Screening: GhaMuhyi: Crossing the Boundaries of GhazalOrganised by: Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay
Performed by: GhaMuhyi (Malaysia), Orkestra Sri Temasek and Sri Mahligai (Singapore)
Contemporary ghazal meets Malay orchestral music meets traditional Malay music in this special collaboration that opened Pesta Raya – Malay Festival of Arts 2018.
Boundaries are pushed and new musical expressions explored as Malaysian music ensemble GhaMuhyi takes the lead in this riveting showcase. Together with Singaporean collaborators Orkestra Sri Temasek and Sri Mahligai, locally composed originals such as Gemersik Ombak and Arabian Affair, as well as ghazal classics like Malam Merindu are refreshed in this musical journey across the Causeway that's not to be missed.