KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 26 — Accomplished Malaysian electric violinist, Dennis Lau, is set to have his first-ever large-scale concert on October 22 at the Mega Star Arena in Kuala Lumpur, featuring an all-star line-up of Malaysian talents who have previously collaborated with him over the years.
Lau will also be unveiling his grand masterpiece, The Phoenix Violin, during the highly anticipated Dennis Lau & Friends, The Phoenix Rising concert.
The 23k gold-plated and diamond-studded Phoenix Violin is handcrafted by renowned Irish instrument maker, Alistair Hay, who has produced instruments for world-famous musicians like Steve Vai and Wang Lee Hom.
“The phoenix is a respected symbol. I envision new ways to inspire the younger generation in music and to showcase the diversity of the instrument,” said Lau.
“It has come to a point where I need to bring my career to new heights and start nurturing and empowering younger talents by providing a platform and opportunity to flourish in the music industry.”
Some of the local stars who will be performing on stage together with the internationally renowned violinist include Ning Baizura, Syafinaz Selamat, Soo Wincci, Vince Chong, Russell Curtis and Atilia Haron.