Lunch just got better.
Nourish your soul with lunch-time chamber music concerts in Esplanade Concert Hall performed by some of Singapore's well-loved classical musicians. Then, fuel up with actual delectable morsels at participating F&B joints at Esplanade Mall, as you let the positive post-concert vibes take you through the rest of your day. You receive a $10 Esplanade Mall voucher with every ticket purchased.
Every Monday and Tuesday | 12.30 pm - 1 pm | Esplanade Concert Hall
More than Music (Singapore)
Monday, 26 Apr 2021 | 12.30 pm | 30mins | Esplanade Concert Hall | $10
This program features two of Robert and Clara Schumann’s most sublime pieces for violin and piano. The smoldering passion and shifting moods of Robert Schumann’s Violin Sonatas are complemented by the soaring lyricism and subtle harmonic shading of Clara Schumann’s Three Romances, which includes a cheeky cameo from the sonata’s opening theme.
Spend a magical lunchtime in the company of the Schumanns!
About More than Music
Singaporean violinist Loh Jun Hong and pianist Abigail Sin are co-founders of the More than Music concert series dedicated to presenting engaging and intimate concerts for audiences. In 2020, More than Music recorded the complete Beethoven Violin Sonatas, along with interviews and educational content available on Esplanade Offstage.
A graduate of The Juilliard School and the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music, National University of Singapore, Loh Jun Hong has performed solos as well as concertos in France, Germany, Hong Kong SAR, China, Indonesia, New Zealand, the United States of America (USA), The Philippines, United Kingdom (UK) and Vietnam. He is an alumnus of the Verbier Festival Academy, Switzerland, where he led the festival orchestra for numerous concerts as concertmaster and associate concertmaster under the baton of Charles Dutoit, Valery Gergiev, Daniel Harding, and Gianandrea Noseda. He has two solo CDs under his belt, Utopia Symphony with London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski at Abbey Road Studios and the other, 10 Strings combined featuring Spanish and Brazilian works with guitarist Kevin Loh.
Baby Book: Celebrating joys and pains of pregnancy, birth, and motherhood
L’arietta Productions (Singapore)
Monday, 10 May 2021 | 12.30 pm | 30mins | Esplanade Concert Hall
New mom and soprano Akiko Otao brings you Baby Book by Lauren Spavelko with her long-time collaborator, Pauline Lee. Winner of the 2017 G.C. Menotti Competition for Young Composers, the song cycle beautifully illustrates a woman’s journey of miscarriage, pregnancy, and motherhood. Get ready to laugh in They Don’t Let You in the Opera (If You’re a Country Star), where we will tell you the story of the baby’s hilarious birth (at the opera!). Bring your mother, daughter, and favorite aunty to celebrate womanhood.
About Pauline Lee
Pauline Lee graduated with a Master's degree (MMus) and Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music (FRSM) from Royal Northern College of Music, UK. Winner of Silver Prize in Asia International Piano Academy Festival & Competition in Korea and also Pianist Prize in Chris Petty English Song Competition, Pauline has also performed in concerts, festivals, and events in England, Wales, Switzerland, Hong Kong, Japan, and Singapore. She was selected to participate in the notable Lucerne Festival am Piano masterclass with Andreas Haefliger, which culminated in a performance at the KKL Luzern Hall.
Opus Number Zoo
TPO Wind Quintet (Singapore)
Monday, 28 Jun 2021 | 12.30 pm | 30mins | Esplanade Concert Hall | $10
The Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) Wind Quintet is delighted to invite you to a lunchtime concert of mischievous discovery; from Luciano Berio’s anthropomorphic animals to Julius Röntgen’s wind instruments that spring to life, expect a dramatic experience packed into 30 minutes of music!
Luciano Berio Opus Number Zoo for Wind Quintet
Julius Röntgen Serenade No. 2 for Wind Quintet
About the TPO Wind Quintet
Consisting entirely of music educators, The Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) Wind Quintet was born out of necessity. The ensemble made its digital debut as part of TPO’s annual New Year’s Eve concerts. Since then, they have decided to continue making music together in innovative ways.