Singapore operastad i Sydostasien
Singapore, formellt Republiken Singapore, är en önation och stadsstat som är Sydostasiens minsta land. Det är en republik vid Malackahalvöns sydspets.
About the operahouse
Singapore Lyric Opera’s main objective is to promote and present western opera. Since its inaugural performance of Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte in 1991, SLO has been active in presenting annual seasons of operas, concerts and musical events for the enjoyment of Singaporeans from all walks of life and to give opera fans opportunities to enjoy operas not frequently performed in the Asia-Pacific region.
Notable productions in recent years include Madama Butterfly (2005 & 2013), Le Nozze di Figaro (2006), Il barbiere di Siviglia (2007), La Traviata (2008 & 2013), Turandot (2008), Les contes d’Hoffmann (2009), La Bohème (2010), Carmen (2011), Salome (2011), Don Giovanni (2012), Manon Lescaut (2012) and Così fan tutte (2014).
Directors who have worked with the Company include Andrew Sinclair (Royal Opera House, London), David Edwards and Tom Hawkes from the UK, Lo King Man (Hong Kong) and Ivan Heng (Singapore).
As part of the Company’s objective of bringing opera to the wider community, SLO presents various programmes such as the Opera in the Park at the Singapore Botanic Gardens which has played to more than 30,000 audiences since 2008 and continues to work with the community in promoting the art of and joy of singing.
As an integral member of the local music community, the SLO encourages participation in the arts and nurtures future generations of musicians through these performing groups formed under its wing: Singapore Lyric Opera Children’s Choir, Opera Chorus and SLO Orchestra.