Young masters of the ivories have arrived

What did Sir Stamford Raffles ever do for Singapore's musical life that this feast of youthful piano talent felt the need to commemorate him?

While his legacy to modern Singapore includes governmental bureaucracy and the English language, he also brought - unwittingly - the piano.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 24, 2019, with the headline 'Young masters of the ivories have arrived'. Print Edition | Subscribe