SSO Pops Concert: Makoto Ozone • Rhapsody in Blue

SSO Pops Concert: Makoto Ozone • Rhapsody in Blue

8 April 2017
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Joshua Tan, conductor
Makoto Ozone, piano

TCHAIKOVSKY (Arr. by ELLINGTON & STRAYHORN, orch TYZIK)
The Nutcracker Suite

RAVEL
Concerto in G major

TYZIK
Symphonic Swing

GERSHWIN
Rhapsody in Blue

Prepare to be thrilled as acclaimed Japanese jazz pianist Makoto Ozone joins Joshua Tan and the Singapore Symphony Orchestra at the Esplanade Concert Hall for a one-night-only Pops Concert featuring American composer George Gershwin’s ever-popular Rhapsody In Blue, which draws on lively jazz elements. Makoto Ozone will also perform Ravel’s Concerto in G major.

"In a series of dazzling, improvised cadenzas, Ozone showed how much classically grounded technique can expand a jazz pianist’s freedom." – The New York Times

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