A Musical Marvel to Move You

Pamela

Pianist/Narrator

Vasko

Violinist/Conductor
Featuring

The Baltic Neopolis Orchestra

With Covent Garden Soloists

Join Pianist and Narrator Pamela Tan Nicholson, Conductor Vasko Vassilev and the celebrated Baltic Neopolis Orchestra, as they provide a unique take on Turandot, La Traviata and Madame Butterfly at the Toyota Classics.

Spend an evening at the charity concert that has raised almost RM8 million for 63 different charities. As the musicians add an inspiring touch to the music, we hope you’ll be inspired to change some lives by joining us on this very special evening.

ALL PROCEEDS WILL BE DONATED TO UiTM FACULTY OF MUSIC & YOUTH TRUST FOUNDATION

  • Wednesday, 2nd Nov 2016   |   8.30PM


  • Dewan Filharmonik PETRONAS, KLCC


  • Tickets

    RM106, RM159, RM212, RM265

    Inclusive of 6% GST.

Featuring

Baltic Neopolis Orchestra, a unique orchestra that is a standout in Poland’s musical landscape first begun in 2008. Since then, the orchestra has gone from strength to strength in a remarkably short time, achieving successes in their concerts, recording careers and awarded at the Polish Grammy for Best Music Album of the Year in 2015.

The Orchestra is much lauded for its high artistic standards and creative collaboration with inspiring musicians, both local and abroad. To date, it has recorded and performed with the Jan Szyrocki Choir of West Pomeranian University of Technology (2013), composers Mikołaj Górecki and Paweł Łukaszewski, saxophonist Alina Mleczko (2014) and soprano Joanna Tylkowska-Drożdż (2015).

Under the guidance of Vasko Vassilev who is be the Artistic Director for the 2015/16 season, the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra looks forward to an adventurous musical journey ahead.

Pamela, Singapore-born British artist, is a versatile conceptualist, whose artistic achievements extend beyond her concert performances. She created the phenomenon of the modern iconic instrumentalist first in the form of her daughter Vanessa-Mae and then the group Laureate, led by international prize-winning violinist Vasko Vassilev.

Pamela’s shows have been staged in over 40 countries with participating artists as diverse as Madonna, Joaquin Cortez, Sarah Brightman and the Soloists of the Royal Opera House. As a lyricist and writer, Pamela often produces and directs performances of her works. Pamela is currently working with Bei Ao, the Beijing Olympics’ production house, on her first X-Opera, for which she has re-created three classic love stories, merging in her unique way, exhibition of old with experimentation of new.

This tour marks Pamela and Vasko’s third collaboration with Toyota Classics, with whom they are proud to be associated for its commitment to the developing appreciation, popularity and creativity in classical music.

Vasko Vassilev, former child prodigy and winner of multiple international violin prizes, continually transforms himself as an artist. He has performed in more than 20 countries as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and conductor.

He combines his role as Concert Master of the Royal Opera House with that of Creative Producer which allows him to develop interesting initiatives such as Soloists of the Royal Opera House and the Convent Garden Soloists Orchestra.

Vasko made his conducting debut in 2005 at the Royal Albert Hall and as an Artistic Director, has toured with the London Chamber Orchestra, the Bulgarian National Symphony Orchestra and the Covent Garden Soloists Orchestra. He also recently directed the Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra at Tokyo Opera City.

An outstanding teacher and pedagogue since his teenage years, Vasko conducts Masterclasses annually at the Royal College of Music and the Trinity College of Music in London. He is a Visiting Professor at the Castellon Conservatory of Music of Spain and Director of the Covent Garden Soloists Academy in Spain.

Vasko’s virtuosity is not limited to classical repertoire and he is a master of many genres, crossing easily into pop, flamenco, boogie-woogie, rock and music-theatre. He has collaborated with a variety of artists from different disciplines including Erasure, Chambao, Ronnie Wood. Vasko is currently creating a “double-duo dance recital programme” with the Royal Ballet for piano and violin duet, and ballet pas de deux.

This tour marks Pamela and Vasko’s third collaboration with Toyota Classics, with whom they are proud to be associated for its commitment to developing appreciation, popularity and creativity in classical music.