12 October 2016

Angela Cortez to sing Chinatown by Singapore composer Tan Yu Ting at SIFOM

Source: SIFOM. Cortez.
Source: SIFOM. Cortez. 
Angela Cortez, the soprano, will sing Chinatown by Singapore composer Tan Yu Ting in the New Music From A Mythic Landscape concert at the second Singapore International Festival of Music (SIFOM), Singapore’s first classical music festival. Inspired by Singapore’s landscape, the concert is on 19 October at the Arts House chamber at 7.30pm.

The Filipina was the first prize winner of the 2015 NAFA Voice Competition. She is an active performer in Southeast Asia, and has also performed in concerts in Europe, Taiwan, and the US. Her recent operatic roles include Calisto in Offenbach's Daphnis et Chloe (2016), Denise in Offenbach's Le Mariage aux Lanternes (2016), Hansel in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (2015), and the Doll in Bellepoque’s Musical Fables and George and the Music Box (2015).

She has also performed concerts and tours as soloist with the ADDO Chamber Orchestra, International Chamber Festival Orchestra and Halleujah Oratorio Society, and the NAFA Wind and Jazz Ensembles.

SIFOM 2016, presented by SIFOM in collaboration with Arts House and OperaViva, runs from 13 to 30 October with Grammy-nominee Maestro Darrell Ang wielding the baton over guest members of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the SIFOM Orchestra. The event has three components:
  • Free outreach activities up to 30 October 
  • Ticketed concerts from 13 to 23 October 
  • Free Festival Fringe performances from 13 to 30 October

Buy tickets for New Music From A Mythic Landscape

Browse the full lineup of SISTIC ticketed performances, festival fringe and free community outreach programmes. There are discounts for MasterCard holders, children aged two to 12 (10%), senior citizens (10% for those aged 55 and above), Friends of the SSO (15%), students (10% whether local or international), NSmen/Home Team NS members (20% with promo code HOMETMUSIC), NTUC members (20%), and Singapore Press Club members (20% with promo code SPCMUSIC)

Read the WorkSmart Asia blog post on SIFOM(Note: Kseniia Vokhmianina’s piano recital: The Sunken Cathedral & Other Stories is sold out)