Tag: Preview

Preview: Bulan Madu – A Double Bill by Teater Ekamatra

Teater Ekamatra celebrates their 30th anniversary this year, and the number of productions they’re putting up just doesn’t seem to stop. This October, as part of Malay CultureFest 2018, they’ll be putting up a double bill of two of playwright Alfian Sa’at’s Malay plays, both of which have received rave reviews when they played across

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Review: Close Company by RAW Moves

RAW Moves embarks on a mission to find the connection between bodies. There’s a scene early on in Close Company where the audience hears the sound of a moving train, reminding audiences of the crowded MRTs we sit on everyday. Company dancers Matthew Goh and Stephanie Rae Yoong are encased in a cloth bag, each attempting

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Preview: Familiar Favourites – Tales of Love by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

This November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) welcomes Dutch conductor Kees Bakels as he leads the SSO and Taiwanese-American violinist Richard Lin in a special concert featuring six tales of love and loyalty. Held at the Esplanade Concert Hall for one night only, Familiar Favourites: Tales of Love presents pieces by Rossini, Korngold and Tchaikovsky, where each

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Preview: Happy Days – Favourite TV Themes by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

Are you a couch potato? Were you glued to your TV screen growing up as a kid? Then get yourself out of the house and over to the Esplanade Concert Hall this November to listen to all your favourite TV themes played LIVE! As part of their SSO Pops series, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO)

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Preview: Singapore Symphony Orchestra Concerts for Children (Nov-Dec)

Even kids can enjoy classical tunes as the Singapore Symphony Orchestra presents two concerts aimed at younger audiences this November and December. From 10th – 11th November, bring your young ones to Music Tells A Story at the Victoria Concert Hall and be soothed by conductor-arranger Gerard Salonga, who also happens to be the younger brother of award-winning

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Bahrain Art Week Singapore: An Interview with ArtBAB Founder Kaneka Subberwal and Artists Jamal Abdul Rahim and Faika Al Hasan

The Kingdom of Bahrain holds an enviable 5,000 year history. Naturally then, they’ve had plenty of time to grow their artistic landscape, evolving from the traditional to the contemporary and now equipped with a diverse range of distinctive styles across the board. But as with any ‘product’, it is key that the world becomes aware of

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Preview: Debussy 100 – La Mer by Singapore Symphony Orchestra

This November, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra goes big as they traverse entire mountains and oceans to bring musical sagas to life at the Esplanade. With 2018 marking the 100th death anniversary of one of France’s greatest composers Claude Debussy, with SSO Music Director Lan Shui particularly fond of his pieces, it makes sense to dedicate

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Preview: Southernmost – One Table Two Chairs Project 2018 presented by Emergency Stairs

Building on from the success of their inaugural Southernmost Project launched in 2017, Emergency Stairs returns with the 2018 edition of the experimental theatre festival this November. Taking its name from traditional Chinese opera’s convention of ‘southern’ stages and the one table two chairs performance format, the Southernmost Project was conceptualised as an “arts festival

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Preview: Provenance by Autopoetics

This October, SOTA, NAFA and NUS teachers Chelsea Crothers, Laura Hayes and Maiya Murphy are coming together to form Autopoetics, as the three physical theatre practitioners debut onto the scene with a brand new performance – Provenance.  The concept behind Provenance was when Laura Hayers devised the idea of a (play)box, mixing and curating objects, images, sounds and

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Review: A Singapore Trilogy by L’Arietta Productions

Chamber operas capturing the little moments that make us quintessentially Singaporean. What is it about Singapore that captures our local spirit in its entirety? In L’arietta’s latest production, the local chamber opera company attempts to do just that in their own way as they presents A Singapore Trilogy. Comprising of three chamber operas composed by

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