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Conductor and harpsichordist Masato Suzuki is in Singapore this week where he makes his debut as a conductor with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Joined by pianist Albert Tiu to perform Chopin’s Variations on ‘La ci darem la mano’ followed by Schumann’s Introduction and Allegro Appassionato Op. 92, the concert also features Suzuki’s orchestration of Bach’s Wenn wir in höchsten Nöten sein and concludes with Mendelssohn’s Symphony No.5, ‘Reformation’. The concert takes place at The Esplanade Theatre on 6th September.

In addition to his concert with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, Suzuki also gives an organ recital in Singapore’s Victoria Hall. Featuring works by Bach, Brahms, Liszt and Schumann, Suzuki describes the programme as a “kaleidoscope of Bach’s organ music and its influence in Leipzig” in which the “choral works are deliberately scattered so that the audience can enjoy each of them in contrast”. The recital takes place on 8th September.

To find out more about the SSO concert, please click HERE.
To find out more about Suzuki’s organ recital, please click HERE.