Vivace International Piano Competition Paris
Sunday, 8th March 2020, Forte Musicademy
Adjudicator at the Selection Rounds, organised by Piano Island Festival.
Singapore Raffles International Music Festival
Friday, 9th August 2019, Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre
Adjudicator at the 6th edition of the Singapore Raffles International Music Festival held at the Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre.
Singapore International Low Brass Academy
Thursday 25th – Sunday 28th July 2019, Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music
I am the official collaborative pianist of this exciting event. On the faculty are Jörgen van Rijen (Principal Trombonist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra), Zachary Bond (Lecturer of Brass and Wind Ensemble conductor at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts), and Brett Stemple (Associate Professor of Music at the YST Conservatory). Please check out SILBA for more details.
Ballerinas Piano Duo Concert
Saturday, 20th July 2019, 7.30pm, 华侨城绽放花园小剧场, Shenzhen, China
My two-piano works, Snowscapes and Souvenirs de Paris will be performed by talented young pianists, Lin Hengyue and Wang Ji.
Prescott Chamber Ensemble
Sunday, 6th January 2019, Trinity Presbyterian Church, Arizona, USA
My flute, oboe and piano work, Sweet Dreams, will be performed by the Prescott Chamber Ensemble.
By Candlelight: A Tale of Two Cities
Friday, 25th May 2018, 7.30pm, The Arts House
My flute and piano work, By the Fireplace, will be performed by Spanish flutist, Roberto Alvarez, and Ukrainian pianist, Kseniia Vokhmianina. This concert will commemorate 50 years of diplomatic relations between Singapore and Spain.
EBM’s “Christmas Concert 2017” Straits Times Review
Wednesday, 20th December 2017, Singapore
The Ensemble de la Belle Musique‘s first concert review by The Straits Times.
EBM’s Christmas Concert 2017
Monday, 18th December 2017, 7.30pm, Esplanade Recital Studio
The Ensemble de la Belle Musique (EBM) will be presenting its inaugural concert featuring world premieres of beautiful and tonal original works of various styles specially written by living composers from USA, Spain, Denmark, Australia and Singapore. Do please join us in this unique concert, where you will be the first to hear these lovely works. There will be a Q&A session after the concert with the composers. Please click here for purchase of tickets.
Lunchtime Concert Series: Romance In The City
Monday, 28th August 2017, 1pm, The Singapore Airlines Theatre, Basement 1, LaSalle College of the Arts
Shao Ying and I will be presenting our original melodious works for solo piano and two pianos, as well as beautiful works by composers by Dr. Joseph Curiale and Martin Åkerwall. Free admission. Please check out Lunchtime Concert Series for more details.
Ballerinas: a piano duo concert
Tuesday, 15th August 2017, 8pm, Esplanade Recital Studio
My two-piano works, Winterland and Maple Breeze will be showcased by the piano duo of Lin Hengyue and Wang Ji. Tickets available from SISTIC.
Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra: Sounds Satirical
Sunday, 18th June 2017, 5pm, SOTA Concert Hall
We will be performing Poulenc’s Concerto for Two Pianos and Orchestra with the BHSO. Please visit Sounds Satirical for more details. Hope to see you there!
The Ensemble de la Belle Music – Call For Scores
Deadline: Friday, 30th June 2017, 11.59pm, Singapore time
The Ensemble de la Belle Musique (EBM) is pleased to announce its inaugural “Call For Scores”. The theme is “Christmas”. Please visit EBM’s website at Ensemble de la Belle Musique – Call For Scores for more details.
SSO Concerts for Children: Carnival of the Animals
Friday, 25th November 2016, 6pm; Saturday, 26th November 2016, 11am, 2pm & 4pm, Victoria Concert Hall
We’ll be performing Saint-Saëns well-loved Carnival of the Animals with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra together with Maestro Joshua Tan and L’Arsenal à Musique. Suitable for ages 4 to 14. Priority sales: 2nd August 2016. Public sales: 5th August 2016. Please visit SSO Concerts for Children: Carnival of the Animals for more details.
Piano Accompaniment Masterclass in Bangkok
Friday, 27th May 2016, 10am – 4pm, 4th floor, Music Department Building (Building 6), Faculty of Education, Chulalongkorn University
We will be coaching music students in piano accompaniment. For more information, please email email@example.com.
“Music Diaries” concert in Bangkok
Thursday, 26th May 2016, 7pm, CU Music Hall, Art and Culture Building, Chulalongkorn University
This concert, organised by Chulalongkorn University, features our original New Age and chamber music compositions. We will be collaborating with talented musicians from Thailand. For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
“Maple Breeze” in New York
Thursday, 17th March 2016, 7.30pm, The Firehouse Space, 246 Frost Street, Brooklyn, New York, USA
World premiere of Shao Suan’s Maple Breeze for two pianos by Canadian piano duo, Piano Pinnacle of Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame.
