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SSO Christmas Concert at the Esplanade
Synopsis

Get into the mood for Christmas with Associate Conductor Joshua Tan and the SSO as they bring you glittering musical treasures for the yuletide season, complete with the ever-popular carol sing-a-long!

Joshua Tan, conductor
Singapore Symphony Choruses

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24 Apr 2019, 10am

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Approximately 2 hours

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  • Children must be age 6 and above to be admitted into the hall.
  • Children under 6 will not be admitted into the hall, even with a ticket.
  • Please bring along proof of child’s age, such as a student concession pass, as random checks may be conducted at the venue.   
  • Parents or guardians of children admitted are strongly encouraged to purchase aisle seats.
  • We reserve the right to ask parents to bring children out of the hall should they be disruptive during the performance.
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  • You are strongly advised to be seated 15 minutes before the performance start time.
  • Latecomers will only be admitted at appropriate pauses during the show or during intermission, if any. 

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  • Non-flash photography is allowed during bows and applause. No photography when artistes are performing.
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Thu, 12 - Fri, 13 Dec 2019

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