11 October 2016

Mikhail Simonyan to perform with 1B1 at SIFOM

Source: SIFOM. Simonyan.
Source: SIFOM. Simonyan.
Mikhail Simonyan, the acclaimed violinist, will be leading Norwegian ensemble 1B1 at The Seasons concert at the Singapore International Festival of Music (SIFOM), which begins 13 October

Simonyan is considered one of the most celebrated talents of his generation.

1B1 will be performing at The Seasons concert on 14 October 2016 at the Victoria Concert Hall.

Four musicians aged 10 to 16: Basil Ong (aged 15), Mathea Goh (aged 16) and Kaelyn Soh (aged 10)  from Singapore and Yuri Tanaka (aged 11) from Japan will also perform solos with 1B1. This is made possible by Melody Strings Art Center.

SIFOM 2016, presented by SIFOM in collaboration with Arts House and OperaViva, runs from 13 to 30 October with Grammy-nominee Maestro Darrell Ang wielding the baton over guest members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the SIFOM Orchestra. The event has three components:
  • Free outreach activities up to 30 October 
  • Ticketed concerts from 13 to 23 October 
  • Free Festival Fringe performances from 13 to 30 October

Browse the full lineup of SISTIC ticketed performances, festival fringe and free community outreach programmes. There are discounts for MasterCard holders, children aged two to 12 (10%), senior citizens (10% for those aged 55 and above), Friends of the SSO (15%), students (10% whether local or international), NSmen/Home Team NS members (20% with promo code HOMETMUSIC), NTUC members (20%), and Singapore Press Club members (20% with promo code SPCMUSIC)

Read the WorkSmart Asia blog post on SIFOM(Note: Kseniia Vokhmianina’s piano recital: The Sunken Cathedral & Other Stories is sold out)