Life by the River on stage

Ding Yi Music Company's new work brings together music and live narration to depict the sounds, stories and sights of the Singapore River

Inspired by the Singapore River (main picture), Of Music And Story: River Of Life is directed by xiangsheng writer Han Lao Da (top) with its music composed by Law Wai Lun (above).
Inspired by the Singapore River (above), Of Music And Story: River Of Life is directed by xiangsheng writer Han Lao Da with its music composed by Law Wai Lun.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF DING YI MUSIC COMPANY
Inspired by the Singapore River (main picture), Of Music And Story: River Of Life is directed by xiangsheng writer Han Lao Da (top) with its music composed by Law Wai Lun (above).
Inspired by the Singapore River, Of Music And Story: River Of Life is directed by xiangsheng writer Han Lao Da (left) with its music composed by Law Wai Lun (right).

Sounds, stories and sights of the Singapore River will feature in Ding Yi Music Company's concert at the Esplanade Recital Studio on Dec 15.

Of Music And Story: River Of Life, a heady confluence of music and live narration, is the latest in a multi-disciplinary series that has previously seen the group combine Singapore Chinese chamber music - the art form it is known for - with media such as pottery and poetry.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 03, 2019, with the headline 'Life by the River on stage'. Print Edition | Subscribe