Past Concerts

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Season 2017

BHSO Homage  BHSO Homage

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
You Are The Music Sunday, 7 May 2017, 5.00pm School of the Arts (SOTA) Concert Hall Dan Forest Requiem for the Living Koh Ai Ming, conductor with the Joy Chorale
Dan Forest You are the Music
Howard Goodall The Lord is my Shepherd
Howard Goodall The Lord is my Shepherd
John Rutter For the Beauty of the Earth
John Rutter All things Bright and Beautiful
Let there be Peace on Earth
Homage Sunday, 5 March 2017, 5.00pm School of the Arts (SOTA) Concert Hall Leong Yoon Pin Overture “Dayong Sampan” Tsung Yeh, conductor
Felix Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor, Op.64 Yew Shan, violin
Johannes Brahms Variations on a Theme by Haydn, Op.56
Igor Stravinky Firebird Suite (1919 Version)


Season 2016

Celebrating 30 Years of Community Music(Property of BHSO)  Masterworks: Brahms & Beethoven (Property of BHSO)  Singapore’s Gifted Young Musicians in Concert (Property of BHSO)  Souvenirs - a BHSO Chamber Series  O Fortuna! Carmina Burana (Property of BHSO)

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
O Fortuna! Carmina Burana Sunday, 18 December 2016, 5.00pm Esplanade Concert Hall Kelly Tang Apocalypso Adrian Tan, conductor
Carl Orff Carmina Burana

Featuring:
Xi Wang, soprano
Melvin Tan, tenor
Alvin Tan, baritone
Rachel Lum, dancer

with The Joy Chorale and Chorale Découverte, Chorale CM1-CM2 from the Lycée Français de Singapour
Encore
Arranged by Mohd. Rasull B. Md. Khelid
Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You”
Singapore’s Gifted Young Musicians in Concert Sunday, 25 September 2016, 5:00pm School of the Arts (SOTA) Concert Hall Franz von Suppe Overture “Poet & Peasant” Adrian Tan, conductor
Moses Gay, conductor
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Horn Concerto No. 3 in Eb Marcus Ng, horn
Joaquin Rodrigo Concierto de Aranjuez Kevin Loh, guitar
Igor Stravinsky Symphonies of Wind Instruments
Eric Ewazen Rhapsody for Bass Trombone & String Orchestra Jasper Tan, bass trombone
Bedřich Smetana Symphonic poem “Vltava” from Má vlast
Masterworks:
Brahms & Beethoven
Sunday, 19 June 2016, 5.00pm Victoria Concert Hall Ludwig van Beethoven

Johannes Brahms

Symphony No. 7 in A major, Op. 92

Piano Concerto No. 1 in D minor, Op. 15

Apo Hsu, conductor
Albert Tiu,
piano
Celebrating 30 Fantastic Years
of Community Music
Saturday, 19 March 2016, 7.30pm School of the Arts (SOTA) Concert Hall Yan Yin Wing Ascent Adrian Tan, conductor
Mohd Rasull Singapura Kaleidoscopes
Leong Yoon Pin Symphony No. 2, 2nd Movement (Giocoso Larghamente) Khor Ai Ming, conductor
with The Joy Chorale
Kelly Tang Concerto in Three Movements Clarence Lee, piano
Hector Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique, H.48

Season 2015

Tribute (Property of BHSO)   The Pirates of Pulau Penzance (Property of BHSO)   Dreams (Property of BHSO)   A Not So Classical X'mas (Property of BHSO)

 

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
BHSO presents
“A Not-so-Classical X’mas!”
Sunday, 13 December 2015, 5.00pm Esplanade Concert Hall Leroy Anderson A Christmas Celebration Adrian Tan, conductor
Craig Courtney A Musicological Journey through the 12 Days of Christmas
John Rutter The Reluctant Dragon Khor Ai Ming, conductor

Featuring:
Leslie Tay as Dragon
Alvin Tan as St George
Samuel Yuen as Boy
Patricia Chong Narrator

John Williams Three Holidays Songs from “Home Alone”
Leroy Anderson Sleigh Ride Hannah Alyaa Tan, dancer
Robert and Kristen Lopez (arr. Bob Krogstad) Medley from Frozen
David Lovrien We Come A-Darkly Caroling
Encore
Arranged by Mohd. Rasull B. Md. Khelid
Hokkien Kua-smas
Dreams Sunday, 23 August 2015, 5.00pm SOTA
Concert Hall
Low Shao Ying & Low Shao Suan Premiere Adrian Tan, conductor
Astor Piazzolla Four Seasons of Buenos Aires Gabriel Ng violin
Antonin Dvorak Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88“Dreams” World
Gilbert & Sullivan’s
The Pirates of Pulau Penzance
Sunday, 28 June 2015, 5.00pm SOTA
Concert Hall
Gilbert & Arthur Sullivan The Pirates of Penzanze Adrian Tan, conductor
The Joy Chorale
Tribute Sunday, 12 April 2015, 5.00pm SOTA
Concert Hall
Edvard Grieg Peer Gynt Suite No. 1, “Solveig’s Song” from Peer Gynt Suite No. 2 Adrian Tan, conductor
Richard Strauss Horn Concerto No. 1 in E-flat Major Hidehiro Fujita, tuba
Jean Sibelius Finlandia, Op. 26
Leong Yoon Pin Symphony No. 2 with The Joy Chorale

