Coming Up

Octoburst & Rave Harps presents…

Journey to Dreamland

FREE PUBLIC CONCERT

Rave Harpers celebrates their imaginative and playful spirit this Children’s Day.

Join the young harpists on a dreamy adventure as they let their imaginations run free in dreamland, have fun together travelling to their favourite countries, and explore cultures and music on the harp!

7th October 2018

11am & 1pm

Esplanade Concourse


October 27th – 29th, 2018: Masterclass and Concert with Isabelle Moretti

Camac Harps Singapore and Rave Harps are holding a special three days with Isabelle Moretti at the end of October. On October 27th, there will be an open masterclass with the great French artist – places are limited, so register now at [email protected]

Masterclass with Isabelle Moretti, Singapore

On October 28th, there will be a solo showcase, followed by the award ceremony for the Rave Harps Prestige Awards (the competition for members of the Rave Harps Academy).  The ten student winners will share the stage with Isabelle Moretti, in concert on October 29th! 

Isabelle’s recital will also be the Singapore debut for Camac’s new Canopée Concert Grand harp. This stunning masterpiece, Camac’s first inlaid model, takes almost six months to make. Over five thousand pieces of fine woods and mother-of-pearl evoke the soul of this unique creation.

To download the press release about the Canopée, and her sister the Art Nouveauclick here (PDF, 128 KB).

Harp Recital with Isabelle Moretti

Past events

Katryna Tan and her colleagues have been developing the harp world in Singapore and Malaysia for over a decade. Both countries now boast  thriving teaching centre – Rave Harps – which run busy events programmes. Camac Harps are frequently proud to sponsor their projects. These include three previous editions of Pluck!, masterclasses with world-class artists like Isabelle Moretti, concerts featuring both international stars and home-grown young artists, and much more!

Past Events 2018

June 24th: Harp of the Orient 3, Malaysia

HARP OF THE ORIENT 3 is the biggest harp gathering yet in Penang, Malaysia. Led by artistic Director Katryna Tan, it was a spectacular harp event with everything from solo performances, to more than twenty harps performing together!

Penang Harpers, Penang’s own harp ensemble who has performed internationally in France and Hong Kong, performed a unique piece specially commissioned for the concert. There were also showcases by Faculty (Dan Siew Yee ,Desiree YapRita SariCheryl Tan ,Ching Shen Chiew ,Enrica Aps & Su Yoong) and participants from Harp Retreat 2018.

More than 50 harpists performed in Penang! With guest appearances by Ms Katryna Tan (Artistic Director, Concert Harpist), Ms Cindy Yan (Violin) and Ms Natasha Liu (Cello).

 

June 22nd: Second Harp Retreat, Malaysia

Harp Retreat took place in Penang, Malaysia, organised by Rave Harps. 

 

Past Events 2017

June 25th and July 13th: Pluck! 2017

Pluck the fairy protector of music returns for another exciting  adventure. Something is amiss in the Harp Kingdom of Enchantia: people are forgetting how to make music, and Pluck must find out why.  Helped by her fairy friends – MEL, BEATBOX & HARMONIA – Pluck embarks on a journey through time to find the Magical Banyan Tree. Come help her rescue Music before it is completely forgotten.

Pluck! , the world’s only harp opera, shot to fame in 2012. Since then, it has gone from strength to strength and also boasts a sequel – Pluck and the Magical Banyan Tree. Rave Harps, the pedagogic and artistic organisation associated with Camac Singapore & Malaysia, then took Pluck on tour! There were two performances in Singapore on June 25th. In July, Pluck! then formed part of the grand finale of the 13th World Harp Congress in Hong Kong.

 

Sunday, May 7th and Saturday, June 4th 2017: Step into the World of Harp

Leading up to the PLUCK Musical Performance (June 25, 2017), Artistic Director and Producer Katryna Tan visited the Woodlands and Jurong regional libraries, to talk about her life as a harpist in Singapore. Everyone enjoyed two fun afternoons getting to know the harp, and the director behind the first harp musical in the world!

 

March 31st: Classic Meets Jazz, Jakarta

Camac France President Jakez François made a rare concert appearance with Katryna Tan. They performed in Indonesia with Heidi Awuy and Iswara Giovani, with a mixture of classical and jazz.

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