”Immerse“ Concert

Embark on an unforgettable musical journey with musicians Chow Jun Yi (New York, United States), Tan Yong Yaw (Malacca, Malaysia), and Raymond Choo Boon Yew (Macau, China) as they are brought together virtually to take audiences on a deeper dive into the different styles and periods of the Chinese orchestra music in “Immerse”, an online concert for music lovers of all age.

The Senses

There’s no better place to indulge your senses than at “The Senses”. Set to take place at The Habitat Penang Hill’s Curtis Crest alongside George Town Festival 2021, “The Senses” offers an all-round sensorial experience in the one-of-a-kind concert amidst Penang’s 130-million-year-old rainforest, 800 metres above sea level.

A Starry Night Recital

A-bin Fang (方烱彬) is returning to Penang to sing for you!
Born and bred in Air Itam, Penang, A-bin Fang is a Malaysian singer-songwriter based in Taiwan. He is a celebrated artiste in the Mandopop scene, known for his popular songs such as “Huai Ren” (Bad Guy), which has won numerous accolades.

Paper Moon: Jazz in the City Murakami and Jazz

Paper Moon: Jazz in the City brings together some of Malaysia’s finest musicians in two complementary back-to-back concerts. The second, Murakami and Jazz, presents a unique tribute to one of Japan’s greatest cultural icons, Haruki Murakami. As one of the best-known and most critically acclaimed writers working today, Murakami himself has had a lifelong love affair with all kinds of music, and especially jazz. This unique multimedia concert combines three artistic elements: the narration of a specially written script based on Murakami’s words – from novels, short stories and essays – featuring Marina Tan and Gareth Richards as the two narrators; music directly referenced in Murakami’s texts and originals composed by Tay Cher Siang as a response to them, featuring WVC Jazz, Rizal Tony, and singers Junji Delfino and Janet Lee; and a projected montage of images drawn from art and photography, including the work of leading Japanese artists.

Paper Moon: Jazz in the City Purnama

Paper Moon: Jazz in the City brings together some of Malaysia’s finest musicians in two complementary back-to-back concerts. The first, Purnama, is a premiere of the latest album from the award-winning group WVC Jazz. For this special occasion, they are joined by renowned names: guitarist Rizal Tony, saxophonist Yow Weng Wai, Ng Chor Guan playing the theremin, Tan Jie on shakuhachi (end-blown flute), together with singers Junji Delfino, Janet Lee, Jo and Tan Chee Shen. Come and listen to great classic songs – “Hitam Manis”, “Main Shayar to Nahin”, “Putera Puteri”, “Penang Samba”, “Song of Crossing at Dawn” and more – in sparkling contemporary arrangements.

Kamerata String Ensemble Performance

Elegantly set in the heritage centerpiece of Penang’s modern shopping mall, “Kamerata String Ensemble Performance” is set to fill the century-old chapel of St. Jo’s Gurney Paragon with the sounds of luxurious chamber music by classical composers such as Mozart and Tchaikovsky.