Wagner encounters around Singapore

Preparations for our Singapore-made “The Flying Dutchman” are intensifying with daily rehearsals of both the international and Asian casts, Chorus and Orchestra. Meanwhile, news of our landmark opera event has spread. Come 23 October, we will welcome Wagnerians from Australia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Japan and London, all here to watch our first-ever fully-staged Wagner opera.

For us in Singapore, we have the following treats to look forward to, ahead of the performances at Victoria Theatre from 23 to 30 October 2016.


Tomorrow, on Thursday, 13 October, 8.45 am, “The Flying Dutchman” Stage Director Glen Goei will be interviewed live tomorrow, on TV Channel 5 programme – FirstLook Asia. Please tune into Channel 5 tomorrow to hear his (& co-director Chong Tze Chien’s) directorial vision for the Singapore Flying Dutchman opera.


Three “The Flying Dutchman” outreach programmes are also scheduled from 14 to 24 October.  We hope to see you there.  Please continue to spread the word to your family and friends and buy your opera tickets soon!


Wagner Encounter in Joo Chiat hosted by Ms Woo Mun Ngan from Lianhe Zaoboa Fukan, featuring Kee Loi Seng (Erik) and Julian Lo (Daland)  

Organiser: Lianhe Zaobao Fukan/SPH, Richard Wagner Association (Singapore) and OperaViva Ltd;
Venue: The Black Earth Art Gallery, 352 Joo Chiat Road 黑土地美术馆
Date & Time: 15 October at 11:30 AM-1.00 PM
Admission: Free


Wagner Encounter at Boon Keng MRT: Outdoor Screening of “The Flying Dutchman” directed by Harry Kupfer, 1985 Bayreuth Festival

Organiser: Richard Wagner Association (Singapore) and OperaViva Ltd
Venue: Boon Keng Mrt Exit B
Date & Time: 14 October at 7:15 PM
Admission: Free
Nearest MRT Station: Boon Keng


Wagner Encounter at Paya Lebar/ Kovan : Excerpts from The Flying Dutchman performed by the SIFOM Orchestra conducted by Amos Chia

Organiser: Richard Wagner Association (Singapore) and OperaViva Ltd and Singapore International Festival of Music
Venue: Paya Lebar Methodist Girls School (Secondary), Agape Concert Hall
Date & Time: 24 October at 7:30 PM
Admission: Free
Nearest MRT Station: Kovan
Contact Name: Benjamin
Contact Number: 9108 3944
Email: benjamin@operaviva.com.sg

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