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Musical Movements

May 27, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Musical Movements is a family-friendly multi-disciplinary concert performance presenting modern and contemporary classical works with a twist! Join us on our journey to explore the adventurous, unique soundworlds from composers of our time, and be fully immersed with interactive dance, animation and theatrics.

Featuring works by young local composers Darren Sng and Tan Yu Ting, renowned contemporary composers Aleksey Igudesman and Toru Takemitsu, as well as 20th century composers Bartok and Shostakovich, the musicians will be challenged with near-impossible feats of physical coordination and choreography, performed alongside original choreography and animation specially curated for this programme.

Audiences can enjoy this performance through standard seating on chairs or experience a more intimate performance with floor seating closer to the performance area. Interactive activities and booklets for children will be provided during intermission and after the concert.

Musicians: Farah Wu, Tan Tiag Yi, Yeo Xing Tong
Dancer: Leow Huey Li
Animators: Koh Shimin, Li Xuanwei
Organisers: Farah Wu, Tan Tiag Yi
Curator & Emcee: Wu Chin Ying

Aleksey Igudesman and Hyung-ki Joo, How Far Can You Go for violin and piano (2014)
Tan Yu Ting, Chapteh for solo violin (2021)
Toru Takemitsu, Rocking Mirror Daybreak for two violins (1983)
(20-minute Intermission)
Darren Sng, 1=3 for singing and piano-playing violinist (2020)
Bela Bartok, Dance No. 2 and No. 4 from Six Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm Sz. 107 for solo piano (1939)
Dmitri Shostakovich, arr. Lev Atomyan, Five Pieces for two violins and piano (1970)

This performance is kindly supported by the National Youth Council Young ChangeMakers Grant.

Any material, information or views expressed are those of the organisers and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of any other supporting organisation.

Charity Partnership
For this performance, we are partnering with Glyph Community, a registered charity aiming to advance opportunities for underprivileged children and youth in Singapore to access world-class holistic development through conducting weekly non-academic activities and programmes. We are looking for generous members of the public to sponsor tickets for the beneficiaries of Glyph and their chaperones to attend this performance at no cost.

If you would like to sponsor a beneficiary’s ticket, priced at $25, please purchase a ticket in the category titled ‘Donation Ticket for Glyph Community Beneficiary’ and transfer the received from Peatix back to us at the email address farahwu2011@outlook.com with the subject title Donation Ticket for Glyph Community Beneficiary. Details on how to do a transfer of ticket can be found here. Upon successful transfer of your ticket, you will receive an email confirmation of receipt within 2 days. Please feel free to email us if you have any more questions regarding this sponsorship, and we thank you in advance for your kindness. We target to provide about 20 beneficiary tickets to Glyph for this performance.

Limited concession tickets priced at $25 each are available for full-time students, full-time national servicemen (NSF) and senior citizens (60 years and above).
Please purchase tickets for children aged 12 and below under the corresponding category so that ample activity booklets will be provided for them. Please also bring colour pencils and scotchtape if possible!
All other patrons should purchase general admission tickets for $30.

Admission Rules
No children below the age of 3 will be admitted. Concession ticket holders should bring proof of their status, such as driver’s licence or student pass, as random checks may be conducted at the venue. Refunds will not be granted to ticket-holders who do not meet these admission requirements.

Latecomers will only be admitted at suitable breaks. Patrons may choose to sit anywhere during the concert, except on seats which are reserved for VIPs and Glyph’s beneficiaries. We reserve the right to ask parents to bring children out of the hall should they be disruptive during the performance. There is no admission without a ticket.

No videography and flash photography will be allowed during the performance.

Special Needs
The Esplanade Recital Studio provides a relaxed corner for audience members with diverse needs who may require a quiet space during the performance. If you foresee a need for it, please approach the Front-of-House crew to show you its location.

More information and previews of the concert will be shared on our Instagram page @musical.movements


May 27, 2023
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Farah Wu


Esplanade Recital Studio
1 Esplanade Dr
Singapore, 038981 Singapore
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