What’s On This Weekend: 28 to 30 June 2019
As June draws to a close, be sure to sneak in some time to treat yourself and loved ones to fun, free arts and culture events. Experience what goes on backstage at a Chinese opera, relax to piano concertos from the Romantic period, or catch a spectacular dance-theatre performance featuring young talents. Read on for more.
Repeat, Repeat, Repeat; Revising The Phenomenon Of Printing
Explore fresh, innovative perspectives on printmaking through the works of seven young artists, including Miguel Chew, Chong Wenxin and Shin-Young Park. This group exhibition, which explores the phenomenon of printing, is curated by Zaki Razak. Details here.
The Legend Of Hua Mulan
This free storytelling session will impress little ones with the legend of the Chinese heroine Hua Mulan, who went to battle disguised as a man, to take the place of her aged father. Details here.
Asian Culture & Music Series: A Night At The Chinese Opera
Experience what happens behind-the-scenes at a Chinese opera – the spectacle of colourful costumes and martial arts, as well as live music, song and dance. Don’t miss the chance to sneak backstage with a pioneering opera troupe or get a makeover as a Chinese opera singer. This event is part of the Arts Weekend Civic District, an initiative by the National Arts Council. Details here.
The Seen And Unseen
Feast your senses on this dance-theatre performance featuring live music, songs and an electronic score, as well as a cast of young talents from Bali, Indonesia. The production is inspired by the Balinese philosophy of Sekala Niskala – a spiritual structure where what is unseen has equal value to what is seen in the world. This event is part of the Arts Weekend Civic District, an initiative by the National Arts Council. Details here.
Immerse yourself in symphonic masterpieces from the Romantic period by famed composers Franz Liszt, Richard Wagner and Johannes Brahms. This concert by the Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra is headlined by distinguished homegrown pianist Albert Tiu. Details here.
(Photos: The Private Museum, The Storytelling Centre Ptd Ltd, Asian Civilisation Museum, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay and Braddell Heights Symphony Orchestra)