TPO ASIAN TOUR in Penang

The Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) will be performing regionally with upcoming concerts in Yala, Thailand on September 2, 2017 and Penang, Malaysia on September 4, 2017.

Concerts: 4 September 2017 / 19.00 / Dewan Sri Pinang

Conductor: Delta David Gier

Soloists: 

  • Cherryl J. Hayes, Voice
  • Krit Buranavitayawut, Saxophone

Programs:

  • Dmitri Shostakovich: Symphony No. 5 in D minor, Op. 47
  • Narong Prangcharoen: Phenomenon
  • Malaysian Traditional Music
    • Malayu Medley
    • Getaran Jiwa
    • Hujan Ditengah Hari
  • King Bhumibol Adulyadej: No Moon
  • George Gershwin: The Man I Love
  • King Bhumibol Adulyadej: H.M. Blues

The Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) with support from the College of Music, Mahidol University in coordination with the Yala City Municipality, the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra and the Royal Thai Consulate General in Penang, Malaysia organized the “TPO Concert in Yala” to bring the unique experience of live symphonic music to people in the Southern Thailand on September 2, 2017, beginning at 19.00 at the Main Auditorium of Yala Rajabhat University. The “TPO Concert in Penang : The 60th Anniversary of Thailand-Malaysia Diplomatic Relations Celebration Concert on September 4, 2017 will begin at 19.00 at Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang, Malaysia. This concert celebrates the 60th anniversary of the establishment of Thailand – Malaysia diplomatic relations, as well as promoting Thai culture and the strong relationship between the two countries.

This concerts are part of TPO’s annual Asian tour, now in its third consecutive year. The TPO serves as a cultural ambassador by traveling to perform concerts in ASEAN countries. Previously TPO performed in Vientiane, Laos in 2015 and in Yangon, Mandalay, and Nawpyidaw, Myanmar in 2016. Performances feature popular local folk songs and masterworks of the western classical repertoire. Local artists are invited to join for the performances. The resulting collaboration is a showcase of shared friendships and cultural values.

The Thailand Philharmonic Orchestra (TPO) is under the patronage of the Royal Thai Government and is part of the College of Music, Mahidol University. The mission of the TPO is to enrich the life of the country as it inspires, entertains and educates a wide and diverse audience with the unique experience of live symphonic music, ensuring that future generations will continue to enjoy this legacy that so magnificently celebrates the human spirit. Moreover, the TPO aims to achieve a reputation for excellent music performance through concerts, recordings and cooperation with acclaimed soloists and conductors. The TPO is devoted to performing music of all styles and genres from western orchestral repertoire to Asian and ethnic Thai music. Furthermore, the TPO regularly commissions new works from prominent national and regional composers.

For the 12th Season TPO Asian Tour 2017, TPO will travel to perform 2 concerts on September 2, 2017 at 19.00 hours at the Main Auditorium of Yala Rajabhat University, Yala and on September 4, 2017 at 19.00 hours (local time) at Dewan Sri Pinang, Penang, Malaysia. Both concerts are free and open to the public. Reserving tickets in advance is recommended.

These performances are possible in part because of the generous sponsorship of the King Power Group, ThaiBev Group, Thonburi Hospital and the Arnoma Grande Bangkok

Tickets Collections:
TPO Concert in Penang, collect your tickets at
1. Royal Thai Consulate-General (Temporary Office)
12 Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman, 10350 Penang
Collection hours: Monday-Friday 9.00-12.00 hours and 14.00-16.30 hours
(Please call to make appointment)
Contact : Tel: (604) 226-8029, 226-9484, 228-6784 ext. 103

2. Bentley Music Showroom
Gurney Paragon Mall, Level 5, Penang
Collection hours: 10.00-22.00 hours (daily)
Contact : Tel: +604-2262 333

3. Penang Philharmonic Orchestra
Jalan Tun Syed Sheh Barakbah, George Town, 10200 George Town Pulau Pinang
Collection hours: Monday – Friday
10.30-16.30 hours (Please call to make appointment)
Contact : Tel: +604-2622 462 , 012-4854 733

More Information at www.thailandphil.com