Beautiful Sunday, 9th November 2008

14 September 2008

BEAUTIFUL SUNDAY at the ESPLANADE!!!

Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall

Date: 9 NOVEMBER 2008

Time: 3pm (door opens at 2.15pm so be there EARLY to get the best seats)

West Winds
under the baton of
Guest Conductor
MR TAKEHIRO OURA
presents

“BIG SCREEN HITS”

Repertoire:

Raiders’ March
from Raiders of the Lost Ark
John Williams arr. Paul Lavender

Jurassic Park Soundtrack Highlights
John Williams arr. Paul Lavender

Out of Africa (Main Theme)
John Barry arr. Johan de Meij

The Best of Final Fantasy VII
Nobuo Uematsu arr. Arnold Morrison

Morricone Melody – Gabriel’s Oboe
from “The Mission”
Ennio Morricone arr. Roland Kernen

The Incredibles
Michael Giacchino arr. Takashi Hoshide

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West Winds in Concert 2008 “All Things Japanese”

7 February 2008
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West Winds, Band of the Bukit Batok Community Club

presents
All Things Japanese
29 March 2008, Saturday, 7.30pm
Esplanade Concert Hall
In Collaboration with Esplanade – Theatre on the Bay

Conductor, MAJ Philip Tng and Guest Conductor, Mr ITO Yasuhide

Tickets Price: $20/$15
(Concession for Senior Citizens/Students/NSF only: $12)
Tickets Avaliable on Esplanade Box Office and all SISTIC’s authorised agents from 18 Feb 08.

Be mesmerised as West Winds brings you the best of Japan in this evening of enchanting music – from Japanese wind band works, to Japanese composers’ interpretations of Asian music, as well as tributes to the Japanese landscapes from Western composers.

Established since 1993 with the support of the People’s Association and Bukit Batok Community Club, West Winds is made up of a group of passionate musicians from different walks of life, from civilian to military, professional to student. The band has won a Gold medal when it participated in the Singapore International Youth Music Festival in 1996, and has since toured Australia, USA and Japan.

Repertoire highlights:

March-Bou-Shu
YAGISAWA Satoshi

Jalan-Jalan ~Vision of the Isle of the Gods ~
TAKAHASHI Shin’ya

Japanese Tune
KONAGAYA Soichi

Impressions of Japan
James Barnes

Ryukuan Fantasy for Piano and Band
ITO Yasuhide

Sinfonia Singaporiana for Band
ITO Yasuhide

Gloriosa – Symphonic Poem for Band
ITO Yasuhide

West Winds in Concert 2006

24 January 2008

West Winds in Concert 2006 recordings available.


Beautiful Sundays (11 Nov)

13 November 2007

West Winds will be performing at Esplanade for their Beautiful Sundays series of concerts. Featuring movie themes from Star Wars, Magnificent Seven, and Pirates of the Carribean, this is a concert not to be missed.

Did I mention it’s free ?


West Winds In Concert 2007

10 February 2007

Programme

Les Alizes – Kumiko Tanaka

Suite of English Folk-Dances – Ernest Tomlinson
i. Jenny Pluck Pears
ii. Ten Pound Lass
iii. Dicks’s Maggot
iv. Nonesuch
v. Hunt the Squirrel
vi. Woodicock

Danse Bacchanale from ‘Samson et Dalila’ – Camille Saint-Saens arranged by Leigh D. Steiger

Machu Picchu – City in the Sky – The Mystery of the Hidden Sun Temple – Satoshi Yagisawa

– Interval –

Symphony #3 ‘Slavyanskaya’’ – 1st Movement: Allegro – Boris Kozhevnikov edited by John R. Bourgeois

Their Blossoms Down – Samuel R. Hazo

Highlights from ‘Spirited Away’ – Joe Hisashi arranged by Yukio Endo

Cavetowns ‘Cappadocia’ – Strangely Shaped Rocks Where Elves Dwell – Satoshi Yagisawa
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West Winds in Concert 2004

29 February 2004


FINLANDIA
Jean Sibelius ops. 26, arr. Hensley

SUITE OF OLD AMERICAN DANCES
Richard R. Bennett

PRINCESS MONONOKE
Jo Hisaishi arr. Takashi Hoshide

INDIANA JONES
John Williams arr. H.V.D. Heide

72nd CELEBRATION
Prateep S. BA

LAO DUANG DAUN
arr. Prateep S. BA

ENTRY MARCH OF THE BOYARS
Johan Halvorsen arr. F. Fennell

PRAISE JERUSALEM!
Alfred Reed

 West Winds in Concert 2004


West Winds in Concert ’95

10 January 1995

76 Trombones
Meredith Willson, arr. Naohiro Iwai

First Suite in E Flat
Gustav Host

ABBA Gold
ABBA, Arr. Ron Sebregts

Oregon, Fantasy for Band
Jacob de Haan

American Graphity
Arr. Naohiro Iwai

Un Poco Cinco
John Fluck

We’re all alone
Bozz Scaggs

A Discovery Fantasy
Jan De Haan

Sinfonia Marziale
Elliot A. Del Borgo

1995 concert poster