Char­ity con­cert by Can­ti­cle Singers and Filipino bari­tone

New Straits Times - - Groove -

LEAD guest singer, Filipino bari­tone Cipri­ano “Zip” De Guz­man Jr, will per­form with The Can­ti­cle Singers in the ensem­ble’s Sil­ver An­niver­sary show­case called from Aug 25 to 27.

The mu­si­cal of­fer­ings will in­clude opera, clas­si­cal, Broad­way, Dis­ney, pop, jazz and soul num­bers by the likes of Wolf­gang Amadeus Mozart, Sir An­drew Lloyd Web­ber and Ge­orge and Ira Gersh­win.

In cel­e­brat­ing 25 years of song with The

The Can­ti­cle singers. Can­ti­cle Singers, the au­di­ence can look for­ward to cho­ral, group and solo num­bers from Zip, Malaysian op­er­atic singer Ste­fano Chen Ying Hao, and 21 cho­ral singers.

is co-pro­duced by HK Chong and Chong Kin Kiat, with Chin San Sooi as artis­tic direc­tor and Shaun Chen as the mu­sic direc­tor.

The show also fea­tures choir­mas­ter Brian Cheong, pi­anist Ng Teck Yeong, flautist May Ang and mas­ter of cer­e­monies Ti­mothy Ooi.

The 105-minute con­cert aims to raise funds for the Pur­ple Cen­tres Foun­da­tion (PCF), Manila, which works along­side poor Filipino fam­i­lies to en­sure chil­dren fol­low their dreams and ful­fil their po­ten­tial.

The Can­ti­cle Singers is an ac­com­plished vol­un­tary choir es­tab­lished in KL in 1992. It has staged 25 pro­duc­tions to date and won the Boh Camero­nian Arts Award for Best Group Vo­cals in 2011 and 2014.

8.30pm. RM88. Call 03-4065 0001/ 0002.

Da­mansara Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (DPAC), Em­pire Da­mansara, Jalan PJU 8/8, Da­mansara Per­dana, PJ.

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