Breakfast with Andrew
Tuesday, 26th January 2016, 8.20am, Symphony 92.4FM Radio Station
We will be going on air with a “live” interview conducted by host, Andrew Lim.
Low Shao Suan & Low Shao Ying @ VCH: Music Diaries
Friday, 8th January 2016, 7.30pm, Victoria Concert Hall
This concert, organised by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, showcases our original works of various styles, ranging from Neo-Classical, Romantic to New Age, Film and Jazz, written for solo piano to chamber music formation. We will feature some works from our debut album, Romance in the City, some from our soon-to-be-released chamber music album as well as some unpublished works. Joining us on stage will be Jin Ta (flutist), Audi Goh (oboe), Vincent Goh (clarinet), Aw Yong Tian and Yap Pei Ying (bassoons), Marcus Ng (horn), David Wong (trombone), Yew Shan and Yong Kailin (violins), Jonathan Lee (viola) and Noella Yan (cello). Please visit Low Shao Suan & Low Shao Ying @ VCH: Music Diaries for more details.
Singapore Asian Composers Festival 2015
Tuesday 8th – Wednesday 9th December 2015, 7.30pm, Esplanade Recital Studio
The inaugural festival aims to provide composers in the Asia-Pacific region a chance to showcase their works, increase their visibility and expand the classical music repertoire. The public will be exposed to diverse works with unique voices and be able to personally interact with the composers. Please visit Singapore Asian Composers Festival 2015 for more details.
SG50@VCH: The Joy of Music with Koh Chieng Mun & Andrew Lim
Sunday, 11th October 2015, 4pm, Victoria Concert Hall
Hosted by Symphony 92.4 deejays, Andrew Lim and Koh Cheng Mun, we will be showcasing our our chamber works, After Midnight for tenor trombone and piano, and Reflections for clarinet, horn and piano.
Singapore’s Golden Jubilee and Friendship Vietnam-Singapore Concert
Friday, 25th September 2015, 7.30pm, Concert Hall of Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music, Vietnam
Vietnam premiere of our orchestral work, Dreams, with the Saigon Philharmonic Orchestra and its Music Director, Adrian Tan.
Republic of Singapore Golden Jubilee National Day Reception
Tuesday, 15th September 2015, The Ritz-Carlton Moscow Hotel, USSR
Russian premiere of our original compositions: On Vacation, Serenade no. 3, Just Lazing Around, Morning Blues, Precious Moments, Memories, and our arrangement of Chan Mali Chan-Di Tanjong Katong-Home Medley for piano quintet.
World Oceans Music
September 2015, USA
Shao Suan’s solo piano piece, Nocturne in D flat, is scheduled to be presented by World Oceans Music in USA.
Monday Noon Recital
Monday, 31st August 2015, 12.10pm, Conservatory Concert Hall
World premiere of Shao Suan’s chamber work, Quiescence for tuba and piano, with 3rd year tuba major, Teng Siang Hong.
Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra: “Dreams“
Sunday, 23rd August 2015, 5pm, SOTA Concert Hall
World premiere of our orchestral work, Dreams, by the BHSO and its Music Director, Adrian Tan.
Sing50: Celebrating 50 Years of Singapore Music
Friday, 7th August 2015, 6.30pm, National Stadium
We are very excited to perform as part of 50 pianists performing on 50 Steinway grand pianos. Guests musicians at this event include Stefanie Sun, JJ Lin, Dick Lee, Jeremy Monteiro, and superstar pianist, Lang Lang.
International Composition Competition “Maurice Ravel“
Sunday, 3rd May 2015, Bergamo, Italy
Shao Suan’s chamber music work, Sweet Dreams for flute, oboe and piano, wins 3rd Prize (Category B).
Friday, 6th March 2015, Taipei, Taiwan
Taiwan premiere of Shao Suan’s Sweet Dreams and Shao Ying’s Dancing By The Stream, both for flute, oboe and piano, with Lin Kuan-Ying (oboe), Su Hsiao-Ting (flute) and Tang Hua-Yi (piano).
SPH Chinese Newspaper Feature
Tuesday, 30th December 2014, Singapore
Our feature in Singapore’s Chinese newspaper, 联合早报, with regards to our “2014 Artistic Performance Album of the Year” award.
Guangzhou Newspaper Feature
Monday, 15th December 2014, Guangzhou, China
Our feature in Guangzhou’s 羊成晚报, with regards to our “2014 Artistic Performance Album of the Year” award at the 10th Hi-Fi Album Awards 2014.
10th Hi-Fi Album Awards 2014
Sunday, 14th December 2014, Xinghai Concert Hall, Guangzhou, China
Our debut instrumental album, Romance in the City, receives the “2014 Artistic Performance Album of the Year” award.
Fifteen-Minutes-of-Fame: Hommage à Ravel
Sunday, 9th March 2014, 1pm, Jan Hus Presbyterian Church, New York City, USA
World premiere of Shao Suan’s solo piano work, Ravel’s Dream, written and dedicated to Swiss pianist, Daniel Sachs.