Esplanade Presents

Music

Scottish Traditional Music

Traditionally Speaking (Singapore)

20 Sep 2022, Tue, 7pm & 8pm

20 – 30 Sep 2022

View dates and time

30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Concourse & Online

Free

Synopsis

Traditionally Speaking is an all-Singaporean trio consisting of Law Chi-Yan (smallpipes, whistles), Pamela Ng (bodhrán, flute) and Bryan Leong (guitar, keys). Join them for a fun evening of Scottish traditional music, featuring beautifully arranged Gaelic waltzes, old pipe jigs, as well as some snazzy modern reels.

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: 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

Artist Information

Bryan Leong

Although he started learning the piano and violin from a young age, Bryan truly fell in love with music after hearing Tommy Emmanuel's Angelina, which drove him to learn to play the Australian guitarist’s various compositions. He later dove into the world of jazz with the NUS Jazz Band. After chancing upon the classic jig Calliope House, Bryan discovered a genre that spoke to him and decided to broaden his musical horizons to encompass Celtic tunes and playing styles.

Law Chi-Yan

Chi-Yan has been playing Scottish traditional music for a decade, having started with the Great Highland bagpipe but later moving on to Scottish smallpipes and whistles. His repertoire is rooted in the rich piping traditions of Scotland’s west coast as well as Gaelic songs. He also performs regularly with the Singapore Trad Collective.

Pamela Ng

A classically trained pianist, Pamela later developed a strong interest in traditional Irish music. This led her to form Celtic Bards, a duo that has been actively performing instrumental Irish music since its formation in 2013. Pamela plays the whistles, the Irish flute as well as the bodhrán.

Date & Time

Livestream

On Demand

20 Sep 2022, Tue

7pm

Esplanade Concourse

8pm

Esplanade Concourse

8pm

Online
On demand viewing available after the livestream

20 – 30 Sep 2022

Online
Available until 30 Sep, 8.30pm
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