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St George's

An Orgel Chorale Soirée, Saturday June 16th 2018 6pm

St George’s Church on Farquhar Street, the oldest Anglican church in South East Asia, was last year presented with a new pipe organ in conjunction with its bicentenary celebrations. The Church’s original organ was destroyed during the bombing of George Town in the Second World War, and it had been without an organ since then, […]

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Beethoven’s Second, June 10th 2018

German composer Ludwig van Beethoven is one of the most recognised and influential of all composers. His nine symphonies are among the most famous of his works, and for the last few years the Penang Philharmonic Orchestra (PPO) has been performing them one by one, though not in numerical order. On June 10th they will […]

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Jazz @ penangpac, June 2nd 2018

Penang has a healthy and vibrant jazz scene; the Penang Island Jazz Festival celebrates its 15th year in 2018, and jazz groups are a staple at The Canteen at ChinaHouse, The Star Pitt Street, and other live music venues. The Penang Jazz Society, and its flagship ensemble the Big Band of Penang (BBoP), is dedicated to […]

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Penaigre-o-Rama, A Celebration of Vinyl and Vintage, April 21st 2018

Contemporary Arts Centre complex Hin Bus Depot will be given over to a one day celebration of vinyl records and all things vintage on Saturday April 21st, in conjunction “World Record Store Day” which recognises independent record stores all over the world with parties, in-store performances and special releases. KL-based vinyl record collective Diskosantan will […]

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Choral Favourites Old and New, April 14th 2018

The resident choir at Penang’s performing arts centre, penangpac, The Actors Studio Chorus, seems to grow bigger every year! This April, the concert will feature almost seventy choristers on stage, accompanied as ever by the proficient Actors Studio Orchestra, to perform a repertoire of songs which is guaranteed to appeal to everyone who enjoys a […]

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