Brass Explosions 2012

Asia’s biggest international brass music festival, Brass Explosion!, returns from 1 to 4 June 2012 with a big bang for its third year. This annual music festival will showcase a myriad of exceptional musical talents, including jazz legend James Morrison, Stefan Dohr and Sarah Willis of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Sérgio Carolino, James Gourlay, Darren Acosta, Steven Mead, Gareth Small, Bart van Lier and more.

Presented by the Brass Society at Marina Bay Sands Singapore and supported by the National Arts Council, more than 49 world acclaimed artists from 15 countries and 150 Singaporean and international students will be performing over four days of incredible music making. They will also be joined and accompanied by the world-famous Desford Colliery Band from United Kingdom, an All Star Big Band as well as local music groups and ensembles.

James Morrison Live in Concert with The All Star Big Band

For one night only, be dazzled by Australia’s first man of trumpet, James Morrison and an All Star Big Band, as they put up a perfect evening of great music. Get ready for a night of entertainment, laughter, unbridled energy and the best of jazz!

Date: Saturday, 2 June 2012

Time: 9.00pm to 11.00pm

Venue: Stella Artois Festival Stage, Marina Bay Sands

Tickets are available on SISTIC.


Concerts by the Bay

Date: 3 June 2012 (Sunday)

Time: 4:00pm to 7:00pm

Venue: Marina Bay Sands Event Plaza

A free evening public concert featuring brass music in its different forms. Be entertained with music from classical, jazz to pop, performed by local and international brass musicians. It’s the perfect family day out activity!

Performers include: The Desford Colliery Band from UK, renowned Indonesian songstress Dira Sugandi, who has had the opportunity to sing with Jason Mraz and Andrea Bocelli, as well as the Brass Society Brass Band, which consists of professional brass musicians, educators, enthusiasts and tertiary students. Music lovers will also be in for a treat as jazz legend James Morrison will be making a special appearance!

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Focus on technology, HIV/AIDS Awareness, Dementia and supporting several other social causes. Write mostly about the independent Arts scene in Singapore as well as the general works as organized by the various government bodies. Has a fascination with photography and indulge in a little mix of video editing. Very keen on living the social media experience without going over the top.
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