Interviews Archive

  • Interview with Igor Yuzefovich and Pei-Sian Ng | The Flying Inkpot

    Igor Yuzefovich, former concertmaster of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and joint concertmaster of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Ng Pei-Sian, principal cellist of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra play together again for one night with re:Sound in a program of Janáček’s Idyll for String Orchestra, Carl […]

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  • Die Walküre – An Interview with Edith Podesta, director

    5 Jan 2020 will see the Orchestra of the Music Makers (OMM) perform the Singapore premiere of Wagner’s epic Die Walküre at the Esplanade. In this feature, Aileen Tang speaks to director, Edith Podesta, to learn more about this semi-staged production.  The Flying Inkpot: What is […]

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  • Die Walküre – An Interview with Christopher Cheong, Orchestra of the Music Makers

    5 Jan 2020 will see the Orchestra of the Music Makers (OMM) perform the Singapore premiere of Wagner’s epic Die Walküre at the Esplanade. Aileen Tang talks to Christopher Cheong, Chairman of OMM’s Artistic Development Committee to find out when the ‘outlandish thought’ of premiering […]

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  • Interview/Preview – TFI interviews Jonathan Shin

    A founding member of Singapore’s very own Lorong Boys, award-winning composer-pianist Jonathan Shin is known for his wit as much as his talent, as demonstrated through his growing body of work. This October will see the premiere of Shin’s 1819 Suite for Small Orchestra, written […]

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  • Interview – TFI speaks to Dick Lee about The Mad Chinaman – Sep 2019

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of Cultural Medallion winner Dick Lee’s iconic album The Mad Chinaman and he’s celebrating it with a very special concert with Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra and The Joy Chorale, conducted by Adrian Tan and with special guests Denise Tan […]

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