Back by popular demand, renowned composer Gu Guan Ren (顾冠仁) will be leading Ding Yi Music Company (鼎艺团) together with our Principal Guest Conductor Quek Ling Kiong (郭勇德) to showcase his best works in the concert titled, Masterpieces by Gu Guan Ren 《蓝色畅想》顾冠仁作品音乐会 on 9 Jun 2018. The concert which will be held at the SCO Concert Hall, presents Gu’s Chinese chamber works during the first segment and special performance starring Ding Yi’s musicians with specially invited youth musicians to perform Gu’s classics during the second segment.
Gu’s Chinese music works are performed in many countries, such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malaysia and Singapore, and is recognised as one of the key influential composer in the Chinese music scene. The 76-year-old reputable veteran has continuously producing new works throughout his composing lifetime, the highlight of the concert Capriccio in Blue《蓝色畅想》, a local premiere composition is his most recent represented work.
“It is important to spread the awareness of great music, great Chinese chamber music in Singapore. We are very fortunate that Mr Gu is back with us to conduct this concert with Ding Yi.”, said Ding Yi’s Principal Guest Conductor Quek Ling Kiong. “In this concert, we are bringing back all the familiar orchestral works such as Spring Suite 《春天组曲》and Fisherman’s Song of the East China Sea《东海渔歌》. These pieces are very popular in the 90s, to a point that most orchestras, Chinese musicians in Singapore will know or heard before.”
Venue: SCO Concert Hall (Singapore Conference Hall)
Ticket prices: $28, available at SISTIC
When: 9 Jun 2018, 7.30pm