Will the Pandemic Raise Awareness of Penang’s Need for a Proper Concert Hall?

By Cheah Mi Chelle

December 2020 FEATURE
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THE PENANG PHILHARMONIC Orchestra (PPO) held its last publicised concert on March 1 before its plans for the year ahead was forced to be on a momentary interlude due to the MCO imposed on March 18. That was with soloist Foo Mei Yi.The orchestra has had to adapt to the New Normal, holding meetings and conducting rehearsals through platforms like Zoom. Likewise, on its Facebook page, PPO has been profiling its individual musicians and showcasing recordings of short performances.These musicians...

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Cheah Mi Chelle

is a student of English and Related Literature. Caught between the street food-filled streets of Penang and the cobblestoned alleyways of York, she loves volunteering with children and is interested in various topics such as medieval literature, graphic novels, and sentient robot fiction.