Baroque & Roll

Music | Malaysia

The Star Pitt St.

1 SEP 2018 (SAT)
2 SEP 2018 (SUN)

Please note this event has now finished.

Wicked Music People are an early music ensemble based in Kuala Lumpur. While their roots lie in the music and performance practice of the Baroque era (which includes playing on period instruments such as the baroque violin, viola da gamba and harpsichord), they also have a deep interest in the music of our own times.

Baroque & Roll at George Town Festival 2018 is an exciting expression of this twin passion, and the show will present music by composers such as Claudio Monteverdi and J.S. Bach — and a rare Malay baroque song written in the late 1700s — as well as a few more ‘modern’ pieces specially arranged for baroque ensemble, such as an instrumental interpretation of ‘Eleanor Rigby’ by The Beatles.

Wicked Music People are:
Music Director | Viola da Gamba: Ibrahim Aziz
Baroque Violin: Lee Hai Lin
Baroque Violin: Kenneth Lim
Viola: Lee Kok Leong
Viola da Gamba: U-En Ng
Harp: Ian Lim
Double Bass: Ong Ket Wei
Harpsichord: Christina Vinson
Soprano: Yiling Chaing
Baritone: Chi Hoe Mak
Music Group: Wicked Music People

90 minutes
Not suitable for audience members under 6 years of age. We reserve the right to refuse admission to latecomers. Ticket holders are strongly advised to arrive at least 15 minutes before the scheduled performance start.

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