Pomp and power

Costume changes, sweeping overtures by the band and elaborate visuals made Celine Dion's concert seem like a theatrical production.
Costume changes, sweeping overtures by the band and elaborate visuals made Celine Dion's concert seem like a theatrical production.PHOTO: MARINA BAY SANDS

Singer Celine Dion delivered her hits with her powerhouse vocals flawlessly at her first concert in Singapore

French-Canadian chanteuse Celine Dion is part of a rare breed of artists these days - the power ballad diva, one who dominated in the 1980s and 1990s.

Despite dipping into a repertoire that spanned the 1980s to the early 2000s, her first concert in Singapore felt shiny and new. It was filled with plenty of Las Vegas pomp and glamour and a generous serving of her powerhouse vocals as she effortlessly traversed her impressive range.

TO READ THE FULL ARTICLE

Thank you for reading The Straits Times

You have reached one of our Premium stories. To continue reading, get access now or log in if you are a subscriber.

What is Premium?

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on July 05, 2018, with the headline 'Pomp and power'. Print Edition | Subscribe