Cheer­fully

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Satur­day and Sun­day. Tick­ets are priced at RM35 for adults and RM25 for stu­dents who opt for nor­mal seats. Mean­while, those opt­ing for premier seats can pur­chase tick­ets at RM45 for adults and RM35 for stu­dents.

For book­ings, call 03-7960 0439 or e-mail box­of­fice@pjla. com.my.

For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.pjla.com.my. n DON’T miss out on a re­mark­able spec­ta­cle where tech­nol­ogy con­verges with the arts this Satur­day, 8.30pm, at Pen­tas 1, Kuala Lumpur Per­form­ing Arts Cen­tre (KLPAC).

The show Long­ing, will com­bine con­tem­po­rary dance and the­atri­cal per­for­mances with multi-me­dia art pro­jec­tions.

Pre­sented by the Nord­lan­dia/ South East Asia Art Com­pany, this unique pro­duc­tion is a col­lab­o­ra­tion be­tween Malaysian mu­sic com­poser Ade­line Wong, Sin­ga­porean clas­si­cal string quar­tet T’ang Quar­tet and solo cel­list Ør­nulf Lille­b­jerka and dancer Kristin Holand from Nor­way, among oth­ers.

Tick­ets are priced at RM25 for stu­dents, and range from RM35 to RM60 for adults.

Also, KLPAC will play host to a ro­man­tic com­edy, Boom, by Peter Sinn Nachtrieb to­mor­row and Satur­day at 8.30pm and at 3pm on Sun­day. It then con­tin­ues from Feb 21 to 26. Show­time is at 8.30pm, ex­cept for Feb 26 (at 3pm).

The hi­lar­i­ous pro­duc­tion re­volves around two stu­dents who find that the hope of the en­tire hu­man race rests on their shoul­ders when a global catas­trophic event strikes.

Tick­ets are priced at RM23 (pre­view night to­mor­row), RM23 for stu­dents and RM35 for adults.

KLPAC is lo­cated at Sen­tul Park, Jalan Stra­chan in KL.

For more in­for­ma­tion, call 034047 9000 or visit www.klpac. org. n DUTCH lite jazz diva Laura Fygi re­turns to Kuala Lumpur for a two-night stint at the De­wan Fil­har­monik Petronas (DFP) next Tues­day and Wed­nes­day.

The 56-year-old Am­s­ter­dambased singer aims to paint the town red with a show­boat “great­est hits” set backed by MPO Big Band ar­range­ments.

Ever the flam­boy­ant en­ter­tainer, Fygi, who has done nu­mer­ous ho­tel/din­ner en­gage­ments and Gent­ing shows here in the past, is the pop­ulist draw among pop jazz fans.

She will be per­form­ing jazz stan­dards such as Fly Me To The Moon, Cheek To Cheek and Fever this Satur­day (8.30am) and Sun­day (3pm).

The con­cert, pre­sented by the Malaysian Phil­har­monic Or­ches­tra (MPO), will in­spire au­di­ences with Ge­orge F. Han­del’s most pop­u­lar or­gan con­certo The Cuckoo And The Nightingale and Or­gan Con­certo No.4 In F (Op. 4).

Con­ducted by Ni­cholas Mcge­gan, the MPO will also take on the works of Jo­hann S. Bach’s Bran­den­burg Con­certo No.3 and Ar­can­gelo Corelli’s Con­certo Grosso (Op. 6) No.4.

Join­ing forces with Mcge­gan is in­ter­na­tional or­gan­ist Jen­nifer Bate. She is the first Bri­tish woman and third Bri­tish artiste to be con­ferred the Per­son­nal­ité de l’an­née award. To date, Bate has given recitals in 50 coun­tries, mostly in France and Italy. Tick­ets are priced at RM30, RM60, RM90 and RM120.

For book­ings of both shows, call the DFP box-of­fice at 032051 7007 or e-mail: df­p_box­of­fice@petronas.com.my. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.dfp.com. my. n ERYKAH Badu, the First Lady of Neo-soul, is fi­nally set to per­form in Kuala Lumpur af­ter her aborted ap­pear­ance at the Sun­burst Fes­ti­val here two years ago. The count­down is on for her show at the Ple­nary Hall, KL Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, KL, on Feb 28. n SING your heart out with the Choir of the Phil­har­monic So­ci­ety of Se­lan­gor. This Pj-based com­mu­nity choir will be tak­ing in new mem­bers for its 2012 co­hort.

Be­sides be­ing a reg­u­lar per­former in var­i­ous com­mu­nity and cor­po­rate events, the choir also pro­duces its own shows. Choir mem­bers can look for­ward to Mu­sic From Movies And Mu­si­cals 4, a pro­duc­tion fea­tur­ing mu­sic from both the stage and the sil­ver screen such as Grease, Sound Of Mu­sic and Lion King.

No ex­pe­ri­ence is re­quired although the abil­ity to read notes would be an ad­van­tage. Ori­en­ta­tion (for new re­cruits) be­gins at 7.15pm fol­lowed by open re­hearsals from 8pm to 10pm on Feb 20 at Ann Per­reau’s Stu­dios, Global Busi­ness Park, Block A, 1st Floor, No 8, Jalan 19/1 in Pe­tal­ing Jaya, Se­lan­gor.

For more in­for­ma­tion, e-mail: se­lan­gor.phil@gmail.com.

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