Singing veterans still get the jitters

At last year's Malaysian reality television singing show Gegar Vaganza 4, veteran singers Aishah (above) was crowned champion while Liza Hanim  was the runner-up.
At last year's Malaysian reality television singing show Gegar Vaganza 4, veteran singers Aishah (above) was crowned champion while Liza Hanim was the runner-up.PHOTOS: ESPLANADE - THEATRES ON THE BAY
At last year's Malaysian reality television singing show Gegar Vaganza 4, veteran singers Aishah was crowned champion while Liza Hanim (above) was the runner-up.
At last year's Malaysian reality television singing show Gegar Vaganza 4, veteran singers Aishah was crowned champion while Liza Hanim (above) was the runner-up.PHOTOS: ESPLANADE - THEATRES ON THE BAY

Malaysian singers Aishah and Liza Hanim have decades' worth of experience between them and evergreen hits on Malay radio. Yet, both are nervous about their upcoming co-headlining show at the Esplanade Concert Hall on July 13.

The concert, part of the Esplanade's Malay festival Pesta Raya, will be their biggest performances in a while, they explain in separate telephone interviews.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2018, with the headline 'Singing veterans still get the jitters'. Print Edition | Subscribe