An upcoming vocal recital of serious and comedic songs is happening in March 2017!
Presented by The Basso Canaries, Of Laughter & Tears is a vocal recital not to be missed! Founded by local composer & baritone Xiao Chunyuan & the editor of Singapore’s classical opera online blog magazine, The Mad Scene! Steven Ang Kwan Yu, the duo has been performing together since their duet partnership days under the tutelage of Madam Elena Ng Choy Luan. It is in September 2011. The Basso Canaries became as a performance collective group and since then the group has organized various performances, including joint collaborations with The Arts House such as Living With… The Basso Canaries, Living With…George F. Handel & Living with.. The Basso Canaries in The Bilingual Policy.
In this upcoming vocal recital which is to be held on 18th March, the duo has prepared pieces such as Handel’s Revenge, revenge, Timotheus Cries, taken from the opera, Alexander’s Feast, I am a pirate king!, from Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. Besides operatic arias, there are two Chinese art songs and one local composition by Xiao as well.
The venue is at Sinfonietta Hall, Level 3, No. 51 Waterloo Street, which is opposite the old Young Musician’s Society building. The time of the performance is 7.30pm, with concession tickets priced at S$15 for students, S$17 for teachers, S$20 for senior citizens & regular pricing of S$25. Also please take note there are subcharges when buying online.
Tickets online can look under the event name Of Laughter & Tears at www.eventbee.com or may call 90290417 to look for Mr Xiao or 91809453 to look for Mr Steven Ang. As there is limited seating, please kindly grab your tickets now!
Facebook Event Link: https://www.facebook.com/events/217309218714688/