• DAVID R. GILLINGHAM - With Heart and Voice
• TERRENCE WONG - Finis (World Premiere)
• THOMAS DOSS - Spotlights for Saxophone Quartet and Concert Band
• FERRER FERRAN - La Passió de Crist
Christmas. To many of us, it is the time of the year when families and friends get together to celebrate the festive season. However, for our Christian friends around the world, Christmas means a lot more. Classiques! Yuletide sets out to tell the stories that make up a Christian Christmas through a carefully curated programme.
David Gillingham’s With Heart and Voice, a staple piece in the symphonic band repertoire is based on an old Spanish hymn “Come, Christians, Join to Sing.” Through this hymn, Christians sing praises to Jesus Christ for the hope and joy that they have been blessed with.
While Christmas celebrates hope and joy, the Christian story is incomplete without sufferings, just as how Jesus Christ was betrayed and suffered on the cross for people’s sins. Through his new work...