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The Forte Awakens With Piano Duo Greg Anderson & Elizabeth Joy Roe As They Return In 2016 For Only 2 Asian Concerts in Singapore and Hong Kong

Photo Credit: Crescendo Productions LLP
Photo Credit: Crescendo Productions LLP

The Anderson & Roe Piano Duo return to Asia after a 2-­year hiatus to make their only stops in Singapore and Hong Kong. They will be performing at the Esplanade Concert Hall on 16th June and for the first time in Hong Kong at the Hong Kong City Hall on 18th June.

The Julliard graduates have been described by eminent classical music magazine San Francisco Classical Voice as “the most dynamic duo of this generation”, whilst “any classical music lover owes it to himself to listen to Anderson & Roe” according to the American Record Guide and by Gramophone for “uncanny ensemble prowess and gorgeously calibrated legato phrasing”. They are also a rare breed of musicians who have successfully made classical music transcend another level of artistry with their unique performances and transcriptions, including Astor Piazzolla’s Libertango, George Bizet’s Carmen and John Williams’ Star Wars music. Most recently, they recreated Taylor Swift’s Shake It Off, with some describing their version as even better than the original.

According to The Straits Times, “testament to the popularity of Anderson & Roe was that the line for their autographs was longer than that for Lang Lang’s’ whilst Bachtrack affirms that the duo has “fashioned an entirely new concert experience”. Be prepared to be enthralled for one enchanting night as they bring an all­‐new repertoire as well as familiar favourites to audiences this June! The programme includes Rachmaninoff’s Suite No.1, Opus 5, Ravel’s La Valse, Astor Piazzolla’s Oblivion and Libertango as well as their very own feisty and incredible transcriptions of the complete Star Wars Fantasies, never performed in its entirety in Asia.

Don’t miss your only chance to catch the charismatic piano duo in Asia this year!

Photo Credit: Crescendo Productions LLP
Photo Credit: Crescendo Productions LLP

The ANDERSON + ROE PIANO DUO: THE FORTE AWAKENS concerts are brought to you by Crescendo Productions LLP.

Date: 16 June 2016 (Thursday)
Time: 7.30 pm
Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall
Tickets: SGD$38, $58, $68, $88, $108, $128(BOX) (exclude booking fee)
Booking Hotline: 6348 5555
URL Booking: www.sistic.com.sg/events/forte0616

Tickets are also available at all SISTIC authorized agents islandwide.

Date: 18 June 2016 (Saturday)
Time: 8.00 pm
Venue: Hong Kong City Hall Concert Hall
Tickets: HKD$180, $230, $280, $380, $480 (exclude booking fee)
Booking Hotline: 2111 5999
URL Booking: http://www.urbtix.hk/internet/en_US/eventDetail/28488

Tickets are also available at all URBTIX authorized agents in Hong Kong islandwide.

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