Home-grown rendition of The Human Voice a rare gem

Soprano Jennifer Lien and pianist Shane Thio in the Singapore Symphony Group's production of Francis Poulenc's opera La Voix Humaine.
Soprano Jennifer Lien and pianist Shane Thio in the Singapore Symphony Group's production of Francis Poulenc's opera La Voix Humaine.PHOTO: SSO

Until the embargo of live concerts is lifted post-circuit breaker, music lovers will have to be content with pre-recorded digital concerts.

Presented by the Singapore Symphony Group in its Victoria Concert Hall Presents series, this 2018 production of Francis Poulenc's single-act, single-singer chamber opera La Voix Humaine (The Human Voice), first streamed last weekend, was a rare gem.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 20, 2020, with the headline 'Home-grown rendition of The Human Voice a rare gem'. Subscribe