Singapore Chinese Orchestra and Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant present Musical Bento Box Lunchtime Concert at UOB Plaza
Singapore, 28 February 2019 (Thursday) – Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant combine music and delicacy to present a lunchtime concert titled ‘Musical Bento Box’ at UOB Plaza Atrium on 6 March 2019 (Wednesday), 12.30pm. A delicious lunchtime bento set by Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant will be available for sale as SCO presents an hour-long performance of melodious music conducted by Resident Conductor Quek Ling Kiong. Admission is free.
The SCO ensemble will perform favourite numbers to the busy Raffles Place working professionals, including A Roar of Laugher Over the Sea（沧海一声笑）, Take Me Home, Country Road and Xinyao classic Friendship Forever（细水长流）, by Singaporean song writer Liang Wern Fook. SCO will also perform a medley of familiar Cantonese tunes（粤舞升平）which includes Birds Returning to the Forest （鸟投林）, Rain Pattering on Banana Leaves（雨打芭蕉）, Merriment in a Peaceful Time（娱乐升平）and Rising Higher Step by Step（步步高）.
Other highlights include Jay Chou pop favourite Cowboy on the Run（牛仔很忙）. SCO will also perform Horse Racing（赛马）, which sees a duet featuring SCO erhu musicians Qin Zijing and Hu Chung-Chin. Zhongruan musician Lo Chai Xia will also perform Zhang Lei’s composition Friends Forever（不亦乐乎）, which celebrates the bold spirit of the scholars from yesteryear.
Available at $15 nett, Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant’s lunchtime bento set will include dishes such as the juicy Stir-fried Fresh Prawns with Superior Soya Sauce (豉油皇大虾) and the classic Sichuan dish, Braised Bean Curd in Spicy Minced Meat Sauce (麻婆豆腐). Diners will also be able receive a bowl Homemade Bean Curd with Wolfberries (枸杞甜豆花) to end their meal on a sweet note.
This concert is in collaboration with Si Chuan Dou Hua Restaurant, with the concert venue proudly supported by UOB.
SCO Musical Bento Box Concert
Date: 6 March 2019 (Wednesday)
Venue: UOB Plaza Atrium
For more information, photographs, and interviews, please contact the Media Officers below:
Poon Chern Yung
Senior Executive (Marketing Communications)
Tel: 6557 4020 / 9768 9238
Koh Mui Leng
Assistant Director (Marketing Communications)
Tel: 6557 4047 / 9833 0556
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