Violin Loan Scheme, playing a J.B. Guadagnini made in 1750. Sam Haywood is an acclaimed British pianist who performs all over the world as soloist and duo partner to Joshua Bell. Matthew Huber is one of Europe’s finest young solo cellists and chamber musicians. Having received elite music education and performed to audiences around the world, these musicians are now sharing their knowledge and expertise with the budding musician in you.

Admission is open only to children 12 and under. Parents, please grab a cup of tea or go for a round of shopping while your children soak up fifty minutes of great music and get themselves a fun world-class learning experience!

More details about the concerts, performers and where you can purchase tickets can be found here.

Check out violinist Tee Khoon Tang's Facebook page too.

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