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Enjoy an afternoon of music for flute and piano with Rit Xu and Mario Serio. Together, the duo will bring you stories and songs, performing timeless music from the Great American Songbook as well as original and intricate compositions.
Start Sales Date
Esplanade&Me Priority Booking
17 Jun 2021
21 Jun 2021 onwards
Esplanade Box Office:
21 Jun 2021, 12 noon - 6pm
Approximately 30 minutes
Admission Rules of Esplanade:
- All patrons are required to do SafeEntry check-in at the venue via the TraceTogether app or token only. Other modes of SafeEntry check-in will not be accepted from 24 Apr 2021. To ensure a smooth entry, please download the TraceTogether app ahead of the performance if you have not already done so. We regret that patrons who do not have the app or the token will be denied entry.
- Admission is subject to tickets produced at the entrance.
- Infants in arms or children below the age of 6 shall not be admitted.
- Children above 6 years must purchase ticket for admission.
Late Seating Advisory
- You are strongly advised to be seated before the performance start time.
- Latecomers will be admitted during suitable breaks, if any.
- Exceptions may be made at Esplanade's discretion depending on the nature of the performance.
Photography/Video Recording Rules
- No Photography, Video recording and Audio recording is allowed for this event.
- Please note that photographs and videos of patrons may be taken at this event for use in our archival and publicity material.
Help Us Keep Everyone Safe
- Maintain safe distancing between groups.
- Keep your mask on and practice good personal hygiene.
- Temperature screening is implemented at all entrances.
- Use the hand sanitiser provided around the centre and in the performance venues.
- Strictly no food & beverage allowed in the performance venues.
- Unless otherwise stated, audiences are not required to go through pre-event Antigen Rapid Test.
- Esplanade reserves the right not to admit patrons who do not comply with prevailing safe management measures.
- Stay at home if you're unwell.
Rit Xu is an internationally award-winning flutist whose artistic practice is in solo, chamber and large-ensemble improvisation, original compositions as well as jazz and music pedagogy. As a performer, he has emerged as a leading light of his generation and is gaining international recognition for his lyrical, thoughtful and introspective musical voice on the flute. His passionate, wholehearted and at times fiery performances have earned the admiration of fans and fellow musicians worldwide. In 2014, Rit won the United States National Flute Association Jazz Artist Competition, making him the first Southeast Asian to win a solo jazz competition in the United States.
A consummate pianist and keyboardist classically schooled in his hometown New York City, Mario Serio plays all genres of music with skill and grace. Performing in Manhattan professionally since 1978, he has served as accompanist, arranger and musical director for many jazz, latin, pop, cabaret, Broadway and revue performers from the United States, Latin America, Canada, Australia, Asia and Southeast Asia.
Standard (with Voucher): $10
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