[Media Alert] Updates to Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago Concert on 6 Oct

Published on 30 September 2022

Concert Update: Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago on 6 October 2022

Singapore, 30 September 2022 — The Singapore Symphony Orchestra has announced updates for its concert, Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago, on 6 October.

Mario Venzago, who was slated to conduct the orchestra on 6 October, is indisposed due to health reasons and will be unable to direct the concert. Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti will be replacing Mario Venzago. South Korean violin soloist Soyoung Yoon will be performing Sibelius’s Violin Concerto instead of Venzago’s Violin Concerto as originally programmed. There will be no change to the second half of the concert.

In addition, the concert title Soyoung Yoon and Mario Venzago will be updated to Soyoung Yoon Plays Sibelius.

Details of Soyoung Yoon Plays Sibelius can be found in the appendix below.

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Soyoung Yoon Plays Sibelius #

Thursday, 6 October 2022, 7.30pm
Esplanade Concert Hall

Much-praised at her 2018 debut with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, returning South Korean violinist Soyoung Yoon’s fiery energy makes her the perfect exponent of the popular Sibelius Violin Concerto. Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti leads the SSO in this exciting programme that takes you from Ravel’s adrenaline-shot depiction of the waltz to the sunlit rapture of his exhilarating masterpiece, Daphnis and Chloé, a vivid orchestral ode to the Greece of his dreams.

Date & time
Thursday, 6 October 2022, 7.30pm

Venue
Esplanade Concert Hall

Performers
Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Julian Kuerti, conductor 
Soyoung Yoon, violin

Programme Highlights
SIBELIUS Violin Concerto in D minor, Op.47
RAVEL La valse
RAVEL Daphnis et Chloé - Suite No. 2

Tickets
$88, $68, $48, $38, $28, $15
Tickets available on www.sso.org.sg.