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Kris Foundation presents: The Journey Back Home


Sun Jul 26 2015, 7:30pm–9:30pm

Where: Victoria Concert Hall, 11 Empress Place, Downtown Core, Singapore

Restrictions: All ages

Ticket Information:

  • Admission: Free

Listed by: candiceykt

Alan Choo, violin
Gabriel Lee, violin
Jeremy Chiew, viola
Andris Koh, cello
Khoo Hui Ling, piano

Phang Kok Jun Journey On
Barber, Samuel String Quartet in B minor, Op.11
Tan Dun 'Eight Memories in Watercolor' for Piano Solo
Dvořák, Antonin Piano Quintet No.2 in A Major, Op.81 B.155

Celebrate Singapore's 50th birthday with Kris Foundation at The Journey Back Home. The evening is a tribute to the nation by five young Singaporean musicians, featuring a commissioned new work by local composer Phang Kok Jun for SG50, and a selection of pieces by Samuel Barber, Tan Dun and Antonín Dvořák. These pieces draw inspiration from folk music and cultural pride by delving into the musicians' complex relationship with home, and explore what it means to belong.

The concert offers a great opportunity for music lovers to consider the identity and future of classical music in Singapore. It also brings the audience on a timely journey through the untold emotions of longing, joy and pride that swathe us when we contemplate home.