Category: Music

Neon Lights 2018: Final Acts A Worthy Conclusion To Another Great Festival On Day 3

Starting a little later than usual due to the downpour, festival goers were certainly not deterred as they streamed into Fort Gate to attend the final day of Neon Lights Festival 2018. As with the previous two days, the festival saw a phenomenal line-up of performers take to the stage to share the good vibes

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Neon Lights 2018: Rain No Dampener To Day 2 Of Exciting Acts

On day 2 of Neon Lights Festival 2018, the doors at Fort Gate burst wide open at 2pm for yet another round of incredible music acts from around the world. The day began with Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra headed up the Main Stage, breaking out onto stage with their modern take on the Afrobeat genre and charming audiences

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Neon Lights 2018: YUNA, Mantravine, Preetipls and More Get Festival Off To Roaring Start

The 2018 edition of Neon Lights opened with a psychedelic rush of colour and plenty of powerful performances on the first day. Held at Fort Canning Park, Singapore’s premier outdoor music and arts festival is easy to find, occupying an extended plot of land at Fort Gate as the park was transformed into the festival grounds,

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Museum Musings: Singapore Art Museum Introduces SAM Touch Collection, Specially for the Visually-Impaired Community

The Singapore Art Museum has introduced the all new SAM Touch Collection today, one of several initiatives by SAM to extend the contemporary art experience to audiences of all backgrounds and abilities. The SAM Touch Collection, as its name suggests, comprises art specifically developed to travel and engage with the visually-impaired community. The development of the

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Preview: SNYO Pre-Tour Concert – Journey of Friendship by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Prior to their concert tour to Guangzhou and Hong Kong, the Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO) will treat our local audiences to their tour programme this December at the Esplanade! Conducted by SNYO Principal Guest Conductor Peter Stark (set to take up an appointment as Special Term Professor to the Zhejiang Conservatory in Hangzhou in

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Preview: A Voyage to Nanyang V – Balik Kampong by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra

The Singapore Chinese Orchestra returns this November with SCO Young People’s Concert: Voyage to Nanyang V – Balik Kampong. This time around, they’ll be featuring the beloved “Ah De” in this final episode, played by SCO Resident Conductor Quek Ling Kiong as the orchestra takes audiences on a trip down memory lane! Rediscover Singapore’s old days,

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Neon Lights 2018: Final Acts Announced, Including Mantravine, Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra and Preetipls

Neon Lights 2018 is just about ready to rumble when it rolls back into town this week, and joining the likes of Interpol, YUNA, Caribou, Cigarettes After Sex and Peking Duk, get ready for the final lineup of artists to have officially announced their appearance, with Mantravine, Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra, Preetipls and Subhas, and OrkeStar Trio joining the stellar roster. On Friday, get ready for world electronic group Mantravine,

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Museum Musings: Boedi Widjaja Co-Comissioned For APT9 and Singapore Biennale 2019

Singapore-based Indonesian artist Boedi Widjaja has been co-comissioned by the Singapore Art Museum and Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) to produce a two-part architectural and sound installation, to be presented at ‘The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’ (APT9) in Brisbane, Australia and the Singapore Biennale 2019. This is the first project

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Preview: Serenade with Soyoung Yoon by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

At the tail end of November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) presents young South Korean violinist Soyoung Yoon in her Singapore debut. Considered enormously talented, Soyoung won the prestigious Yehudi Menuhin Violin Competition at the tender age of 17 and has gone on to win at six more competitions, including the Henryk Wieniawski and David

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Preview: Dvořák Cello Concerto by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

This November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) presents a masterful concert featuring cello pieces by Dvořák. Starring the SSO Principal Cello Ng Pei-Sian, get yourself ready for an evening listening to music of magisterial demeanour and melodic magnificence. Conducted by Bulgarian conductor Pavel Baleff, who is also chief conductor of the Philharmonie Baden-Baden and last conducted the SSO

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