Southern Charms - An Evening of Cantonese Classics

Organised by: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Performed by: Ding Yi Music Company (Singapore)
  • Date:
    8 Nov 2018
  • Time:
  • Duration:
    1h 10min, no intermission
  • Venue:
    Esplanade Recital Studio
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  • Admission:
    Standard: $28
    Concessions for students, NSFs and seniors: $15
    Esplanade&Me (White card): $26
    Esplanade&Me (Black card): $24

  • Advisory:
    Admission for ages 6 and above, unless otherwise stated.


Led by Ding Yi Music Company's concert master Chin Yen Choong and huqin musician Fred Chan, Ding Yi presents a night of traditional Cantonese music. Together with qinqin musician Chua Yew Kok, dizi musician Ng Hsien Han and yangqin musician Yick Jue Ru, the quintet will perform their rendition of classic Cantonese tunes including Birds Returning to the Woods, Sorrow of Twin Stars and The Peacock Displays its Feathers.

Ding Yi has also invited Guangzhou's gaohu virtuoso and Cantonese music expert Yu Le Fu, to be the artistic advisor for this lively showcase.

Southern Charms - An Evening of Cantonese Classics