For Forever 7-8 June 2018, 7.30pm Esplanade Recital Studio https://forforever.peatix.com
Loh Jun Hong, violin
Yoon-Kyung Cho, cello
Abigail Sin, piano
What is playing on the soundtrack of your life when you meet your firstborn child? What does home sound like? How would you describe your mother’s voice?
More Than Music is proud to present For Forever, a celebration of music and life in all its ephemeral glory. Abigail, Jun Hong and rising Korean cellist Yoon-Kyung Cho unite to explore works by Mozart, Chopin, Ravel and Smetana, delving into the personal, life-changing stories behind each work. From the unbreakable bond between a parent and a child, to a young man’s fierce love for his homeland, come experience the power of music to immortalize and capture what it means to be human.
Join us for an intimate evening of music-making and story-telling, and make a few memories of your own!
Mozart Sonata for Piano and Violin in E minor, K. 304
Chopin Introduction and Polonaise brillante, Op. 3 for cello and piano
Ravel Sonata for Violin and Cello (1922)
Smetana Piano Trio, Op. 15
You are invited for a unique, multi-sensory experience, exploring classical music paired with specially-chosen fine wines. Get to know the hidden affinities and stories behind the music, complemented and enhanced by the individual characteristics and flavours of each wine. Savour the rich melodies, sparkling textures and lush harmonies of works by Ravel, Faure, Saint-Saens and Strauss guided by musical tasting notes from the performers themselves. Join us for an unforgettable evening of sumptuous wines and scintillating conversations!
1st Half: White Wine – Pinot Gris
RAVEL Sonata Posthume For Violin And Piano (1897)
SAINT-SAENS Introduction and Rondo Capriccioso, Op. 28
2nd Half: Red Wine – Malbec
FAURE Sonata for Violin and Piano No 1 in A major, Op 13
STRAUSS Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat Major, Op. 18
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!