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A Takemitsu Season: The Spring Soirée
Presented by The Philharmonic Orchestra (Singapore) & The Arts Fission Company, in collaboration with the Japan Creative Centre, and hosted by the creative curatorial team of Composer Joyce Beetuan Koh, Cultural Medallion recipient Angela Liong and Pianist Shane Thio, join acclaimed Japanese composer, Toru Takemitsu, self-proclaimed as the gardener composer, and take a walk to his musical garden through short sketches of music and dance performances. An important composer of the twentieth and twenty-first century, Tōru Takemitsu is a major source of inspiration for many Asian-influenced composers who came after him. An acclaimed self-taught classical composer and music theorist, he also wrote scores for many Japanese films and inspired many film music composers. Admission is free!