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Singapore International Festival of Arts 2019
Oreste by Ifigenia (SG)
Synopsis

Ifigenia gave herself to the sacrificial sword so the Greeks could launch their war against Troy. Saved by Artemis, she becomes the priestess for the city of Tauris. Now in charge, Ifigenia faces an impossible choice: follow the law and slay her unfortunate brother, Oreste, or summon everything she has to save her only kin.

Using George Frideric Handel’s music, this new work by theatre-maker Tan Shou Chen and music director Ng Tian Hui responds to Handel’s opera Oreste. This staging, set against the backdrop of Euripedes’ Ifigenia Among the Taurines, turns the spotlight to this enigmatic woman, to tell the story of Oreste according to Ifigenia, with the opera transforming her from a supporting character in Oreste’s journey, to a central figure.

Director: Tan Shou Chen
Music Director: Ng Tian Hui
Lighting Designer: Alberta Wileo
Multimedia Designer: Irfan Kasban
Stage Manager: Justina Khoo

Oreste: Chan Wei En
Ifigenia: Cherie Tse
Dancer: William Keohavong

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25 Feb 2019, 8.15pm

Duration

Approximately 1 hour 15 minutes
(without intermission)

Promoter Name
Arts House Limited

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  • Rating: To be advised
  • No admission for infants in arms and children below 6 years old.
  • Children 6 years and above must purchase ticket for entry.
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  • Late arrival may result in non-admittance until a suitable break in the performance.

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  • No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is permitted for this event.

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Event Date
Sat, 25 - Sun, 26 May 2019

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