6th Singapore Lieder Festival - Concert #1

6th Singapore Lieder Festival
Most Heavenly Music of the Spheres!
Songs of William Shakespeare

27-30 October 2016
Living Room, The Arts House

Yap Shing Min, Soprano
Cherylene Liew, Soprano
Ng Sheh Feng, Mezzo-soprano
Adrian Poon, Tenor
Daniel Fong, Baritone
Chong Wai Lun, Baritone
William Lim, Baritone
Shane Thio, Piano

Gloria Ang
Frank Lee

This year, to commemorate the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, The Sing Song Club has curated a 4-day festival featuring 80 settings of texts by this most influential and famous of writers. These songs will encompass the entire Shakespeare canon, from his histories, comedies, and tragedies, to his large volume of poetry.

This interactive and multidisciplinary festival will also feature the world premiere of new works by Cultural Medallion recipient Kelly Tang, Young Artist Award recipient Zechariah Goh Toh Chai, and local composer Liong Kit Yeng.

Thursday, 27th October 2016—The Histories and Tragedies

Henry VI, Part 2
1) Glen Roven—The first thing we’ll do

Henry VIII
2) Ralph Vaughan Williams—Orpheus with his lute

Richard II
3) Hubert Parry—John O’Gaunt’s Song

4) Ralph Vaughan Williams—Orpheus with his lute

Romeo and Juliet
5) Peter Schikele—Juliet’s Soliloquy

6) Kelly Tang—But soft, … (World Premiere)

7) Thomas Pasatieri—Parting

8) Stephen Foster—Wilt thou be gone

9) Thomas Pasatieri—Lady Macbeth

10) Hector Berlioz—La mort d’Ophelie

11) Ernest Chausson—Chanson d’Ophelia

12) Johannes Brahms—Auf Morgen ist Sankt Valentins Tag

13) Paul Jarman—And will he not come again?

14) Elizabeth Maconchy—Ophelia’s Song

15) Erich Korngold—Desdemona’s Song

16) Stuart Findlay—The poor soul sat sighing

Antony and Cleopatra
17) Peter Dickinson—Drinking Song

18) Malcolm Williamson—Fear no more the heat o the sun

19) Ralph Vaughan Williams—Dirge for Fidele

20) Alan Bullard—Hark hark the lark
Event Timeline
Thu Oct 27, 2016
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM SGT
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Living Room, The Arts House
Standard $20.00
Concession $15.00
Season pass for all 4 nights $60.00
Venue Address
1 Old Parliament Lane, Singapore 179429 Singapore
By MRT: City Hall (5-min walk) Clarke Quay (10-min walk) Raffles Place (10-min walk) By Bus: 75, 100, 107, 130, 131 and 167 (Victoria Concert Hall) 61, 63, 80, 124, 145, 166, 174, 197, 851 and 961 (Opposite The Treasury)
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