Songs of Displacement

Vocal Associates Ltd.
Esther Maureen Kelly

12 Jul 2022, Tue, 8pm

1hr 15mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Recital Studio

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In Songs of Displacement, Soprano Esther Maureen Kelly will share the heartfelt stories of the turmoil experienced by people displaced - sometimes physical, yet other times the emotional toil of longing for a better existence.


Born and raised in Asia, Maureen will present Chinese and Western art songs, including 我住长江头, 红豆词, Why do they shut me out of heaven, Je ne t'aime pas and Die junge Nonne.


Maureen's recent performances include productions at the Lincoln Centre and Kennedy Centre in US, the 2020/21 world premiere of Ancient Tang Poems with the Suzhou Symphony Orchestra, and at the Beijing International Arts Festival with the Chinese National Symphony.


This is her first solo recital in Singapore. PROGRAMME (not in performance order) FRANZ SCHUBERT Die junge Nonne LEONARD BERNSTEIN Glitter and Be Gay KURT WEILL Youkali: Tango Habanera Je ne t’aime pas Complainte de la Seine GABRIEL FAURÉ Les Berceaux ARR. RICHARD WALTERS Shenandoah AARON COPLAND Why do they shut me out of Heaven? HUGO WOLF Mignon: Kennst du das Land 青主 我住长江头 王立平 大海啊故乡 任光 渔光曲 黄永熙 怀念曲 刘雪庵 红豆词 陆在易 彩云与鲜花

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Language: English
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Date & Time

12 Jul 2022, Tue


Esplanade Recital Studio
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Price $39

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