Esplanade Presents


Spectrum Platform: Murder Ballades

OpusNovus and Dr. Lien Boon Hua (Singapore)

15 Feb 2023, Wed, 6.45pm & 7.45pm


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse

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Spectrum Platform presents an evening of contemporary classical music that explores the aspirations of the modern, and inspirations in music of today.


Indulge in an evening of easy listening yet brilliant contemporary work for a small ensemble comprising the violin, cello, flute, clarinet, piano and percussion.


The highlight of the evening is Murder Ballades—a piece that weaves together elements of contemporary classical music and American folk music by Bryce Dessner—an American contemporary composer and also a member of the rock band The National.


Mask-wearing is optional. However, audiences are encouraged to continue to exercise responsibility and caution, such as wearing masks when in crowded places. No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Language: English
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide
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Experience the best in contemporary classical music with OpusNovus, the dynamic ensemble made up of talented students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music. From cutting-edge compositions by renowned living composers to hidden gems of the contemporary repertoire, OpusNovus has something for every modern music enthusiast. Don't miss out on this exciting opportunity to discover the freshest sounds in classical music!

Date & Time

15 Feb 2023, Wed


Esplanade Concourse


Esplanade Concourse

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