YouTube Premiere: Baroque Festival - Music for Kings & Queens
An SSO YOUTUBE PREMIERE - First time online. Watch it streamed on youtube.com/singaporesymphony.
Witness the majestic tunes of Purcell and Handel, whose unparalleled mastery of setting the English language to music will be showcased in magnificent choral tributes to kings and queens. Swedish-French conductor Sofi Jeannin conducts the combined forces of the Singapore Symphony Chorus and Orchestra, with German organist Stefan Kießling and Philippine choral director Eudenice Palaruan. Europe and Asia together in song: "My heart is inditing of a good matter; and all the people rejoiced!" - Handel.
• Music for the Funeral of Queen Mary
• Chacony in G minor
• Coronation Anthem: Zadok the Priest
• Organ Concerto No. 13 in F major, "The Cuckoo and the Nightingale" *
• Coronation Anthem: My Heart is Inditing
Recorded live on 6 Oct 2018 at the Victoria Concert Hall.
Sofi Jeannin, conductor
*Stefan Kießling, organ/continuo organ
Singapore Symphony Orchestra & Choruses
Eudenice Palaruan, choral director
This concert is also dedicated to the late Dr. Goh Keng Swee, founding patron of the SSO, to mark his 100th birthday.
Presenting Partner: European Union in Singapore Celebrating EU-ASEAN Friendship in Singapore