Roots by Belle Epoque

ROOTS offers a musical walk through the years 1870 to 1915, historically know​n in Europe as the “Belle Epoque” or the Golden Age. Ever wondered what was happening in Southeast Asia and Singapore during the same period?

Let this multi-national cast take you on a discovery of the cultural and musical traditions of these two continents, featuring works by some of the greatest composers and popular melodies of those times.


Dr Robert Casteels, piano
Dr Thomas Manhart, narrator
Brendand-Keefe Au, tenor
Syakirah Noble, soprano
Syafiqah ‘Adha Sallehin, accordion and leader of the SOTA Malay Fusion Ensemble
Sabrina Zuber, soprano

Pre-show talk at 7:30pm; concert at 8pm.

There will be a Q&A session at the end of the performance.

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