Concert Highlight

Of Friends And Followers


T'ang Quartet brings National Museum of Singapore's Dreams & Reality - Music At An Exhibition series to a close with the only string quartets composed by Debussy and Ravel. Also featured are works by Stravinsky who was a good friend of Debussy (both were mutual admirers of each other's work though neither was thought to have influenced teh other's compositional style); the English composer Vaughan Williams who was under the tutelage of Ravel forthree months; and another English contemporary Frank Bridge, the violinist-composer-conductor, who had on occasions performed in ensembles where Ravel directed and Fauré performed on the piano.

Thu 26 Jan 2012, 8pm
Stravinsky — 3 Pieces for String Quartet
Debussy — String Quartet in G minor Op. 10
Frank Bridge — Novelletten

Fri 27 Jan 2012, 8pm
Ravel — String Quartet in F major
Vaughan Williams — String Quartet No. 1 in G minor

Press Coverage & Reviews

… True to form, not everything that Singapore's premier chamber group performed was impressionist either. "Think out of the box" seemed to be their credo. …

Four play to impress,
The Straits Times (Life!)

Playing to the Gallery,
The Straits Times

T'ang Quartet thinks 'out of the box' for museum concert,
ST Life! Reviews

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