Thursday, March 23, 2017

'A Night at the Opera' by Cambridge International Opera - 5 Apr 2017

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Five young professional singers from the UK will be heading down to Singapore for an evening of operatic highlights. They are soprano Billie Robson, mezzo-soprano Simone Ibbett-Brown, tenor Robert Humphries, countertenor Tim Morgan and baritone Lawrence Halksworth, accompanied by pianist John Wright.

The concert will be held at the new Singapore Chinese Cultural Centre Auditorium on 5 April 2017 (Wednesday).

Here is their programme:

Pur ti miro (L'incoronazione di Poppea) - Monteverdi
Nella terra, in ciel, nell’onda (Faramondo) – Handel
*Lamento della ninfa – Monteverdi
Una furtiva lagrima (L'elisir d'amore) - Donizetti
Or dove fuggo io mai? (I Puritani) – Bellini
O mio Fernando (La favorita) – Donizetti

Selections from Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro:
Se vuol ballare
Sull'aria... che soave zeffiretto
Crudel! Perchè finora farmi languir così?
Contessa perdono

Habanera (Carmen) – Bizet
Come un’ape (La Cenerentola) – Rossini
 Ideale – Tosti
Au fond du temple saint/'The Pearl Fishers' Duet' (Les pêcheurs de perles) - Bizet
Adieu forêts (Maid of Orleans) – Tchaikovsky
Ombra mai fu (Xerxes) - Handel
Vissi d'arte (Tosca) - Puccini
È la solita storia del pastore (L'arlesiana) - Cilea
Sous le dôme épais/'The Flower Duet' (Lakmé) - Delibes
Bella figlia dell'amore (Rigoletto) - Verdi

Check out the Events Page for more tickets!

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Interview With Ee Ping - 'Dreams, Passions and Love' - 6 April 2017

After a triumphant solo recital in 2014, London-based Singaporean soprano Ee Ping will be returning for another round at the Esplanade Recital Studio. Entitled Dreams, Passions and Love, it will see the veteran soprano perform up to 18 songs with pianist Pauline Lee, including works by Lehar, Barber, Poulenc and Pergolesi. Check out our interview below to find out what you can expect!

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Glenn Goei Interview for Wild Rice's 'La Cage Aux Folles' - 19 Apr to 13 May 2017

Hawk Liu and I (Steven Ang) sat down with director Glenn Goei of Wild Rice's upcoming La Cage aux Folles production recently to discuss what we can look forward to.

While we had a fun, light-hearted time, the topics discussed touched on various political and social issues that the veteran theatre practitioner hopes this production can help to address. Check out our interview via the video below, and find out where to get tickets on the Events Page!

More information about the production at

More information about Hawk Liu on his website:

Monday, March 6, 2017

The Basso Canaries Presents 'Of Laughter and Tears' - 18 March 2017

The Basso Canaries (Xiao Chunyuan and this website's editor Steven Ang) with pianist Winnie Tiopan will present a wide-ranging recital programme.

Steven's act will comprise of numbers from comedic operas and musical theatre including Mozart's Don Giovanni and The Marriage of Figaro, Fiddler on the Roof and The Pirate of Penzance, while Chunyuan will perform many popular numbers from the German, Italian and contemporary Chinese art song repertoire.

It's going to be a night of red-blooded singing and hilarity. Check out our concert info via the links below, and hope to see you at our concert!

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Or call 9020 0417 or 9180 9453 to purchase tickets offline!