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Singapore Symphony Orchestra Debut Tour To Australia

February 12, 2025 @ 7:00 pm

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra conducted by the renowned Australia conductor Hans Graf, performs in Sydney on its debut tour to Australia. On the program is music by Brahms, Tchaikovsky and Singaporean composer Koh Cheng Jin. The concerts feature violinist Chloe Chua and cellist Ng Pei-Sian. There are also concerts at the Arts Centre Melbourne’s Hamer Hall on Friday 14 February at 7.30pm and the Queensland Performing Arts Centre on Sunday 16 February at 3 pm.
Tickets go on sale on 28 June, 2024.
The Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) has earned an international reputation for its virtuosity, with sterling reviews for its overseas tours and more than 50 recordings. The SSO was awarded third place in the prestigious Gramophone Orchestra of the Year Award 2021 and named one of the 23 best orchestras in the world by BBC Music Magazine in 2022. It is the Orchestra’s first international multi-city tour since 2016.
Along with Brahms’ final orchestral work, the 1887 Double Concerto for Violin and Cello in A minor, Op. 102, the concerts will feature the award-winning Luciola singapura by Singaporean composer Koh Cheng Jin, a shimmering evocation of the Singapore firefly; and Tchaikovsky’s towering Symphony No 5 in E minor, Op. 64. 
The program: Koh Cheng Jin Luciola singapura/ Brahms Concerto for Violin & Cello in A minor, Op. 102/ Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64
INSIDERS ON-SALE: Tuesday 25 June, 9am
WHAT’S ON PRE-SALE: Wednesday 26 June, 9am
GENERAL PUBLIC ON-SALE: Friday 28 June, 9am
(15% off early bird offer expires Sunday 14 July, 11:59pm)
Hans Graf
Image credit: Jack Yam
Sydney Opera House Concert Hall
Image credit: Mikki Gomez