“Everything about the production and performances was outstanding…. Under Singaporean conductor Darrell Ang’s baton, the San Francisco Opera Orchestra played the hybrid Chinese-Western score virtuosically.”
San Francisco Classical Voice


“Conductor Darrell Ang made a fine company debut, leading the San Francisco Opera Orchestra, steering the large ensemble cast through the score’s brisk tempos and characterful accents, and supporting the singers up to the opera’s final moments.”
San Francisco Gate


“And so with a crash of symbols, under the baton of Singaporean maestro Darrell Ang (in his debut with the San Francisco Opera Orchestra), the opera began: dynamic, colourfully textured, the music coupling with the text to transmit the multiple dimensions of the theme and the overall accessible music.”
Opera Wire


“The man on the podium bears watching: the Yale-educated, Singapore native, charismatic Darrell Ang.”
Airmail News


“A truly moving performance – a real sense of intimacy, imbued with an overwhelming sense of togetherness”
The Straits Times, Singapore

“Ang receives rightly receives international acclaim and holds a well-deserved first-class reputation for his musical talent”
Chng Hak-Peng

CEO, Singapore Symphony Orchestra

“Light without sentimentality, and remarkably precise…. Ang is clearly very gifted at conducting opera”

“Darrell Ang’s conducting skills and depths of artistry are world-class…”
Mu Ling Hong

CEO, Sichuan Symphony Orchestra

“Darrell Ang scored a GRAMMY nomination for this recording – only the second Singaporean in history to do so”
The Straits Times, Singapore

“Darrell Ang keeps the orchestra firmly on its toes, and the sound is excellent”
Limelight Magazine