For those of you stuck at home and yearning for the travel and adventure to begin all over again because you really want to be abroad right now to soak up the late-night party vibe again. year, don’t worry: life is coming back to what it used to be.
Events and activities that were once greeted with fanfare before the pandemic are pivoting and starting over, finding their place, especially online, to make people feel what it is like to feel normal again.
Or to accompany you until things get back to normal.
Singapore Symphony Orchestra hosts concerts online
Here at home, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra offers several live concerts.
For those looking to relax without going out for the holidays, you can still enjoy SSO concerts at home, via the new SSO streaming platform, SOLOUNGE.
Here’s a look at what’s to come.
On December 19, 2021, the SSO will have its Christmas at home with SSO concert.
The orchestra will be recorded alongside the Singapore Symphony Chorus.
The program includes music from the traditional Christmas classic, Tchaikovsky Nutcracker, the famous ballet and fairy tale that takes place around Christmas.
It will also feature the audience favorite Ng Pei-Sian, who is SSO’s lead cellist, in a solo and virtuoso role in We the three kings.
With technology, the performance of the orchestra and choirs together will be made possible as they will be recorded separately but put together in the final video.
New year, yet another concert
The program, Trittico Botticelliano, also known as “Three Botticelli Pictures”, is a musical representation of three of the famous paintings by the famous Italian Renaissance artist: Spring, the birth of Venus and the adoration of the Magi.
The Copland Clarinet Concerto features Ma Yue, seasoned SSO solo clarinet, and SSO conductor Hans Graf.
The concert will be broadcast until February 19, 2022.
How to watch concerts online?
Singapore Symphony Orchestra launched SOLOUNGE, its own streaming platform, on September 24, 2021.
Singapore’s flagship orchestra went digital as a global pandemic was not going to prevent it from reaching its audiences.
The subscription streaming service offers SSO performance to enjoy from home.
SOLOUNGE is hosted on SISTIC Live Pro and can be viewed by an audience with an Internet connection from anywhere in the world.
What type of content is offered?
New releases will be available throughout the year, including the ever popular online editions of the National Day concert in August and the SSO Christmas concert in December.
The platform offers exclusive access to the premieres of recorded concerts which can be viewed, at any time, for up to 90 days.
Playback of selected concerts will also be available via video on demand.
SOLOUNGE currently comes with two subscription levels: S $ 30 and S $ 6.
The first option, a 12M All-Access Pass, is valid for 12 months at $ 30.
It provides access to news for 90 days, as well as exclusive archived live concerts.
The second option is the Single Access Pass at $ 6.
It provides access to a new version for 30 days.
Who should register?
The platform is a window to the world of classical music and performance that showcases virtuosity and musicality.
Streaming combines the conveniences of technology – music played through your home audio system – while arousing the interest and curiosity of people who have always wanted to explore the classical music genre by sampling local content first. .
It’s also the perfect opportunity to learn more about what SSO does if you’re not ready to return to the concert hall.
Young and old audiences, captivated by live shows even at a time when these concerts are rare, can relive and review the performances on SOLOUNGE.
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