Saturday, July 30, 2011

Upcoming Performances from Music Space 11

If you are planning your shcedule for the coming weeks, perhaps you many like to include one or two events organised by new group Music Space (http://musicspace11.wordpress.com/)? Here are some events that are coming up, including a classical vocal recital:

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PRIDE AND PREJUDICE
Adrian Poon

How often do you hear a trumpet, a tenor and a recorder in a single recital? Come and experience the triple-bill of Romantic pieces presented by Edric Liew, Adrian Poon and Jun Zubillaga-Pow. The young musicians will revive luscious music from the 19th- and 20th-centuries by famous and less-known composers.

Where: Chamber at The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place When: August 7, 7pm Admission: $28 Tel: 6332-6919 Info: www.bytes.sg

PLUCKED STRING PLUCKED!

Ding Yi Music presents a chamber concert of fusion plucked strings music. Alongside popular traditional pieces, the quintet playing the pipa, zhongruan, yangqin and sanxian has specially commissioned new pieces from eminent Singaporean composers, Hoh Chung Shih, Tan Tuan Hao and Alicia de Silva.

Where: The Substation MRT: City Hall When: August 13, 7.30pm Admission: $18 Tel: 6337-7535 Info: www.musicspace11.wordpress.com

THE SINGAPOREAN STRING QUARTET
Artsylum String Quartet

Two young string quartets - Artsylum and Oxley - join forces to perform an entire programme of contemporary music created by Singaporeans. Featured composers include Lee Yuk Chuan, Leong Yoon Pin, Jeremiah Li, Phoon Yew Tien, Kelly Tang and Jun Zubillaga-Pow.

Where: Esplanade Recital Studio MRT: Esplanade/City Hall When: September 2, 8pm Admission: $19 Tel: 6337-6128 Info: www.esplanade.com

FROM UTRECHT TO JOO CHIAT
Jun Zubillaga-Pow

Stay tune for some classical Dutch-Malay fusion as recorder player Jun Zubillaga-Pow brings you back on a journey of Baroque-folk and recreates the ambience of seventeenth-century Singapura.

Where: The Substation MRT: City Hall When: September 10, 7.30pm Admission: $18 Tel: 6337-7535 Info: www.musicspace11.wordpress.com

film

A FLORIDA ENCHANTMENT
A young woman discovers a seed that can make women act like men and men act like women. She decides to take one, then slips one to her maid and another to her fiancé. The fun begins. This silent film from 1914 is accompanied by new electronic music composed by Singaporean composer Chong Li-Chuan.

Where: Screening Room at The Arts House, 1 Old Parliament Lane MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place When: August 8 and 12, 7pm Admission: $10 Tel: 6332-6919 Info: Rating to be advised: www.bytes.sg

gig

REGGAE SINGAPURA
Local reggae band Bushmen reinvents themselves after 15 years in popular showbiz. Come and groove to their original singles of Reggae pop music sung solely in English and Malay.

Where: The Substation MRT: City Hall When: October 15, 7.30pm Admission: $18 Tel: 6337-7535 Info: www.musicspace11.wordpress.com

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