Sat, Sep 23

School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA) | Concert Hall
Sat, Sep 23

T’ang Quartet presents The End & the Beginning

School of the Arts Singapore (SOTA) | Concert Hall

Sat, Sep 23

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“Now this is not the end. It is not even the beginning. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.” - Winston Churchill 

T'ang Quartet presents a tribute to the master, Ludwig van Beethoven on the 190th anniversary of his death.

In this first concert of a retrospective series of six that pays homage to Beethoven, we ask what his music mean today. And what it means for us, as the last quarter century of our lives turn, to have taken this unusual journey together.

Beethoven’s late quartets were widely considered to be his greatest and most spiritual works. Pushed to existentialist despair with his struggle against deafness, Beethoven composed the late quartets in a complete rejection of the romantic and emotional. That pathos, which served him so well, were pushed aside to make way for the introverted, and the intellectual. 

Beethoven began writing not for man, but for humanity. String Quartet No. 12, Op. 127 marked the beginning of the end.

As Beethoven's late quartets heralded the end of an age, Béla Bartók's String Quartet No. 1 transformed that end into a new beginning. 

But to expect Bartók on his first outing to write for humanity would be unreasonable. He wrote for man, about man. His first quartet begins in personal despair. It opens with sighs that cries of an unrequited love. 

As both compositions herald ends and beginnings, T'ang Quartet celebrates a new cycle. There is no end or beginning. We move, forward - usually on a slight tangent - and we evolve and grow as we continue to celebrate the sheer joy of chamber music with you.



  • Sat, Sep 23 at 7:30 PM

    Doors Open Time: 7:00pm
    Duration: Approx. 90 minutes
    Interval: 15 minutes (inclusive)

    Language: English

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2. Children aged 12 years old and below must purchase a CHILD ticket for admission. They must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

3. Adults aged 13 years old and above will each require a STANDARD/CONCESSION ticket for admission.

4. Possession of a ticket does not reserve a specific seat position, unless otherwise stated on the ticket.

5. Latecomers will only be admitted during intervals, if any.

6. No photography, videography or audio recording is allowed during the performance.

7. No eating and/or drinking is allowed at the performance venue.

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