Music

Planet Earth: 20+ Anniversary Gala Concert

Philharmonic Wind Orchestra (Singapore)

30 Oct 2022, Sun, 7.30pm

1hr 40mins

(Intermission: 1 x 20mins)

Esplanade Concert Hall

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Synopsis

Award-winning performing arts group, the Philharmonic Wind Orchestra “PWO” (previously The Philharmonic Winds), proudly presents its long-awaited gala concert in celebration of its 20+ years of music-making in Singapore.

 

On the theme of the renewal of our planet and the human spirit, the gala concert marks PWO’s relaunch as we emerge from the shadows of the COVID-19 pandemic. The centrepiece of the gala concert will be Symphony no. 3 Planet Earth by the acclaimed Dutch composer Johan de Meij, featuring a women’s festival chorus comprising members of Symphonia Choralis led by chorus master, Chong Wai Lun with support from the Voices of Singapore Ladies choir and artistic director, Darius Lim. This symphony, in addition to being an ode to our planet, is also a representation of our wish for the future and our commitment towards the renewal and sustainability of the wind music community in Singapore.

 

The rest of the concert programme celebrates our 20+ years of making music together and will feature Singaporean composers, conductors, and soloists who have been integral to our growth as an orchestra and the development of the music scene in Singapore.

 

Music Director: Dr. Leonard Tan

Guest Conductors: Dr. Zechariah Goh Toh Chai, Dr. Robert Casteels, ME4 Ignatius Wang

Tenor Soloist: Corey Koh

Chorus: Symphonia Choralis

Chorus master: Chong Wai Lun

with support from: Voices of Singapore Ladies Choir and artistic director, Darius Lim

Advisory:

In line with Safe Management Measures for events exceeding 500 attendees, only fully vaccinated, recovered, medically ineligible individuals, or children aged 12 and below will be admitted. Proof of vaccination via Tracetogether app or token is still required for admission into the concert hall.

 

Refunds will not be granted to ticket-holders who do not meet these admission requirements.

 

To ensure sufficient time for admission, please arrive at the venue at least 30 minutes before the start of the concert.

 

Latecomers will only be admitted at suitable breaks, if any. No changing of seats is allowed.

Admission Age:
4 and above.
Language: English
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Date & Time

30 Oct 2022, Sun

7.30pm

Esplanade Concert Hall

Tickets & Prices

Standard
Cat 1 $48
Cat 2 $35
Cat 3 $25

Concessions for students, NSFs and seniors: 20% off

Group bookings of 5 tickets or more: 20% off

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