15 Nov Fantasy by PJ Philharmonic Orchestra
Date: 25th November 2018, 7.30pm
First performed in Paris in 1831, Zampa Overture is one of composer Louis Joseph Ferdinand Hérold’s signature works. Zampa, the hero of this opera, becomes a pirate after leaving Alice Manfredi heart-broken. After her death, a marble statue is erected in her memory and venerated by the local as a saint. In the final twist of the story, Zampa, now in love with Camille, suffers the unforgiving wrath a woman he once so callously wronged. Do not expect a happy ending in this cautionary tale.
Here’s another opera featuring a not-so gentlemanly hero. Norwegian fairy tale, Peer Gynt chronicles the (mis)adventures of its protagonist across different continents. Considered useless and hopeless by his mother, Peer Gynt leaves the village. Along his journey he meets characters as varied as the landscapes it is set against – from the Norwegian mountains to the North African desert. Peer crosses paths with amourous dairymaids, trolls and their king, the Sphinx, and even the Devil himself.
Edvard Grieg obliged when Henrik Ibsen asked him to write music for his play in 1874. The result was the stunning Peer Gynt Suites. Get ready to embark on this unforgettable journey of musical adventure.
Music plays a crucial role in bringing the worlds on screen to come alive. The music of John Williams has accomplished this arduous task remarkably.
“I was never that into the movies. Never. Even as a youngster. I became interested in movie music only because of the studio orchestras in Hollywood.”
Throughout his illustrious career, he has created some of the most iconic film scores in cinematic history. This concert features some of his famous works which include Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Harry Potter just to name a few.
Let us transport you into the realm of celluloid fantasy as we pay homage to one of the most celebrated film composers of all time.
The event will be held at the following:
|Date||25th November 2018|
|Address||Menara KEN TTDI
No 37 Jalan Burhanuddin Helmi
Taman Tun Dr Ismail
60000 Kuala Lumpur
|Dress Code||Smart Casual|