“…a tour de force”
“...commanding presence with powerful feelings and a voice to match.”
L'arietta Productions welcomess opera lovers to the unveiling of Dr. Chen Zhangyi’s latest chamber opera, Kopi for One. Set in a kopitiam run by a charming kaypoh waitress, father and daughter bond and try to rekindle their relationship over a cup of kopi. The creative team will share the origins of the story, explore its musical themes, and the compositional process in the cozy setting of the Blue Room at the Arts House. Don’t miss excerpts from the opera and the reveal of the hero images by Alvin Mark Tan, the collaborating visual artist. Come get a sneak peak on July 16th 7:30pm, and find out all of its hidden messages!
The Singapore Trilogy will premiere October 12th-14th at the Arts House, the three chamber operas pay homage to our national obsessions - food and shopping. Kopi for One, Laksa Cantata, and Window Shopping follows a woman as she reflects on her life as a daughter, wife, career woman, and the relationships she has between her father, fiancé and herself. Come experience Singapore life, operatically!
Tickets go on sale July 16th