Esplanade Presents


Celestial Harmonies

MacPherson Philharmonic Orchestra (Singapore)

15 Oct 2023, Sun, 2pm


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concert Hall

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Experience an hour of enchanting celestial melodies inspired by the Earth, Moon, Sun and other planetary entities. Prepare for an extraordinary journey as we explore the universe through soundtracks from the Lord of the Rings, and captivating performances of Fly Me to the Moon, O Sole Mio, Star Wars medley and a DC superhero medley.


Let the music transport you to celestial realms in this space-themed concert, where harmonies and galaxies collide!


Relaxed Environment

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
Artist Information

MacPherson Philharmonic Orchestra

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The MacPherson Philharmonic Orchestra (MPPO) was established in 2017. Led by conductor Lester Kong, the orchestra comprises of volunteers from diverse backgrounds with the common goal of pursuing excellence in orchestral performance and sharing their passion for music with the community.


MPPO has organised a variety of public concerts catered to different audiences, including Music Day Out, Little Music Explorer, Progression, and private concerts for the President's Office and Singapore-China International Business Organisation. Some of MPPO’s most notable achievements include a concert, Reimagining Tradition: Women of Teochew Music, presented to President Mdm Halimah Yacob, in collaboration with Nam Hwa Teochew Opera. The orchestra is also known for The Light, an orchestral performance video they made in response to the COVID-19 and which to date has reached over 300,000 viewers.


With its unique performances and collaborations, MPPO has demonstrated its dedication to musical excellence and community engagement, and continue to inspire and move audiences of all backgrounds through the power of music.

Relaxed Environment

This is a Relaxed Environment (RE) performance. Perfect for anyone who benefits from being able to make a noise, leave and return to their seat or access the toilets during the performance. No modifications are made to the performance. 

Date & Time

Relaxed Performance

15 Oct 2023, Sun


Esplanade Concert Hall

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