An informal and interactive approach that is accessible yet does not dumb down.
The Straits Times, 9 December 2013
Many performers are capable of breaking down the barrier between stage and audience; these musicians make you wonder if that barrier exists at all.
The Music Wire, 24 May 2014
The approach by More Than Music to make classical music more accessible to the public seems to be working like a charm… The growing number of fans only proves one thing: that classical music is cool and very much alive.
The Straits Times, 11 September 2014
There were many children among the listeners, but they were impeccably behaved throughout the two-hour concert. That is what happens when audiences are fully engaged by the performance. In that respect, More Than Music had more than succeeded, brilliantly.
The Straits Times, 15 December 2014
Tan immediately impressed with a gorgeously warm tone which filled the hall with a singing resonance… Loh displayed a keenness for pyrotechnics and let in rip in Sarasate's Caprice Basque, which had the audience bedazzled... This trio of players was well-matched and well-balanced… The end result was a happy and successful delivery, with the audience applauding and cooing with delight.
The Straits Times, May 21, 2015
When it comes to understanding their audience and making good music, they are old hands and simply ooze maturity
The Straits Times, 21 March, 2016
You could have easily heard a pin drop, so absorbed was this audience
The Straits Times, 21 March, 2016
Lau blazed his way in a virile show of agility and athleticism… Loh is a born music story-teller… (He) brought out a rich sonorous tone befitting its spiritual peaks and troughs in a performance that will not be easily forgotten. All through the evening, pianist Sin was the omnipresent and ever-alert accompanist. Her four solos were no less gripping.
What do YOU want to listen to right now? More Than Music turns the classical music concert upside down with Live Jukebox! Gone are the prescriptive concert programmes and stuffy formal etiquette. Instead you, the audience, will help to choose the pieces during the concert itself and create a unique, exciting musical experience for everyone!
At Live Jukebox, you will receive a ‘menu’ with descriptive categories and keywords and you will vote for what you feel like listening to. More Than Music artists Abigail, Jun Hong and Kevin will perform your top picks and reveal the pieces behind each keyword, drawing from a diverse repertoire of music by Mozart, Brahms, Ravel and a few personal surprises.
A vision of paradise or a raging storm? A wistful love song or a whimsical joke? It’s your call! Join us for an unforgettable musical adventure!
Abigail Sin, piano
Loh Jun Hong, violin
Lee Yun Chai, harp
Dvorak Four Romantic Pieces, Op. 75
Debussy Masques, L. 105
Pierne Konzertstück, Op.39
Zabel Faust Fantasie, Op. 12
Grieg Violin Sonata No. 3 in C minor, Op. 45
Let us tell you a story of love won and lost, of destiny, desire and despair. Let us tell you stories of forgotten kingdoms, of the coming of age of heroes, of glorious victories, dark secrets and the fragile beauty that connects us all.
More Than Music is proud to present A Musician’s Fantasy, a magical evening of music-making and story-telling. Wander through the fairy-tale worlds of Dvorak, be dazzled by the seductive guiles of the devil himself in Faust Fantasy and revel in the luscious lyricism and heroism of Grieg’s 3rd Violin Sonata.
Join Abigail, Jun Hong, and award-winning young harpist Lee Yun Chai for a musical journey like no other!
March 2nd & 3rd 2017, Esplanade Recital Studio, 7.30pm
We are so excited to announce our first concert for 2017, and our 10th concert of the series: Side by Side. Our guests will be none other than our own professors from YSTCM: Prof Thomas Hecht and Ng Yu-Ying from the T’ang Quartet. Featuring Ravel’s La Valse for two pianos and Ysaye’s Sonata for two violins, this will definitely be a concert to remember! Join us on 2 and 3 March at the Esplanade Recital Studio at 7.30pm!