Pei Ann Yeoh

Pei Ann Yeoh (Malaysia) 

Pei Ann Yeoh is a violinist from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She has received degrees from Queensland Conservatorium (Australia); and Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (UK). She completed her doctorate degree at King’s College London for her under the supervision of Dr. Andy Fry. In 2021, she was elected as an Associate of King’s College London.

She has worked and played with renowned musicians such as Dave Holland, Chris Potter, James Morrison, Mark Feldman, Frederic Rzewski. As a leader and ensemble member, she has released albums on FMR Records (UK), Sluchaj (Poland), and Boomslang Records (Austria).

She is currently a senior lecturer at the College of Creative Arts, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM).

Main Teri

(20 mins) – performance

Main Teri’ (main puteri/main peteri) or roughly translated into English as ‘Princess Play’ is a traditional Malay ceremony, generally performed in north-east Malaysia and southern Thailand. Traditionally known as a way to treat illnesses in the local village community, the ceremony has become a cultural entertainment in recent times.

This form is a reimagination of ‘princess play’ for the 21st Century listener – finding a way to heal through music.

Sat 27 Aug NIGHT – 8.30pm Baboon House

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