The Charm of Silk and Bamboo

The Charm of Silk and Bamboo
  • DATE

    Sep 16, 2014

  • Venue

    Esplanade - Theatres on The Bay

    1 Esplanade Drive
    Singapore 038981
  • Ticket Price
    (Exclude booking fee)
    S$20.00 - S$28.00
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Discover the charms of ‘silk’ and ‘bamboo’ music performed on bowed and plucked instruments traditionally strung with silk strings such as the huqin (fiddle) and ruan (lute), as well as wind instruments made of bamboo such as the dizi (bamboo flute) and the sheng (free-reed mouth organ). Sixmusicians from the Singapore Chinese Orchestra will perform pieces such as The Festival of Mountain and Forest, a celebratory piece depicting the villagers’ festive joy, Dream of Bali, a composition with an atmospheric melody, and the traditional Cantonese music of Song of The Full Moon.