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Due to covid-19 safe distancing guidelines, we have been unable to meet as a full orchestra for quite a long time. So what have BHSO musicians been doing recently?

Our string players have been working hard on a set of string-centred repertoire over the past few weeks, under the baton of conducting fellow Amanda Kye Tan.

We’ve just finished a recording of Edward Elgar’s Serenade for Strings, and can’t wait to share the final works with you!

Stay tuned!

 


Cinema Paradiso

12 September 2021 – Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra presents the theme from Cinema Paradiso. Due to Safe Distancing Measures, our late music director, Adrian Tan, rehearsed this piece with 24 string players with the intention to record it in Aug 2021. He departed before he could record it with us.

As a tribute to Adrian, we invited past and present members and friends of BHSO to come together and complete this recording. Thank you, Adrian, for everything you have done for BHSO.  

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Celebrating Racial Harmony Day 2021

17 July 2021 – Celebrating Racial Harmony with the Braddell Heights Constituency – Watch our musicians perform from 31:11 onwards, bringing you music from Brazil and Argentina!

It is especially memorable and poignant to us as we watch our late music director, Adrian Tan perform with us here.

We appreciate what he had contributed to all of us, and will definitely hope to keep playing on!

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Selamat Hari Raya

13 May 2021 – The Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra wishes all Muslims “Selamat Hari Raya” with this festive classic, and pays tribute to the great Malay pop icon Ahmad Ja’afar with this special arrangement by our very own Pearl Yim!

Ahmad Ja’afar (1919-2009) was the lead conductor of Singapore Broadcasting Corporation (SBC) Orchestra for over a decade. The respected composer of more than 60 Malay songs including all-time favourites such as Selamat Hari Raya, Ibu and Bunga Tanjung, he was conferred the Public Service Star award in 1970 and Cultural Medallion in 1981 for his great contribution to the world of Malay music. (Source: NLB Music SG)

 


ZOOMING INTO 2021 – A Mini Virtual Concert by BHSO & The Joy Chorale

It has been a year since our last concert and we miss each other & you, our audience, very much! So we got together before Christmas (virtually, of course) to put together this mini concert to celebrate the end of what has been a most trying year and to welcome 2021.

Happy Holidays & Best Wishes for the new year from BHSO & The Joy Chorale!

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Moon Represents My Heart – Moon Chew X BHSO

In celebration of the festivities, BHSO is proud to present our rendition of the classic 月亮代表我的心 featuring violinist Moon Chew on vocals. This creative arrangement by Mohamad Rasull incorporates Debussy’s famous Claire de Lune (“Light of the Moon”) and the beautiful MV was shot and directed by our very own Lee Mei Rong.

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Violin 1
Amanda Kye Tan Jessica Ng Shaun Hoang
Violin 2
MinHye Kim
Go Ling Hong
Natasha Tjeng
Viola
Andrew Fung Zi Yu Lee Hwey Ping
Cello
Peh Xiang Hong

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We Will Get There – Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra (arr. Mohd Rasull)

During the circuit breaker, 40 musicians of the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra came together virtually to perform a specially arranged version of our NDP 2002 Theme Song by Dick Lee, “We Will Get There“. We hope that this video will inspire everyone to keep looking ahead with hope and courage.

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Just before the circuit breaker…

BHSO Chamber Music Series
ON WINGS OF HOPE

8 Mar (Sun) | BHCC Exhibition Hall | 5-6PM

13 Mar (Fri) | Armenian Church | 8-9PM

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Season 2020 Auditions (on hold)

We are looking for committed players. If you are interested, please view the audition requirements and excerpts here, and  fill up this form to let us know your interest to join! >> Click here for more info


 


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