Season 2014

 

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
“Joy!” – Beethoven’s 9th Symphony presented by the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra
in collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
25 Jan
2015
Esplanade
Concert Hall
J. Monteiro Overture in C,
“The Story of Singapore”
Adrian Tan, conductor
Ludwig v. Beethoven Symphony No. 9 in D minor,
Op. 125, “Choral”
Wendy Evangela Woon Mei Yu, soprano
Cheryl Bains, alto
Raymond Lee Pei Khoon, tenor
Kong Ling Yi, bass
The Joy Chorale
Dreaming Big 22 Sep
2014
SOTA
Concert Hall
Mendelssohn Overture to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Adrian Tan, conductor
Glazunov Saxophone Concerto Samuel Phua, saxophone
Copland Clarinet Concerto Sean Lim, clarinet
Haydn Cello Concerto No. 2 Theophilius Tan, cello
Mozart Concerto for Flute & Harp Jeremy Lim, flute
Charmaine Teo, harp
Sarasate Zigeunerweisen Joey Lau, violin
Arutunian Trumpet Concerto Lau Wen Rong, trumpet
Who’s Afraid of Classical Music? 06 Jul
2014
SOTA
Concert Hall
Mozart Eine Kleine Nachtmusik, K.525,
– 1st movement
Adrian Tan, conductor
Pachelbel Canon in D
arr. Mohd Rasull
Vivaldi Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269,
“La primavera”
Wu Shuang, violin
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67,
– 1st movement
Haydn Symphony No. 94 in G major,
“Surprise Symphony”,
– 2nd movement
Puccini Nessun Dorma
from the opera Turandot
Kee Loi Seng, tenor
Adams The Chairman Dances
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C Minor, Op. 18 Albert Tiu, piano
Coming Home 13 Apr
2013
SOTA
Concert Hall
Schubert Symphony No. 8 in B minor, D.759, “Unfinished”
– 1st movement
Adrian Tan, conductor
Bernard Tan Concerto for Cello & Orchestra
– World Premiere
Noella Yan, cello
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 5 in E minor, Op. 64

Season 2013

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
Sing Messiah 22 Dec
2013
Esplanade
Concert Hall
Handel “Messiah” Ee Ping, soprano
Rebecca Chellappah, mezzo-soprano
Reuben Lai, tenor
William Lim, bass
Adrian Tan, conductor
Great Britten! 01 Sep
2013
SOTA
Concert Hall
Holst St Paul’s Suite Op. 29, No. 2 Adrian Tan, conductor
Britten Serenade for Tenor,
Horn & Strings, Op. 31
Melvin F Tan, tenor
Alan Kartik, horn
Adrian Tan, conductor
Elgar Cockaigne Overture
In London Town”, Op. 40
Yan Yin Wing, conductor emeritus
Britten Young Person’s Guide
to the Orchestra, Op. 3
Andrew Lim, narrator
Yan Yin Wing, conductor emeritus
From The
Silver Screen
30 Jun
2013
SOTA
Concert Hall
R. Strauss Opening Fanfare to
“Also Sprach Zarathustra”
Adrian Tan, conductor
Featured in the movie:
2001: A Space Odyssey
Dukas “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” Featured in the movie:
Disney’s Fantasia
Hisaishi “Merry-Go-Round of Life” John Lee, piano
Featured in the movie:
Howl’s Moving Castle
Morricone “Gabriel’s Oboe” Makiko Kawamata, oboe
Featured in the movie:
The Mission
Barber “Adagio for Strings” Chia Amos, guest conductor
Featured in many movies
Williams “Escapades” Samuel Cheah, alto saxophone
Featured in the movie:
“Catch Me If You Can”
Mozart Symphony No. 25 in G minor, K.183
– 1st movement
Darren Sim, guest conductor
Featured in the movie:
“Armadeus”
Mascagni “Intermezzo” from
Caveleria Rusticana
Featured in many movies
Bernstein Selections Featured in the movie:
West Side Story
Schönberg “I Dreamed A Dream” Amni Musfirah, vocalist
Featured in the movie:
“Les Miserables”
Zimmer Selections Featured in the movie:
“Pirates of the Carribean:
Curse of the Black Pearl”
Schumann & Brahms 07 Apr
2013
SOTA
Concert Hall
Haydn Overture in D major Adrian Tan, conductor
Brahms Violin Concerto in D major Yew Shan, violin
Schumann Symphony No. 3 in Eb major
“Rhenish”

