Darrell Ang: Singapore “Flying Dutchman”, Definitely a Milestone

Conductor Darrell Ang is Musical Director of the Singapore production of “The Flying Dutchman”. Last week, he spoke to John Gee about the forthcoming performances of the opera in Singapore. Darrell thought that the production of a major Wagner work … Continue reading Darrell Ang: Singapore “Flying Dutchman”, Definitely a Milestone

Glen Goei – On a Wagnerian’s Couch (21 August, 4.15PM, library@esplanade)

Get up-close and personal with theatre, film and “The Flying Dutchman” co-director Glen Goei at Wagner Weekend on 21 August afternoon, as he shares the vision, creative process and artistic approach behind staging Singapore’s first Wagner opera production, in a conversation “On the Wagnerian’s Couch”. Dr. Ong Yong Lock, a retired psychiatrist, a Wagnerian and author of “Singapore On The Couch”, will moderate this lively, interactive conversation with Glen followed by an audience Q&A. Glen Goei’s broad body of work embraces the full gamut of performing and visual arts from film, theatre, musicals, large scale shows, World Expos, dance, music to … Continue reading Glen Goei – On a Wagnerian’s Couch (21 August, 4.15PM, library@esplanade)

“The Flying Dutchman” in Singapore

After a year of fund-raising, Richard Wagner Association (Singapore) took a decision in November 2015, to stage Wagner’ “The Flying Dutchman” in October 2016.  Although a large Production Grant had been secured from the National Arts Council in August 2015, the final plunge was taken with confidence once further funding support was received from the Goethe Institut Singapur, Tote Board Arts Fund, corporate supporters like M1 Limited and several private foundations. This is the first time a Wagner opera will be fully staged in Singapore. The opera will be presented by Richard Wagner Association (Singapore) and co-produced by Richard Wagner Association (Singapore) and OperaViva … Continue reading “The Flying Dutchman” in Singapore