This month, the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO) presents a musical feast for the senses at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas (DFP).
PERFORMANCES IN JANUARY 2014
January 11, Saturday 8.30pm January 12, Sunday 3pm
RM250, RM180, RM130, RM60 VA VA VOOM! FROM VIENNA TO BROADWAY Christian Schulz conducts the MPO and Canadian soprano Kimy McLaren in a spectacular showcase of Broadway’s greatest hits from La Belle
Hélene to My Fair Lady. Programme consists of: OFFENBACH: “Invocation a Vénus” from ‘La Belle Hélene’; THOMAS: Overture from
‘Mignon’; GERSHWIN: Overture
from ‘Girl Crazy’; BERNSTEIN: “I Feel Pretty” from ‘West Side Story’; LOEWE: “I Could Have Danced All Night” from ‘My Fair Lady’ January 14, Tuesday 6.30pm
CHAMBER CONCERT Why not make a date with the MPO Chamber Players for a spellbinding hour of beautiful music? Just sit back, relax, and prepare to be astounded by a riveting repertoire of classics that is sure to fire you up for the rest of the week. January 18, Saturday 8.30pm January 19, Sunday 3pm
RM130, RM100, RM70, RM50 50 CONCERTO FOR ORCHESTRA Renowned pianist Zoltán Kocsis csis takes to the podium for moree of Bartók and Debussy, along with soprano Kimy McLaren. Kocsis’s sis’s own arrangements add contemporary flavour to the mix. Programme consists of:
DEBUSSY: Marche ecossaise;
DEBUSSY (arr. Kocsis): Ariettes tes oubliées;
DEBUSSY (arr. Ravel): Danse (Tarantelle styrienne);
DEBUSSY (arr. Kocsis): Les Ingénus, Fantoches, Rondeau, Caprice, Le Faune, Fete galante, Noël des enfants qui n’ont plus de maison; BARTOK: Concerto for Orchestra January 22, Wednesday 6.30pm
MPO JAM-BUSTERS Discover the lighter side of the he MPO as its talented musicians ns let their hair down for an evening of pure symphonic delight. What better way to loosen up after a long, hard day at the office?
Start the year with a fabulous fireworks
and the dramatic prints to match.