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Jeremy Chiew and Christoven Tan. Photo courtesy of Viva Viola
Viva Viola! is back for a 2-day concert from today until Saturday. In the third installment of the Viva Viola series, Jeremy Chiew invites fellow violist Christoven Tan for a showcase of compositions specially written for viola. Young violist Calvin Dai from the Singapore National Youth Orchestra and Jolene Goh, a recent graduate of the NAFA-RCM (BMus) programme, are also featured in this concert.
The evening's programme includes in the rarely-performed Viola Quintet No. 2 Op. 87, featuring guest musicians Chikako Sasaki, Andrew Ng and Leslie Tan.
Programme: Beethoven: 'Eyeglasses Duo' for Viola and Cello Frank Bridge: Lament for 2 Violas Halvorsen: Passacaglia for Violin and Viola Weber: Andante and Rondo (12th Aug 2017 Saturday) Brahms: Sonata No. 2 in Eb Major, 2nd and 3rd movements (11th Aug 2017 Friday) Mendelssohn: Quintet No. 2 Op. 87