Time Out says
The legend of Puteri Saadong is known for many things, one of which includes killing her true love with a hairpin. Experience the Kelantanese legend’s journey in this original opera which combines traditional Malay cultural elements with contemporary visuals for a unique multimedia musical experience. Composed and directed by Malaysian contemporary art-music composer Dr Tazul Tajuddin, the performance also combines the makyong dance with gamelan music and a western choir and orchestra. 'Opera Puteri Saadong' stars Syafinaz Selamat as the titular character with narration by Dato’ Ahmad Tamimi Siregar.