|Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong hands the baton|
to Maestro Lan Shui at the start of the concert.
This time he chose not to provide the down beat
for the Singapore Symphony Orchestra.
|After Kelly Tang's Capriccio was Haydn's|
Sinfonia Concertante, which featured soloists
Lynnette Seah, Rachel Walker, Zhang Jinmin and Ng Pei Sian.
|A view of the auditorium foyer.|
|The spiral staircase to the Circle.|
|Architectural details of the hall have been retained.|
|A row of Corinthian columns.|
|The balconies on the third floor, which used to hold|
the ABRSM offices and studios.
|Concertmaster for the evening|
Lynnette Seah tunes the orchestra for the second half.
|A view from the circle of Brahms's First Symphony.|
|A close-up of Lan Shui conducting.|
|A standing ovation after the Brahms.|
|Announcement of an encore:|
A Victorian encore for Victoria Concert Hall.
Elgar's Nimrod from Enigma Variations.
|Acknowledging the applause|
after Dick Lee's Home in Kelly Tang's orchestration.
VCH is truly the home of the SSO.
|A final photo for the VIPs. (From L)|
SSO Chairman Goh Yew Lin, Lynnette Seah, Minister
Lawrence Wong, Ho Ching, PM Lee, NAC Chairman
Chan Heng Chee, Maestro Lan Shui and Edmund Cheng.
|A night view of the Old Vic,|
in all its glory.
|All I want for Christmas is a|
VCH line-drawing paper weight!