Monday, 10 October 2022
Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Orchestra Hall, 12.15pm


LEE MINJIN (B.Mus3), flute
LEE PIN-YI (B.Mus3), clarinet
JAVLON KHAYITOV (B.Mus3), bassoon
TSAI YI-FANG (B.Mus3), french horn


Wind Quintet Op.43
l. Allegro Ben Moderato
ll. Menuet
lll. Prelude, Theme & Variations

Six Bagatelles for Woodwind Quintet
l. Allegro con spirito
ll. Rubato Lamentoso
lll. Allegro grazioso
lV. Presto ruvido
V. Adagio. Mesto – Belà Bartók in memoriam
Vl. Molto vivace. Capriccioso

British composer and biographer Robert Simpson wrote, “Nielsen’s fondness of wind instruments is closely related to his love of nature, his fascination for living, breathing things. He was also intensely interested in human character, and in the Wind Quintet composed deliberately for five friends, each part is cunningly made to suit the individuality of each player.” The music will bring you all to the situation created by the composer. Next, a bagatelle is a trifle or something of little importance. When Ligeti wrote six little bagatelles, though, he created what is now a standard in the woodwind quintet repertoire. Each of these pieces has a unique personality of its own, and six different stories are told, with the help of a bit of imagination. Imagine a group of children full of energy in their wonderful childhood. This concert will bring you all the different perspectives to look inside the music.

Written By Editor

A contributing editor at TBP.