The Kris Foundation is a non-profit organization founded on 26th July 2011 by Ms Kris Tan and administered by the Community Foundation of Singapore. Their interdisciplinary projects combines classical music with other disciplines in art, music and lifestyle providing a platform for future generation of musicians the development of musicianship, knowledge and to enrich their potential talent through cultural diversity in Singapore. Their mission is to empower future generations of classical musicians with the opportunities to develop their musicianship, expand their knowledge and enrich their potential talent. Thus, upholding the values of musicianship to the society. The Majestic Piano is th
Fans of The Lord Of The Rings - The Fellowship Of The Ring can relive the movie at this concert featuring composer Howard Shore's three-hour long Academy and Grammy Award-winning film score, performed by the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, the International Festival Chorus and The Young Voice of Vocal Associates. Singapore's Samuel Yuen, 10, will join the concert as a soprano soloist. Where: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre (1 Vista Exchange Green) When: June 6 to 8, 7.30pm Admission: Tickets at $188, $128, $98, $58 Info: Go to www.sistic.com.sg or call 6348-5555 The article above is taken from "Lee, J 2013, 'Relive Middle Earth', The Straits Times' Life!, 14 May"
Maestro Chan Tze Law is MFO's Music Director. Besides leading the MFO, he is also the Associate Director at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music and Music Director of the Orchestra of the Music Makers. You can read more about him here. The Majestic Piano is the MFO's inaugural performance held on 1 June at SOTA Concert Hall. Together with award-winning Japanese pianist Miyuki Washimiya, join us as we bring to life two of the most popular piano concertos ever written. Tickets can be purchased through SISTIC. This concert is presented by the Kris Foundation. Interview MFO: Maestro, you were the founding Music Director of the Singapore Festival Orchestra, which was the resident orchestra of
Relive the glorious moments and epic battles of The Lord of the Rings in the live movie concert The Lord of the Rings - The Fellowship of the Ring. Fans can look forward to Howard Shore's three-hour-long Academy and Grammy Award-winning score being performed on stage by 250 musicians. The first instalment of Peter Jackson's Oscar-winning film trilogy (based on J RR Tolkien's novels) will be projected above the performers on a full-sized cinematic screen, making it a breathtaking aural, visual and emotional experience. American maestro Justin Freer will conduct the three performances, marshalling the combined musical forces of the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, the International Festival Ch