Australia’s indie-pop darling Sophie Koh presents an intimate night of exquisite strings and beautiful songs.
The singer-songwriter has delved into her Chinese heritage and drawn on her Western classical piano roots for her latest offering Book of Songs.
A thrilling and unpredictable fusion of styles, the genre-breaking Book of Songs is an album of pop songs where East meets West, influenced by Chinese poetry and Western classical music. Through her music Sophie speaks about the journey from her childhood days in Singapore, Malaysia and New Zealand to her Triple J Unearthed days in Darwin.
Presented by Melbourne Recital Centre & Sophie Koh
Sophie Koh vocals/guitar/piano
Tiger Not the Hare
Tiger Not the Hare (reprise)
Once a little girl
I want to dance
Play with gold
Green Bird on the Maple Tree
a De Mei (Her Beauty)
Gan Lan Shu (Olive Tree)
Muo Li Hua
Unnamed Work 2019
This production is part of the following series:
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Friday 15 February 2019 8pm
Duration: 1 hour (no interval)
Standard $30 ($25 Concession)
This concert is set in-the-round. Seating in the Salon is general admission.
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