Esplanade Presents

Music

Nanyin Fusion: Rendezvous

Siong Leng Musical Association ft Sebastian Ho (Singapore)

10 Sep 2022, Sat, 7.30pm & 8.30pm

10 – 25 Sep 2022

30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse & Online

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Synopsis

Rendezvous is the encounter of Eastern and Western cultures, a fusion of traditional and contemporary. It is where Siong Leng musicians explore the many possibilities for the development of nanyin and its strong vitality, necessary to keep up with the times. Collaborating with Sebastian Ho on the guitar, the group will present fresh arrangements of traditional and contemporary works to showcase the beauty of the ancient art form.

Advisory:
Mask-wearing is optional. However, audiences are encouraged to continue to exercise responsibility and caution, such as wearing masks when in crowded places.  No tickets will be issued. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Language: Performed in Minnan.
Things to Note:
Accessibility Advisory: We provide a range of access services and relaxed performances for patrons with access needs. For wheelchair-accessible seats, please call Esplanade Customer Experience at 6828 8377 for assistance. Concessions for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs) and up to one accompanying companion are available. | View our accessibility guide

Artist Information

Siong Leng Musical Association

Siong Leng Musical Association (SLMA) was established in 1941 and owes much of its success to its late chairman, Mr Teng Mah Seng, a Cultural Medallion recipient who worked hard to reform and revive nanyin. Under his guidance, SLMA has become a recognisable arts company known for its preservation and promotion of nanyin. Since Mr Teng’s passing, SLMA has kept true to its mission and has cultivated a group ofnanyin professionals over the years. It aims for nanyin music to be recognised on international stages and to create more exposure for traditional and contemporary nanyin music through performances as well as education and outreach initiatives.

Sebastian Ho

A civil engineer by training, Sebastian Ho pursued his love for music after graduating in 2001. Since then, he has performed at various concerts, club gigs, corporate functions, festivals, weddings, recordings, musical theatre productions as well as for Mediacorp TV and radio. He has also played backup for well-known artists including Laura Fygi, George Lam, Kenny Bee, Shirley Kwan Qi Yu, Pan Yue Yun, Wan Fang, Eric Moo, Mavis Hee, Kit Chan and Joanna Dong, to name a few. Ho was principal guitarist at the billion-dollar grossing award-winning Broadway musical The Lion King. He was also involved in local and other international musicals such as A Chorus Line, Santa Claus and Evita.

Date & Time

Livestream

On Demand

10 Sep 2022, Sat

7.30pm

Esplanade Concourse

8.30pm

Esplanade Concourse

8.30pm

Online

10 – 25 Sep 2022

Online
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