Beethoven im Garten concert at Botanic Gardens: Enjoying classical music is a walk in the park

The Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra's chief conductor Wong Kah Chun (front centre) is in town with members of the orchestra.
The Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra's chief conductor Wong Kah Chun (front centre) is in town with members of the orchestra.PHOTO: ULF BREUER

SINGAPORE - The leafy environs of the Botanic Gardens will form an apt backdrop to Beethoven's Pastoral Symphony on Saturday (Oct 5), painting a musical picture of ripples in a brook, cuckoos and (hopefully not literally) the arrival of a storm.

The free outdoor concert, known as Beethoven im Garten, will see musicians from Germany's Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra and students from the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music perform Beethoven's Symphony No. 6, as the work is also known.

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