Kahchun Wong and Gerhard Oppitz - Brahms and Shostakovich

Singapore Symphony Orchestra

28 Mar 2025, Fri, 7.30pm


(Intermission: 1 x 20mins)

Esplanade Concert Hall

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In typically modest fashion, Brahms described his Piano Concerto No. 2 as “a very small piano concerto with a very small and pretty scherzo.” Right. Meanwhile, with the threat of deadly censure from the Stalinist authorities hanging over his head, Shostakovich outwardly called his Fifth Symphony “a Soviet artist’s reply to just criticism.” The truth of these two masterpieces is monumentally evident otherwise – witness them in the expert hands of critically acclaimed German pianist Gerhard Oppitz and trail-blazing Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong.

Rating/Age Limits: 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. 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.


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

28 Mar 2025, Fri


Esplanade Concert Hall
Tickets & Prices

Students, NSFs, Seniors & PWDs

Cat 1 $100 -
Cat 2 $75 -
Cat 3 $55 -
Cat 4 $40 $28
Cat 5 $30 $21
Cat 6 $15 $10.50

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