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The Canticle Singers and House of Suzie Wong presented For the Love of Music with selections and choral arrangements from Broadway musicals such as  "Joseph and the Technicolour Dream Coat", "The Lion King", "Mamma Mia", "Light in the Piazza", "Anything Goes", "The King and I",  "Porgy and Bess" amongst others.


There were two performances of For the Love of Music, on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd July 2007, 8p.m. at House of Suzie Wong, Muse Floor, Starhill Gallery. Tickets were priced at  RM150 inclusive of supper. There was  also an auction at the end of each performance we enjoyed full houses on both evenings.  Proceeds from the show and auction went to Rumah Nur Salam to support its work for disadvantaged and displaced children in the Chow Kit area. Contact Information:  Ken or Su at (603) 2143 3220


A repeat performance of For the Love of Music, was held at 8.p.m. Sunday 29 July 2007 at Mission House,  Petaling Jaya Gospel Hall, for the benefit of our friends and associates who were unable to make it to the fund raising performances for Rumah Nur Salam.  Once again we had a full house.



Program Notes



Part 1

1.  For the Love of Music

by Russell Robinson

2.  Joseph & the Technicoloured Dreamcoat  

by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice

arranged by Roger Emerson

3.  Soon It's Gonna Rain

by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones

arranged by Kirby Shaw

4.  Blow Gabriel Blow

by Cole Porter and Philip Kern

5.  Bridge Over Troubled Water

by Simon and Garfunkel

6.   Ride the Chariot

by William Henry Smith


7.  Something Wonderful

by Rodgers and Hammerstein

8.  The Lion King Medley

by Elton John and Tim Rice

arranged by Mark Brymer

Part 2

9. We Give You Music

by Mary Lynn Lightfoot

10.   Summertime   

by George Gershwin, Du Bose,

Dorothy Heyward and Ira Gershwin

arranged by Russell Robinson

11.  Mamma Mia  Medley


arranged by Mac Huff

12.  If Ever I Would Leave You

by Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner     

13.  I Have Dreamed,

by Rodgers and Hammerstein

arranged by Kirby Shaw


14.  The Light in the Piazza

by Adam Guettel

arranged by John Purifoy


15. Broadway Blockbusters

by Mark Brymer




Agnes Yeow

Brian Cheong

Elaine Wong

Bryan Wong

Low Tze Liang

Elvira Arul

Matthew Ong

Ling Yoke Li

Anatolia Chiam

Joshua Yap

Mable Kong

Geoffrey Woo



H.K. Chong

Founder & Music Director

Chin San Sooi

Artistic Director

Wong Wing Thim & Kenneth Ooi

Technical Directors