Esplanade Presents


Carnival of the Animals

duodentity and Marc Valentine Chia (Singapore)

7 Oct 2022, Fri, 3.30pm


(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse

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Written in 1922, Carnival of the Animals remains a familiar favourite for all ages today. For this special Octoburst! edition, musicians duodentity and actor-narrator Marc Valentine Chia will regale children with excerpts from this 14-movement musical suite. Enjoy the music, savour the poetry, swim with the fishes, and roar like a lion!


Relaxed Environment Wheelchair-Accessible Performance


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: English
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

Relaxed Environment

This is a Relaxed Environment (RE) performance. Perfect for anyone who benefits from being able to make a noise, leave and return to their seat or access the toilets during the performance. No modifications are made to the performance. 

Wheelchair-Accessible Performance

This performance is accessible to patrons who require the use of a wheelchair.

Artist Information


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duodentity made their debut at the Victoria Concert Hall on 24 March 2018. In November that same year, they won 3rd prize at the 6th North West International Piano Ensemble Competition held in Vancouver.


In addition to performing, duodentity is known for playing orchestral reductions and arranging music for four hands. They aim to place themselves on the global music map, building awareness of the Singaporean music community to the world.

Marc Valentine Chia


Marc Valentine Chia is a theatre and film actor, currently involved in Mediacorp's long-form drama Sunny Side Up as Anthony Heng.

His theatre and film credits include:

Film - Mindjumper (2020), Last Madame (2019), KIN (2020-2021)


Theatre - Stravinsky's: A Soldier's Tale (2021), Karung Guni Boy (2021) and Fatimah and Her Magic Socks (2020), as part of Esplanade’s PLAYtime! series, Still Sailing (2020), Fatimah and Her Magic Socks (2020), Romeo & Juliet (2014), If There’re Seasons (2014), The Crucible (2013), Othello (2013. 2012), and Sleuth (2013).

Date & Time

Relaxed Environment

Wheelchair-Accessible Performance

7 Oct 2022, Fri


Esplanade Concourse

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