Sounds of the Frontier
2 June 2018 (Sat)
SCO Concert Hall
Conductor: Tsung Yeh
Sheng, Vocal: Wu Tong
Cello: Qin Li-Wei
The Valley (Singapore Premiere) / Wen Zhan Li
Sheng and Piano: Faraway Mountain / Wu Tong
Sheng and Orchestra: Waterway / Composed by Wu Tong and Li Xun, adapted by Phang Kok Jun
Sheng, Cello and Orchestra: Spring Wind / Composed by Lin Linqiu, re-arranged by Wu Tong and Li Xun, orchestration by Li Xun
Yarkand Over The Strings for Chinese Orchestra / Liu Qing
Sheng and Cello Duo Concerto: Duo / Zhao Lin
If you’ve heard of the Silk Road Ensemble, you must certainly have heard about Wu Tong. The internationally-renowned sheng master will debut his performance with SCO performing the traditional sheng illustrating the artistry of the works. Wu Tong will also be performing a duet with Tabla performer Nawaz Mirajkar, which will bring you to another music realm. Renowned cellist Qin Li-wei will also be performing Spring Wind and Duo alongside Wu Tong; this is a concert not to be missed!
Wu Tong, a representative of Chinese cross-disciplinary musicians, and the first Chinese musician to receive the Grammy Music Awards, is well versed in writing, singing and playing ethnic musical instruments. Wu Tong and his Silk Road Ensemble won the 59th Grammy Award for Best World Album with Sing Me Home.
Ticket Prices (Excluding SISTIC Fee): $88, $68, $58, $38/$25*, $20**