08 Jul '13, 9am

What happens when you think of serving #laksa at your wedding reception? We ask Laksa Cantata's stars...

Laksa Cantata pays tribute to one of Singapore's favourite local dishes. Using poetry by writer and violinist Jack Lin and music by award-winning composer Chen Zhangyi , the peformance features two opera singers and a small instrumental ensemble. We speak to the stars of the show – soprano Rebecca Li, a graduate of London’s Royal College of Music, and baritone Kiat Goh, a graduate of the Moscow Conservatory of Music and host of All That Jazz on Symphony 92.4FM – to get their take on the piece. What can the audience expect from Laksa Cantata ? Rebecca: The Laksa Cantata is really a blend of different musical influences with a definite local flavour. Audiences can expect a variety of musical textures, with humourous lyrics featuring familiar food names! Kiat: Yes, I think the work really shows how much Singaporeans love their food. And I think the audience can expect to hear...

Full article: http://www.timeoutsingapore.com/music/feature/rebecca-li-...

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