The first of four performances in the Keppel Land-sponsored series takes place on 4 August 2013 at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, and takes on the theme of Singapore’s National Day.
Singapore, 19 July 2013 – Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) returns to the Singapore Botanic Gardens to present its signature Outdoor Rhapsodies, proudly sponsored by Keppel Land.
The Keppel Land – SCO Outdoor Rhapsody brings melodies played by traditional Chinese music instruments to the masses. A series of four outdoor concerts will take place at the Singapore Botanic Gardens on 4 August 2013, 13 October 2013,
19 January 2014 and 5 April 2014.
Mr Ang Wee Gee, Chief Executive Officer of Keppel Land, shared, “Keppel Land has been a firm supporter of the arts. As part of our commitment to give back to communities where we operate, and enrich lives wherever we can, this year, we are proud to be the presenting sponsor for the Keppel Land – SCO Outdoor Rhapsody series, which, I am sure, will be well-received by young and old alike.”
The first Keppel Land – SCO Outdoor Rhapsody on Sunday, 4 August 2013, at 6.00pm, will be conducted by SCO’s Resident Conductor Quek Ling Kiong and Young Associate Conductor-in-Residence Moses Gay En Hui. Admission is free.
In celebration of Singapore’s 48th birthday, concert goers can expect an evening of familiar national tunes such as Sim Boon Yew’s Charms of Hometown Suite, a piece incorporating Hakka, Cantonese, Teochew and Hokkien music; Malay dance music Menari Dari Kampung, and compositions by local award-winning young composer
Wang Chen Wei’s Confluence and The Sisters’ Islands. Singaporeans will also get to hear favourite National Day theme songs including We Will Get There, We Are Singapore, One United People and Home, rearranged by Law Wai Lun.
Come with your family and friends, with picnic baskets in tow, and have an enjoyable evening with us!
Keppel Land – SCO Outdoor Rhapsody: The National Music Collection
Date: 4 August 2013 (Sunday)
Venue: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens
About Keppel Land
One of Asia’s premier property companies, Keppel Land is recognised for its sterling portfolio of award-winning residential developments and investment-grade commercial properties as well as high standards of corporate governance and transparency.
The Company is geographically diversified in Asia, with Singapore and China as its core markets, as well as Indonesia and Vietnam as its growth markets. It focuses on a two-pronged strategy of property development for sale and property fund management.
As a global citizen, Keppel Land believes that as communities thrives, it thrives. The Company was named the “Most Admired ASEAN Enterprise” for Corporate Social Responsibility at the ASEAN Business Awards 2010.
Keppel Land gives back to communities through its multi-faceted approach towards corporate social responsibility especially in the areas of environment and education. The Company has been supporting the NLB Book Exchange initiative for three years and other initiatives such as the 10,000 & More Fathers Reading programme in 2011 and kidsREAD programme since April 2012. The Company is also supporting international volunteering initiatives in partnership with Singapore International Foundation such as the Words on Wheels in Hanoi, Vietnam, and Water for Life in Yangon, Myanmar.
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