Things to do, watch, listen this week: 18 to 24 Jan
Perk up your week with a smorgasbord of arts and culture offerings. Chill out at a classical music concert, catch a solo recital by award-winning Singaporean songwriter Dick Lee, or discover art in unlikely places during Singapore Art Week. Read on for our top picks of arts and culture activities to enjoy this week.
Mozart’s Violet And Beethoven’s Serioso
Tune in to this online performance featuring music by Mozart and Beethoven. The concert by the Singapore Symphony Orchestra will feature violinist Chan Yoong-Han, violist Marietta Ku, cellist Jamshid Saydikarimov. This online performance is pay-as-you-wish and can be streamed online from 22 Jan to 5 Feb. Get your tickets to the Mozart’s Violet and Beethoven’s Serioso here.
Singapore Art Week
Don’t miss this annual celebration of Singapore’s visual arts scene, which includes more than 100 physical and digital events running from 22 to 30 Jan. Highlights include S.E.A Focus, a showcase of contemporary art from Southeast Asia, and the Light to Night festival, which will transform the Civic District with light projections on the façade of buildings. The programme is a joint initiative by the National Arts Council, Singapore Tourism Board and the Singapore Economic Development Board. Learn more about Singapore Art Week here.
The More Further Adventures Of Dick Lee
Catch homegrown singer-songwriter Dick Lee in this live performance, which will feature untold personal stories and unreleased songs from his songbooks. The 90-minute solo recital, presented by the Singapore Repertory Theatre, will be held at KC Arts Centre. The show is part of a fundraising concert series for the theatre company, and it will run from 19 to 24 Jan. Get tickets to The More Further Adventures of Dick Lee here.
Check out works by upcoming artists that blur the boundaries between performance, new media and moving images in this exhibition at contemporary art gallery DECK. The show is curated by the experimental art and curatorial collective Moving Picture Experiment Group. The artists featured include Lynette Quek, Farizi Noorfauzi and Jevon Chandra. The show runs from 21 Jan to 18 Feb. Learn more about On/Off/Screen here.
Margins: Drawing Pictures Of Home
See and experience Singapore anew through the lens of 15 well-known local photographers in this exhibition at the ArtScience Museum. It focuses on untold stories as well as iconic landscapes, and it explores the meaning of belonging. The photographers featured in the show include Nguan, Sim Chi Yin and John Clang. This exhibition is part of the Singapore International Photography Festival and it runs until 28 Feb. Learn more about Margins: Drawing Pictures Of Home here.
(Photos: Singapore Symphony Orchestra, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore Repertory Theatre, Moving Picture Experiment Group, John Clang)