West Winds – Band of the Bukit Batok Community Club
Jacob De Haan & Dr. Lee Tian Tee
29 March 2009 Sunday 5pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
West Winds returns in 2009 to bring audiences on yet another journey through music. Following last year’s sold out concert – All Things japanese, the group will enthrall audiences with music from the European Continent; the world’s leading centre for the creation and perfoamnce of wind music.
Europe has been synonymous with the works of great composers like Betthoven and Mozart. But little known is that it is also the birthplace of many great wind band work. In this performance West Winds presents some of the best European compositions from Holst’s First Suite in E Flat for Military Band to the renowned music from Miss Saigon.
Conducting the band are guest conductors Mr Jacob de Haan and Dr Lee Tian Tee. Jacob, one of Europe’s most popular composers, will be conducting the band in the performance of his compositions.
First Suite in E Flat for Military Band – Gustav Holst / edited by Colin Matthews
Miss Saigon – Claude-Michel Schonberg / arr, Johan De Meij
Cartoon – Paul Hart
Ammerland – Jacob de Haan
The Book of Urizen – Jacob de Haan
Oregon – Jacob de Haan
Ticket prices: $15 / $25
(Concession for NSF / Senior Citizen / Students only: $12)
Tickets available from Esplanade Box Office and SISTIC’s authorised agents.
SISTIC hotline: 6348 5555 For group bookings of 20 tickets or more: 6828 8389
A SISTIC booking fee applies for all tickets.
Latecomers will only be admitted during intermission / suitable breaks.
No admission for infants in arms and children below six years old. Tickets are required for all patrons.
Schools may use the Tote Board Arts Grant to subsidise up to 60% of the cost of this programme.
PRESENTED BY WESTWINDS
IN COLLABORATION WITH ESPLANADE – THEATRES ON THE BAY