Portrayal of Life

26 August 2017 (Sat)
8 pm
Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium

Conductor: Moses Gay
Dizi: Tan Chye Tiong
Erhu: Yuan Qi

Good News Reaches the Border / Composed by Zheng Lu and Ma Hong Ye, arranged by Fu Ren Zhi
The Desert Smoke – Fourth Movement: The Memory / Zhao Ji Ping
Erhu Concerto: The Sorrowful Departure / He Zhan Hao
Dizi Concerto: The Butterfly Dream / Kuan Nai-chung
Carnival Dance / Liu Chang Yuan

As the Chinese saying goes “Drama depicts life, life depicts drama.” Drama and life interweave symmetrically with how Chinese orchestra illustrates dramatic scenes through music which portrays its ability to induce emotions. Assistant conductor Moses Gay will conduct this concert with SCO dizi musician Tan Chye Tiong and erhu musician Yuan Qi to enact various emotions in life when one experiences life’s ups and downs through works such as Kuan Nai-chung’s The Butterfly Dream, He Zhan Hao’s The Sorrowful Departure and Liu Chang Yuan’s Carnival Dance.