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By Anamika Ragu (23A01A) and Johnathan Lim (23S03M)
Photos courtesy of Lim Yuan Ren (22S03P)
On the second Sunday of December, Raffles Chorale gave us two hours of incredible musical delights to anticipate, which have become two hours of memorable performance we wish we could relive again.
Being Raffles Chorale’s first live comeback since 2019, dozens of Rafflesians, friends, and families of performers eagerly streamed into LT2 to get a glimpse of what they’d missed for the last three years.
Continue reading “Vocal Delights 2022: Déjà Vu”
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By Anamika Ragu (23A01A), Jason Sutio (22S06U), and Loh Zhao Hong (23S03A).
Photos courtesy of Huang Xihao (23S06S) from Raffles Photographic Society.
This concert, which was highly anticipated by a full house of attendees, was preceded by the gradual hushing of an otherwise highly active audience awaiting the performance with bated breath. The curtains swept apart to reveal a soft wash of vivid colours, strikingly reminiscent of a sunset. The lecture theatre hung in stillness as all eyes fixed onto the choristers on stage. With a flourish of a hand, the concert began.
Continue reading “Raffles Chorale 2022: Across The Horizon”
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By Lara Tan (22A01B), Mei Feifei (22A13A), Mirella Ang (22A01C), and Natalie Tan (23A01B)
Photos from Raffles Photographic Society and Koo Yu Tang (22S06B)
A Very Potter Musical isn’t your typical Broadway musical.
For one, it has never actually been performed in the glamorous limelights of Broadway, or the West End for that matter. It isn’t a huge commercial blockbuster like Hamilton, neither is it particularly well-known to most musical theatre-goers.
Continue reading “A Very Potter Musical: Friendship Is Magic“
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By Alison Tan Hwaiyin (23S03A) and Saara Katyal (23S05A)
Photos courtesy of Raffles Photographic Society
The amphitheatre of the Y5-6 campus is usually punctuated with the familiar percussive sounds of table tennis balls. On the afternoon of 23th May 2022, however, Rafflesians from across both campuses gathered in eager anticipation of a very special performance: A Tempo, Raffles Symphonic Band (RSB)’s long awaited annual concert.
Continue reading “A Tempo XXIX: A Triumphant Return”
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By Anamika Ragu (23A01A), Chung Thong En (22S06N), and Noh Sangeun (23S06Q)
“I hope the audience enjoys this,” said Keith Chan (23S06Q) minutes before the performance began, backstage buzzing with all the pent-up nerves of performers who hadn’t properly been on-stage for at least two years. As the clock ticked down, the PAC gradually filled up, a hum of anticipation in the air for performers and people alike.
Continue reading “Raffles Jazz 2022: Shades of Love”