STYLISED SYM­PHONIES

This month, the Malaysian Phil­har­monic Orches­tra (MPO) presents a mu­si­cal feast for the senses at De­wan Fil­har­monik Petronas (DFP).

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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

RM20

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

RM30

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

dis­play

and the dra­matic prints to match.

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