Wednesday, October 12, 2016

JPO Chamber Music Concert on 28 October 2016

For all classical music lovers out there, the Jesselton Philharmonic Orchestra (JPO) promises you an enchanting and mesmerizing night of Chamber Music performed at the prestigious Sabah Art Gallery in Kota Kinabalu on Friday 28 October at 7:30pm.

Chamber Music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments i.e. duet, trio and quartet ensembles being the most common.  Playing Chamber Music requires special skills due to it intimate nature, often being compared to close friends conversing with each other in a social manner.

JPO’s Chamber Music Concert hopes to showcase the talents and skills of their more senior players, by allowing them to perform in this smaller and more intimate group setting.  All JPO performers for this concert are presently working as music teachers in local universities, secondary schools and private music schools. JPO’s own renowned conductors, Yap Ling and Kenneth Chia are amongst the performers for the night.

The repertoire of songs for this concert performance covers the Classical and Romantic periods with the diversity being in the combination of ensemble groups – including duets, trios and quartets of piano, wind and string instruments.

Through this enthralling concert, JPO hopes to educate and expose the people of Sabah to a different form of classical music and to increase their awareness and appreciation for Chamber Music.

For more information, please go to 
or WhatsApp to 016-820-0355 or 012-828-6880.

Tickets are also available at the Sabah Art Gallery.

For more convenience in purchasing the concert tickets, you can bank in to CIMB Bank account no. 8005645789  under Jesselton Philharmonic Orchestra. Then send the bank in slip (as jpg) via whatsapp to 016-820 0355 with your name.  You can then collect the tickets at the door before the concert under our name.

The Concert Program for the night:

Quartet in C Major, K.285 for Flute, Violin, Viola and Cello
By W.A. Mozart
Kenneth Chia  (Flute)/ Grace Lee See Ling (Violin)/ 
Yap Ling (Viola)/ Chong Fong Yee (Cello)

Invitation to Dance – Piano Duet
By Carl Maria Von Weber
Amadeus (Primo)/ Theophilus (Secondo)

Andante et Rondo for Two Flutes and Piano
By Francois Doppler.  
Kenneth Chia & Jennifer Hsu (Flutes)/ Grace Lee Sui Lin (Piano)

Italian Polka – Piano Duet & Clarinet
By Sergei Rachmaninov
Amadeus (Primo)/ Theophilus (Secondo)/ David (Clarinet)
Duos Concertante in G Minor No.1, Op.57 – Violin Duo
By Charles de Beriot,
1st movement – Moderato. 
Yap Ling (Violin 1)/ Grace Lee See Ling (Violin 2)

Tarantella for Piano, Flute and Clarinet
By Camille Saint-Saens
Grace Lee Sui Lin (Piano)/ Jennifer Hsu (Flute)/ 
David Chin (Clarinet)

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