Preview: Happy Chinese New Year Concert 2019 by Ding Yi Music Company
Ding Yi Music Company returns this February, opening their 2019 season with their annual Happy Chinese New Year concert!
Playing at the China Cultural Centre Theatre once again, this year’s edition of the festive places a stronger focus on Singaporean talent and composers, Happy Chinese New Year Concert 2019 will feature a repertoire of favourite Mandopop and classic Chinese music, from Liu Chang’s Rippling Brook Capriccio《小河淌水随想曲》to Jiang Ying’s Limitless (姜莹 作曲 《无极》to a suite of Jay Chou love songs《周杰倫情歌组曲》, and of course, the Chinese New Year Medley 《新春组曲》
The concert will be conducted by Ding Yi Music Company’s Assistant Conductor Wong De Li, Dedric (黄德励), with special performance by 2018 SPOP SING! champion, Mediacorp Artiste Jarrell Huang (黄俊融) and Mediacorp Artiste Bonnie Loo (罗美仪). Joining them will be Ding Yi suona musician and National Chinese Music Competition Suona Open Category first runner-up Jacky Ng (黄永和) in his debut performance with Ding Yi. He will be supported by Ding Yi’s pipa musician and National Arts Council Young Artist Award recipient Chua Yew Kok (蔡友国), and guzheng musician Yvonne Tay (郑怡雯).
Says Dedric: “We are really happy to invite Jarrell and Bonnie with Ding Yi to perform popular Mandopop favourites. We have also specially rearranged familiar Chinese New Year music into a groovy and upbeat arrangements giving a new life to the festive classics, hoping to attract more young audiences to come for this concert.”
Celebrate Chinese New Year, Ding Yi style, as Ding Yi Music Company ushers in the Year of the Pig on a musical note!
Ding Yi’s Happy Chinese New Year Concert 2018 plays on 17th February at 3.30pm and 7.30pm at the China Cultural Centre Theatre. Tickets available from SISTIC