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Voice Discovery Series: Dance Songs - An Exploration Of Songs Based On Dance Rhythms And Themes From The Courts Of Europe

  • Conservatory Orchestra Hall YST Conservatory Singapore, 117376 Singapore (map)

Please be informed that the earlier advertised event, “Cantiamo: The Vocal Dance”, originally scheduled to happen on the 13 Nov 2018 (7:30pm), has been replaced with this programme, which will happen at the Conservatory Orchestra Hall.

Introduction to Dance

The French Court

BOISMORTIER
Air Gai

CLERAMBAULT
Air from Polipheme

LULLY
Les plaisirs ont choisi pour asile

RAMEAU
La Paix et l’indifference
L’amour comme Neptune

The Italian Court

Caccini and the rise of the Italian Court

CACCINI
Udite, udite amanti
Belle rose purpurine

Monteverdi and a new music

MONTEVERDI
Quel sguardo sdegnosetto
Lamento della Ninfa

The English Court

Dowland and the European Court

DOWLAND
Flow my tears (extracts)
Sir John Souch
Frog Galliard

-Intermission (10 minutes) -

Henry Purcell

PURCELL
What power art thou
Oft she visits this lone mountain
Our next motion

George Frederic Händel

HÄNDEL
As steals the morn
If I give honor due
He shall feed his flock

The German Court

J.S. BACH
Wie soll ich Dich
Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten

Ich will auch mit
Herr, gieb, dass ich dem Ehre


YST VOICE DEPARTMENT

AMELIA HAYES (B.MUS3), soprano
ALICE CAHYA PUTRI (B.MUS3), soprano
ALISON WONG (B.MUS1), soprano
BAEK JONGWOO (B.MUS4), tenor
CHAN KAI SONG (B.MUS3), tenor
CINDY HONANTA (B.MUS3), alto
COREY KOH (B.MUS1), soprano
DANIEL CHONG (B.MUS1), tenor
JIN QIUYAXU (B.MUS1), soprano
KESTER TAY (B.MUS2), bass
LIM JING JIE (B.MUS3), baritone
LU PEI-YUN (B.MUS4), mezzo-soprano
LU WAN-YING (B.MUS3), soprano
SHUBHANGI DAS (B.MUS3), soprano

ABOUT THE EVENT

In our third of the Discovery Series, the YST Voice Department will explore how dance song has evolved from the Medieval to the Baroque periods. Looking at music of the trouvères, Josquin de Prez, Dowland, Rameau and many more, we will "kick up our heels " as they did in the courts of olde!  Join us for a night of exploration and discovery.

TICKETING INFORMATION
• Free admission.
• All event information is correct at time of print
• Out of respect for other concert goers, no children under 6 years of age will be allowed admission.

Earlier Event: November 13
Junior Recital: Adriana Chiew (Piano)
Later Event: November 14
Wednesday Noon Recital