Jun 27, 2014
- Venue1 Esplanade Drive
- TIMEFriday: from 19:30 to 22:15
- Ticket Price(Exclude booking fee)S$38.00 - S$138.00This event has passed
Singapore music lovers will be treated to a double bill of two of the most popular Chinese pieces, the highly acclaimed Butterfly Lovers Concerto and the Yellow River Cantata.
The Butterfly Lovers Concerto will be a rare performance of the western violin and eastern erhu. It comprises one continuous movement as based on the ancient legend, the Butterfly Lovers. It involves Falling in Love, rejection to the Arranged Marriage and Transformation of the Lovers into Butterflies.
The Yellow River Cantata for chorus and orchestra is one of the greatest achievements in Chinese music, composed by Sian Singhai in 1940's. It praises the courage and fighting spirit of the country,depicting the victorious journey of hatred of War and promotion of World Peace.