NAFA Wind and Brass Ensemble

Date

5 Mar 2018, 7:45 PM - 8:15 PM

Genre

Classical

Details

Led by its Head of Winds Joost Flach, NAFA Wind Ensemble presents a British-themed performance featuring works by English composers or inspired by the UK. The repertoire includes pieces by John Cheetam, Jim Parker, Hubert Parry and Wong Chee Yean.

NAFA Wind Ensemble comprises lecturers, current students and alumni of the Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA) School of Music. They have released an album of wind ensemble music from Southeast Asia.

Programme:

“LONDONERS IN SINGAPORE”

Session I: 

1. “Scherzo” for brass quintet (John Cheetam)

2. Fugue in g-minor “The Little” for brass quintet (Johann Sebastian Bach)

3. “A Londoner in New York” (Jim Parker)

          ⁃ Echos in Harlem

          ⁃ The Chrysler Building

          ⁃ Grand Central

          ⁃ Central Park

          ⁃ Radio City

Session II: 

1.“Carillon” for winds (Wong Chee Yean)

          Instrumentation: 2 oboes, 2 bassoons, soprano-alto-tenor-bass suona (8 players)

2. Nonet Op.70 (Hubert Parry)

          ⁃ Allegro molto

          ⁃ Largo

          ⁃ Allegro

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Venue

Esplanade Concourse
1 Esplanade Drive
Singapore 038981

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