Season 2012

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
The Great
Romantics
16 Dec
2012
Yong Siew Toh
Conservatory
Concert Hall
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite Mark Kadin, conductor
Lalo Cello Concerto in D minor Loke Hoe Kit, cello
Beethoven Symphony No. 5 in C minor
Beautiful Sunday:
A Symphonic
Dance Spectacular
21 Oct
2012
Esplanade
Concert Hall
J. Strauss Jr. Die Fledermaus – Overture Adrian Tan, conductor
Tchaikovsky The Nutcracker Suite
– Selected movements
Lalo Symphonie Espagnole
– 1st, 4th and 5th movements
Wu Shuang, violin
Manuel de Fella Ritual Fire Dance
Gardel Tango”Por Una Cabeza” Siew Yi Li, violin
Ellington A Medley for Orchestra
Legends
of Love
12 Aug
2012
SCO
Concert Hall
Chen Zhangyi Ariadne’s Love Yan Yin Wing, conductor
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major Albert Lin, piano
Rimsky-Korsakov Scheherazade
Gifted Young
Musicians Concert
20 May
2012
SCO
Concert Hall
Sibelius Finlandia Adrian Tan, conductor
Lalo Symphonie Espagnole Wu Shuang, violin
Saint-Saens Piano Concerto No. 2 in G minor Chua Shan Jee, piano
Vieuxtemps Violin Concerto No. 5 in A minor Elvina Sung-Eun Auh, violin
Elgar Pomp and Circumstance March
No. 1 in D major
A Night of
Popular Classics
04 Apr
2012
SCO
Concert Hall
Falla Amor Brujo El Yan Yin Wing, conductor
Chopin Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor Arkadiusz Bialak, piano
Rimsky-Korsakov Capriccio Espagnol
Falla Final Dance
“Jota”

Season 2011

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
The Twain
Shall Meet
18 Sep
2011
SCO
Concert Hall
Liu Tieshan & Mao Yuen Dance of the Yao People Yan Yin Wing, conductor
Lim Tiat Seng Asli Fantansy for Orchestra and Violin Gabriel Lee, violin
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 4 in G major Milena Radinska, piano
Bizet Symphony in C major
Lim Tiat Seng Evergreen March
Favourite
Classics
29 May
2011
SCO
Concert Hall
Wagner The Mastersingers Yan Yin Wing, conductor
Mozart Piano Concerto No. 27 in Bb major Albert Lin, piano
Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 6 in B minor
“Pathétique”
Dvorak
Night
13 Mar
2011
SCO
Concert Hall
Dvorak Carnival Overture Eric Lee Tsu Hock, conductor
Dvorak Concerto for Cello in B minor Chan Wei Shing, cello
Dvorak Symphony No. 7 in D minor

Season 2010

Concert Date Venue Composer Repertoire Remarks
Nodame Live!
A New Year’s Eve
Celebration
31 Dec
2010
SCO
Concert Hall
Beethoven Symphony No. 7 in A major
– 1st movement
Adrian Tan, conductor
Mozart Oboe Concerto in C major
– 1st movement
Jeremy Wong, oboe
Rachmaninoff Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor Azariah Tan, piano
Gershwin Rhapsody in Blue Berty Wee, pianica
Brahms Symphony No. 1 in C minor
– 4th movement
Bizet Carmen Fantasy Selina Tang, violin
Tchaikovsky 1812 Overture in Eb major
Popular
Classics
29 Aug
2010
SCO
Concert Hall
Mozart Don Giovanni – Overture Seah Kar Heng, conductor
Beethoven Triple Concerto in C major
for Violin, Cello, and Piano
in C major
Siew Yi Li, violin
Brandon Voo, cello
Beatrice Lin, piano
Mendelssohn Symphony No. 4 in A major
Gifted Young
Musicians Concert
30 May
2010
Victoria
Concert Hall
Mozart Overture to The Magic Flute Yan Yin Wing, conductor
Paganini Violin Concerto No. 1
– 1st movement
Zhao Tongzhou, violin
Saint-Saens Cello Concerto No. 1 in A minor Jolyn Chia Hui Zhen, cello
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E minor Rachel Chua Yu Xi, violin
Beethoven Piano Concerto No. 3 in C minor Choon Hong Xiang, piano
Classical
Delights
17 Mar
2010
Victoria
Concert Hall
Beethoven Coriolan Overture Yan Yin Wing, conductor
Brahms Double Concerto for Violin & Cello Loke Hoe Kit, cello
Ivan Peev, violin
Berlioz Symphonie Fantastique