Who Wants To Live Forever
Jul
14
8:00pm 8:00pm

Who Wants To Live Forever

Come with us on a journey exploring and defining our human individualities through a seamless integration of music and spoken word. This special production brings together many of Singapore's best young talents in the performing arts today.

Enjoy a selection of choral music performed by THE GRADUATE SINGERS and conducted by ADYLL HARDY, as well as performance text by acclaimed local playwright JOEL TAN ('Tango') performed by MITCHELL FANG ('Let's Get Back Together', 'Grind'), and directed by THOMAS LIM ('Grandmother Tongue'). ORCHESTRA COLLECTIVE will then join forces with THE GRADUATE SINGERS to present 'The Queen Symphony', a monumental tribute that transforms some of English rock band QUEEN's beloved melodies into an homage to life and all its paradoxes.

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Cool Classics: Brass Exposition
Mar
28
6:45pm 6:45pm

Cool Classics: Brass Exposition

Hear the Arutiunian 'Trumpet Concerto' and 'Sonata for Horn, Trumpet and Trombone' by Francis Poulenc, among other music presented by our musicians Yong Lin (trumpet), Lim An Chun (trumpet), Bryan Chong (French horn), and Jeremy Lee (trombone), and accompanied by Pauline Lee (piano).

First set / 6:45pm-7:15pm
Second set / 7:45pm-8:15pm

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Arts In Your Neighbourhood: Popular Pop
Mar
26
7:30pm 7:30pm

Arts In Your Neighbourhood: Popular Pop

Unwind and soak in a potpourri of sounds at our second performance in this initiative by the National Arts Council as we present a selection of familiar and entertaining pop music. Expect innovative arrangements of tunes from the past 70 years including those by Teresa Teng, P. Ramlee, Jay Chou, Siti Nurhaliza and many more. What's more, audience members get to choose their favourite tunes from our selection.

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Arts In Your Neighbourhood: Popular Pop
Mar
12
7:00pm 7:00pm

Arts In Your Neighbourhood: Popular Pop

Unwind and soak in a potpourri of sounds as we present a selection of familiar and entertaining pop music. Expect innovative arrangements of tunes from the past 70 years including those by Teresa Teng, P. Ramlee, Jay Chou, Siti Nurhaliza and many more. What's more, audience members get to choose their favourite tunes from our selection.

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Homecoming - A Woodwind Quintet Recital by EDQ
Aug
22
7:30pm 7:30pm

Homecoming - A Woodwind Quintet Recital by EDQ

Join our friends from homegrown woodwind quintet EDQ for an evening of charming and delightful chamber works for wind instruments! Wind chamber music recitals are rare in Singapore, so don't miss this opportunity to experience the diverse and unique colours of the woodwind quintet!

Repertoire
Quintet in E-flat Major, Op. 2, No. 1 | Henri Brod
Kvintet | Carl Nielsen
Three Shanties for Wind Quintet | Malcolm Arnold
Sextett in B-Dur | Hans Huber

Standard tickets: $25
Pair tickets: $40
Students/NSFs/Seniors: $18

Get your tickets at all SISTIC authorised agents, or by calling the SISTIC hotline at 6348 5555 or via this link: http://www.sistic.com.sg/events/cedq0816

LIKE their Facebook page for more information at https://www.facebook.com/edquintet/

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Cool Classics: OC Brass Quintet
Mar
16
7:15pm 7:15pm

Cool Classics: OC Brass Quintet

Join the Orchestra Collective Brass Quintet as they make their first appearance at the "Cool Classics" series presented by Esplanade. The quintet will showcase the versatility of the brass family of instruments, evoking melancholy and sheer power effortlessly through the music of Eric Ewazen, Michael KamenSamuel ScheidtJohn CheethamLeonard BernsteinGeorges Bizet, and James Barnes!

Listen to the OC Brass Quintet at the Esplanade Concourse on:
16 March 2016 (7:15-7:45 PM / 8:15-8:45 PM)

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Cool Classics: OC Chamber Winds
Mar
4
to Mar 6

Cool Classics: OC Chamber Winds

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Enjoy the music of Francis Poulenc, Vincent d'Indy, Ludwig Thuille and Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov with the musicians of the Orchestra Collective Chamber Winds at their second appearance at the "Cool Classics" series presented by the Esplanade. They will be joined by guest pianist Terence Chu.

Listen to the OC Chamber Winds at the Esplanade Concourse on:
4 March 2016 (7:15-7:45 PM / 8:15-8:45 PM) and;
6 March 2016 (5:15-5.45 PM / 6:15-6:45 PM / 7:15-7:45 PM)

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Nov
8
3:00pm 3:00pm

Beautiful Sunday: Soundtracks Live

Venue
Esplanade Concert Hall

Repertoire
Star Wars Trilogy, John Williams (arr. Donald Hunsberger)

Symphonic Dances from West Side Story, Leonard Bernstein
(arr. Paul Lavender)

Joe Hisaishi Symphonic Suite, Joe Hisaishi (arr. Dax Liang)

Nuovo Cinema Paradiso, Ennio Morricone (arr. Peter Kleine Schaars)

Conductor
Alvin Seville

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Aug
10
3:00pm 3:00pm

Beautiful Sunday: Our Folksongs, Our Tunes

Orchestra Collective, together with Music Director Lien Boon Hua, makes their debut performance in Beautiful Sunday with a presentation of diverse musical works for wind ensemble by some of Singapore's most established composers. Listen out for melodies from popular folksong Rasa Sayang, patriotic song Singapura, Sunny Island, and other tunes in this concert celebrating our country!

This concert will also feature young saxophonist Ms Alexis Seah, winner of Orchestra Collective's saxophone concerto audition. Ms Alexis Seah will be performing the first movement "Tin's Arioso" from 'Concerto for Alto Saxophone and Wind Ensemble' by Zechariah Goh.

FREE ADMISSION. An Esplanade Presents programme.

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Jul
21
5:00pm 5:00pm

Singapore Saxophone Symposium 2014 - Gala Concert

Orchestra Collective returns a second year to accompany some of the best saxophonists at the gala concert of the Singapore Saxophone Symposium 2014. The Orchestra Collective Jazz Ensemble will be making its first appearance at this concert, featuring Benjamin Wong on solo clarinet in Leonard Bernstein's 'Prelude, Fugue and Riffs'.

Also featuring saxophonist 李志远 (Li Zhi Yuan) in《道情》(Dao Qing) by 何清涛 (He Qing Tao), Lin Chien-Kwan in Alexander Glazunov's Saxophone Concerto in E-flat Major, op.109, and Vince Gnojek in 'Escapades for Alto Saxophone and Orchestra (from Catch Me If You Can)' by John Williams.

TICKETS AT S$15 EACH. Write to us at orchestracollective@gmail.com for tickets.

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