Blockbuster sounds at Illuminations, a new work by Jonathan Shin and Phoon Yu

Composers Jonathan Shin (left) and Phoon Yu (right) collaborated on Illuminations, which will feature the Esplanade's Klais organ. PHOTO: ESPLANADE - THEATRES ON THE BAY
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SINGAPORE – Get ready for a wall of sound when the Esplanade Concert Hall’s Klais organ, the biggest in Singapore, is activated for Illuminations.

Composer-organist Phoon Yu describes the instrument as the “Ferrari of organs”: “It does a variety of things well. It has a symphonic feel.”

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