Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Silver Yuletide by the Joyful Sound



You, your family and friends are cordially invited to "Silver Yuletide" presented by "The Joyful Sound" which is made up of alumni of the NUS Symphony Orchestra. Yours truly will be performing in this concert, and will be playing the double bass.

17 Dec 2010, Friday.
7.30 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
Singapore Art Museum, The Chapel, Level 2.

71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189555
Nearest MRT station: Bras Basah (Circle Line).
Free admission.


"Be treated to an evening of beloved Christmas music, famous ballets scored for an orchestra and more.

The orchestra will play music that will encompass a spectrum of styles and various aspects of Christmas. From hauntingly beautiful melodies that pay homage to that holy night when Christ was born, to wistful and yearning tunes that mourn the passing of each year, to merry and sprightly pieces that embody the lightheartedness of children and the goodwill of mankind, the orchestra celebrates this Yuletide season with the warmth and laughter of family and friends."

The programme:
1. Strauss Jr., Johann, The Gypsy Baron Overture
2. Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker Suite Op. 71a
3. Leroy Anderson's Christmas Festival



To tie in with the spirit of giving, "The Joyful Sound" will be playing in support of the Children's Cancer Foundation (CCF). Brochures will be given out at the concert, where members of the audience may make personal donations directly to the foundation. More details for donation will be released on the concert day itself.

Please walk-in. Free admission to The Chapel throughout the museum's opening hours. Seats will be available on a first-come-first-serve basis. Standing spaces will be available too.

If you know of anyone who may be interested in the concert, please help to spread the word around. Thank you.

(Admission to the exhibition galleries of the Singapore Art Museum is free from 6 p.m. on all Friday evenings for anyone of you who would like to view the art exhibits for free. http://www.singaporeartmuseum.sg/)

A photo of the Singapore Art Museum taken many months ago.

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