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september, 2019

07sep6:00 pm7:30 pmFeaturedKorea-Singapore Jazz Night

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Event Details

As part of the on-going initiative to promote cultural exchange between Korea and Singapore, the annual Korea Festival presents a musical concert by the hottest artists of the nation in its programme of events. This year, Korea-Singapore Jazz Night, presented by the Embassy of the Republic of Korea, will mark the very first time jazz concert featured in the line-up of the Festival.

Jazz Night will feature two groups of esteemed performers from the local jazz scenes of both countries – the homegrown Jazz Association (Singapore)’s JASS Ensemble led by Music Director and Singapore’s “King of Swing,” Jeremy Monteiro, and Heo So-young, an acclaimed jazz vocalist hailing from Korea, together with her band.

In the first of a three-part act, the JASS Ensemble will be delighting the audience with a repertoire of timeless English jazz classics familiar to all jazz music lovers. In the second half, the Heo So-young band has specially curated a riveting line-up of original compositions and unique covers of renowned Korean and English tunes that will undoubtedly captivate concert-goers with their depth and diversity.

Additionally, the Heo So-young band and the JASS Ensemble will be bringing forth a selection of traditional folk classics from both nations, “Singapura” and “Arirang”, in a special collaborative performance that showcases the best of both cultures.

Come join us for an unforgettable evening of delightful music and unwind under the stars.

Concert subject to prevailing weather conditions.
Concert-goers are advised to take public transport.

Time

(Saturday) 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Location

Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage - Botanical Gardens

1 Cluny Road, Singapore 259569

Organizer

Jazz Association (Singapore)67410337 180 Paya Lebar Road #11-04E, Yi Guang Building, Singapore 409032

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