Beethoven im Garten 2022
Beethoven im Garten | 26 Mar 2022 | 6 pm ~ Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage | Singapore Botanic Gardens
Musicians from the DRESDEN PHILHARMONIC with YONG SIEW TOH CONSERVATORY ORCHESTRA
KahChun Wong, Conductor
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 in B-flat major, Op.60
MENDELSSOHN Symphony No. 4 in A major, Op. 9, IV : Saltarello Presto
In symphony with nature! Enjoy the gardens with a rare full symphonic outing by an orchestra in recent times!
After a 2 year hiatus, Beethoven im Garten returns for a 3rd edition on 26 Mar 2022 at the Singapore Botanic Gardens.
Ten guest musicians from the Dresden Philharmonic and its affiliate the Kurt Masur Academy will spend a week in residency at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music engaging with students in rehearsals, coaching and masterclasses, culminating in the concert at the Botanic Gardens.
Conceptualised and directed by Maestro Kahchun Wong, Beethoven im Garten celebrates Singaporean-German Friendship through the gift of music, building on the achievements of Wong ‘s connections as an alumnus of music academies in Singapore and Germany.
Wong is presently the Chief Conductor of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and the Principal Guest Conductor of the Japan Philharmonic.
The Collenbusch Quartet in Concert | 27 Mar 2022 5 pm | Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Concert Hall
Mozart : Clarinet Quintet in A Major. KV 581
Tchaikovsky : String Quartet No 1 in D Major, Op 11, with clarinettist Daniel Hochstöger
Four musicians from the Dresden Philharmonic formed the Collenbusch Quartet in 2012 after coming together for the first time for a chamber music evening at Schloss Albrechtsberg in Dresden. They have been making music together ever since. The Quartet is named after the Dresden art lover and patron Friedrich Adolph Collenbusch (1841-1921).
About Kahchun Wong
Kahchun Wong is the Chief Conductor of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and the Principal Guest Conductor of the Japan Philharmonic. He first came to international attention as the winner of the Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition in 2016, and regularly collaborates with distinguished orchestras such as the New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Czech Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Yomiuri Nippon Symphony, China Philharmonic and Shanghai Symphony. In 2021, Wong made his conducting debut with the Dresden Philharmonic and has been re-invited to lead the orchestra again in 2022 for the Dresden Music Festival.
About Dresden Philharmonic
Established 150/years ago by Dresden citizens, the Dresden Philharmonic stands for concerts at the highest artistic level, musical education for all ages and looking beyond conventional musical horizons. Guest performances on virtually every continent and collaboration with guests from all over the world have embedded the orchestra’s reputation in the international world of classical music. Since the 2019-20 concert season, Marek Janowski has become the Chief conductor and Artistic director of the Dresden Philharmonic.
Beethoven im Garten is an initiative of the German Embassy Singapore
“Wong had a vision, taking the audience on the most magical journey” – Bachtrack
Free Admission by tickets obtainable from SISTIC from 15 March, 3 pm >> Get Tickets Here!
This is a vaccination-differentiated and masked event. Please arrive early to facilitate safe entry. Early birds who arrive before 5.30 pm will receive a limited-edition ground mat (one per group on a first come 1st served basis).
Tickets to the The Collenbusch Quartet in Concert are at Eventbrite >> Book Here.
Productions on Tour
Beethoven im Garten 2022
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