Friday, March 4, 2011

Viva Girls Performs a Twist in Traditional Chinese Music at Marina Bay Sands

Marina Bay Sands, BASE Entertainment and JP Entertainment are pleased to announce today that the classically-trained female musicians Viva Girls will perform their five act musical called The Odyssey at the Grand Theater for one night only on 15 April.  Tickets are on sale now.

Making traditional Chinese music appeal to young audiences weaned on catchy Western pop music is a big challenge for Chinese musicians. Viva Girls, China's instrumental super group set to take the world by storm with their innovative mix of modern and classical Chinese elements have done just that.  Their show, The Odyssey is composed of 12 young, classically-trained female musicians who are beautiful at the same time.
Viva Girls perform a five-act musical with traditional Chinese instruments, accompanied by live dancers, 3-D projections, video, moving stages and levitating platforms. Each member of the Viva girls Band ensemble is classically-trained with backgrounds that include the China Academy of Music, the Chinese National Orchestra, and the Central Conservatory of Music. The equivalent of which is the Julliard School of performing arts in New York.

Musical Director DJ Wen-Kai Ying creatively remixes both original music and classic songs, creating a modern-traditional musical hybrid that is guaranteed to please the pop crowd while staying true to classical instruments and their intended sounds.

The Viva Girls are one of the few, if the not the first, instrumental girl group from China to have signed an international recording deal. As an ensemble, they have signed a recording contract with the Grammy Award-winning label Domo Music Group and are currently working on their full-length debut album, to be released in the summer of 2011.

For those interested in new music and the creative applications of a range of media to the stage, this is one experiment you’ll want to keep your eye on. Catch Viva Girls’ at the Grand Theater, Marina Bay Sands.


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