20 Sep 2022, Tue, 7pm & 8pm
20 – 30 Sep 2022View dates and time
Esplanade Concourse & Online
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
20 Sep 2022, Tue
20 – 30 Sep 2022
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