03 Sep '14, 12pm

Prom 61: Singapore SO/Shui at the Albert Hall, SW7

Prom 61: Singapore SO/Shui at the Albert Hall, SW7

In the long procession of visiting international orchestras at this year’s Proms, it was the turn of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra to make their debut. Their reputation has gone before them in the form of their Rachmaninov recordings, so it was surprising and somewhat disappointing to hear them perform that composer’s Second Symphony with so little real feeling for its idiom or its ardour. The orchestra’s Chinese music director, Lan Shui, seemed to be hauling the work along. The players were superbly disciplined, but their modus vivendi seemed to be obedience rather than enjoyment. Rachmaninov’s rubato — the great flexing of

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theguardian.com 03 Sep '14, 11am

The centrepiece of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra 's debut Prom, with its music director, Lan Shui , was the European pr...

Prom 61: Singapore Symphony Orchestra/Shui – a ...

theguardian.com 03 Sep '14, 12pm

The centrepiece of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra 's debut Prom, with its music director, Lan Shui , was the European pr...

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telegraph.co.uk 03 Sep '14, 4pm

Like the Seoul Philharmonic last week, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, under Lan Shui, its music director for over 15 ye...