On the concerts of ASEAN-Russia Youth Orchestra in Singapore
On October 25-27, 2019 Singapore hosted two concerts of ASEAN-Russia Youth Orchestra as well as performances of Russian folk band “Lubo-Milo” and Singaporean folk group “NADI Singapura”. The musicians, who performed in this format for the first time in Singapore, were warmly welcomed by the audience.
Under the direction of two experienced conductors Mr Boon Hua Lien (Singapore) and Mr Mikhail Leontev (Russia), the Orchestra played ASEAN Anthem, classical masterpieces by the renowned composers such as Mozart and Tchaikovsky, as well as Singaporean national melodies. Pieces form famous operas were also performed.
Ambassador of the Russian Federation Andrey Tatarinov opened the concert at Singapore Botanic Gardens Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage.
Minister-Counsellor of the Russian Embassy in Singapore Olga Kharlamova and Deputy CEO of National Arts Council of Singapore Paul Tan addressed the audience at before the concert at SOTA Concert hall.