6th Singapore Lieder Festival - Concert #2

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

27-30 October 2016
Living Room, The Arts House

Season Pass for all 4 concerts is available at http://peatix.com/event/202007

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.

Friday, 28th October 2016—The Comedies and Problem Plays

Comedy of errors
1) Glen Roven—I to the world

Two gentlemen of Verona
2) Franz Schubert—Was ist Silvia?

3) Eric Coates—Who is Silvia?

Love’s labour’s lost
4) Jack Jarrett—Winter

5) Ernest Moeran—When daisies pied

A midsummer night’s dream
6) Hugo Wolf—Lied des transferierten Zettel

7) Martin Shaw—I know a bank

8) Frederick Keel—You spotted snakes

The merchant of Venice
9) Liza Lehmann—How sweet the moonlight

10) Benjamin Britten—Fancie

11) Francis Poulenc—Fancy

Much ado about nothing
12) Patrick Doyle—Sigh no more, ladies

As you like it
13) William Walton—Under the greenwood tree

Twelfth night
14) Joseph Haydn—She never told her love

15) Zechariah Goh—Come away death (World Premiere)

The merry wives of Windsor
16) George Shearing—Fie on sinful fantasy

All’s well that ends well
17) Virgil Thomson—Was this fair face the cause?

Measure for measure
18) Ernest Chausson—Chanson d’amour

The winter’s tale
19) John Ireland—When daffodils begin to peer

The Tempest
20) Bob Chilcott—Come unto these yellow sands

Event Timeline
Fri Oct 28, 2016
8:00 PM - 9:30 PM SGT
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Living Room, The Arts House
Standard $20.00
Concession $15.00
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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