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NEWS &
HIGHLIGHTS

Tze Toh

Award-winning composer-pianist Tze Toh has created music for films/animation, documentaries, contemporary dance and created Singapore’s only contemporary Asian fusion orchestra Tze n Looking Glass Orchestra. He has composed works for the Discovery Channel, Infinite Frameworks, filmmaker Royston Tan, and for international events such as Journey of the Youth Olympic Flame 2010, Singapore Showcase, Auckland. He also created the original live score for Ramesh Meyyappan’s theatre piece, Snails and Ketchup (part of the London 2012 London Cultural Olympiad). His orchestra performed for the official opening of Singapore’s iconic Gardens by the Bay in 2012.

In 2011 Toh won the first prize in the UK Songwriting contest and his debut fusion album Stories from wonderland was selected as one of the top 10 albums of 2011 by Business Times, for having “helped shape music in 2011”. He has performed both locally and overseas in festivals including the Indonesia Music Expo (IMEX), ASEAN Jazz Festival, Singapore Arts Festival, MOSAIC Music festival and Edinburgh Fringe Festival. His composed works have been performed in France, Scotland, UK, New Zealand, Japan, Indonesia and Singapore.

A self-taught composer and pianist, his influences include Ennio Morricone, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Keith Jarrett, E.S.T trio, Yoko Kanno, (early) John Williams, Sergei Rachmaninoff, Igor Stravinsky.

VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS


Mr. Sign

performance date 16-19 Jul 2019 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Kim Jae Duk


Un-form

performance date 6 April 2019, 7.30pm | Supercell Festival | Kuik Swee Boon


Learning

performance date 16–17 & 23-24 March 2019, 2pm – 7pm | National Gallery Singapore | LPD'i & T.H.E Dance Company


Invisible Habitudes

performance date 11-12 Oct 2018 | Esplanade Outdoor Theatre | Kuik Swee Boon


Filled with sadness, the old body attacks

performance date 15-16 Jun 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Kim Jae Duk


Perhaps Someone…

performance date 7-9 Nov 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio |By Dimo Kirilov Milev


Borderline

performance date 22-24 Jun 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Borderline by T.H.E Dance Company and Muscle Mouth


Mark 1 – Dialogue and Dance

performance date 7 - 9 Dec 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By Kim Jae Duk


Water Bloom

performance date 7 - 9 Dec 2017 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By Kuik Swee Boon


Impulse – a backstage site-specific work

performance date 28 Mar – 6 Apr 2018 | Esplanade F.Y.I Festival | By Kim Jae Duk


Cut Kafka!

performance date 1-4 Mar 2018 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | By T.H.E Dance Company and Nine Years Theatre


Helix in Progress

performance date 20-21 May 2016 | SOTA Drama Theatre | By Kuik Swee Boon


Mr. Sign

performance date M1 CONTACT Contemporary Dance Festival 2013, Esplanade Theatre Studio, Singapore


Pure

performance date 1-2 Dec 2016 | Esplanade Theatre Studio | Pure by Kuik Swee Boon


Interview With Kim Jae Duk

performance date 30 May | Heart to Heart Ep. 29 | Kim Jae-duk, Artist dancing under the spotlight - Full Episode


As It Fades

performance date 7-10 Sep | Daegu Intern'l Dance Festival | As It Fades


Silences We are Familiar With

performance date 1-2 Oct | Seoul Dance Collection | Silences We are Familiar With


Organised Chaos

performance date 10-11 Feb | Yokohama Dance Collection | Organised Chaos


As Is

performance date 2 - 4 Apr | SOTA Drama Theatre | Triple Bill


Remains Remain

performance date 2 - 4 Apr | SOTA Drama Theatre | Triple Bill


As It Fades in rehearsal

performance date 8 - 10 May 2014


Hey Man! (2012)

performance date 31 May 2014 in Busan, Korea


Mr Sign (2013) Trailer

performance date 29 & 30 Nov 2013


RE:OK…BUT! (2011)

performance date 24 & 27 Oct 2013 in Seoul & Busan