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Opera Under The Stars – YTL Concert of Celebration 2010

ytl01_tbIt was a magical night for more than 12,000 people as they spent an evening under the stars listening to the heavenly voice of Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli at the YTL Concert of Celebration 2010. Held at the Singapore Botanic Gardens on 8 May, it was sponsored by PowerSeraya’s retail subsidiary Seraya Energy.

About 4,500 people enjoyed the actual concert held at The Lawn by Swan Lake while the remaining guests and public members were treated to a live telecast at the adjacent Palm Valley.

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Besides holding the free concert in Singapore, YTL Corporation also made a donation of $850,000 to Community Chest. The cheque presentation was witnessed by guest-of-honour and President S R Nathan before the start of the concert.

The audience, which also consisted of many business associates and customers of the PowerSeraya Group, enjoyed a series of both classical and contemporary songs by Bocelli.

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The two-hour concert was supported by Singapore’s Philharmonic Orchestra and the Philharmonic Chamber Choir as well as guest performers which included world-renowned flutist Andrea Griminelli, Slovenian soprano Sabina Cvilak and popular Australian pop singer Delta Goodrem.

Bocelli further enthralled the audience when he performed six songs for the encore. This was followed by a magnificent display of fireworks.

This concert formed part of a series of free concerts held by YTL, a strong supporter of the arts. YTL and the PowerSeraya Group are very glad for the support received from all its customers and business partners through the positive feedback received.

What our customers had to say:

“Thanks again for the wonderful night, especially the surprises (goody bag, food and ice cream).”
Jessie Yong, Capitaland

“I just want to convey my congratulations to YTL group for an excellently organised event. Indeed it was surprises galore with the KFC meals, ice cream and thoughtfully packed goody bags. Although we were seated on the grass in the Palm Valley area, my family still felt like honoured guests with the attention paid to ensuring those seated in the Palm Valley area were comfortable and had a good time.”
Marianne Phua, Bishan Home for the Intellectually Disabled

“Thank you once again for this wonderful concert. My family and I loved every moment of the concert.”
Peter Yee, Legend Fort Canning

“Although the rain (initially) affected our mood, the music, song and fireworks had made our day.”
Edward Kway, Frasers Centrepoint Limited

“Congratulations on the wonderful event! Thank you very much for everything.”
Audrey Tham, Stolt-Nielsen Human Resources

“A note of appreciation to YTL and Seraya as it was a fantastic event. Good thing the rain stopped just in time!”
Andrew Khoo, Network Foods International Limited

“It was a great experience even though the weather was not good at the beginning but we enjoyed the great performance. Thank you once again for the great event. You guys did a wonderful job.”
Winnie Lim, Jurong Engineering Limited

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