Grammy Award-winning violinist will showcase his genre-bending style with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra
Published on Jun 27, 2014 7:34 PM
Grammy Award-winning violinist Mark O'Connor will showcase his unique genre-bending style of music when he makes his Singapore debut with the Singapore Chinese Orchestra on July 5.
This is the first time the 52-year-old will be playing with a Chinese orchestra.
"It is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. From an artistic standpoint, I am very curious as to how it all works," the American musician says in an e-mail interview.
O'Connor is well-known for his virtuosity in multiple genres, says Tsung Yeh, music director of the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, who had invited him to play with the group.
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A NIGHT WITH MARK O’CONNOR
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall
When: July 5, 7.30pm
Admission: Tickets at $28, $38, $48 and $68 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)