What’s On This Weekend: 4 to 6 January
Kick-start your new year with these fun and relaxing arts events over the weekend.
Music – Play-Play: A Toy/Piano Concert
Photo: Gu Wei
A toy piano in a virtuoso’s hands can sound sophisticated and magical. Attend this concert featuring composer-pianist Gu Wei on a toy piano and pianist Huizi Zhang on a piano and prepare to be enchanted.
Visual Arts – Diaries, Marking Time And Other Preoccupations
Photo: NUS Museum, Yeo Shih Yun
This refreshing exhibition features paintings, videos and installations by artist Yeo Shih Yun which were made by brushes tied to tree branches, and separately, attached to toy robots.
Literary Arts – Selling Dreams: Early Advertising In Singapore
Photo: National Library Board
Delve into the dreams and anxieties of people in Singapore from the 1830s to 1960s with rare publications, magazines and newspapers from the National Library’s collection which highlight advertisements from that period.
Music – Arutiunian Trumpet Concerto
Photo: Singapore Symphony Orchestra
Start your year off on a high note with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra and acclaimed Norwegian trumpeter Tine Thing Helseth, who will be performing the popular Arutiunian’s Trumpet Concerto.
Visual Arts – President’s Young Talents 2018
Photo: Singapore Art Museum
Discover exciting new works in mediums such as painting, sculpture and performance by budding artists in Singapore, including Chen Yanyun and the recent Young Artist Award recipient, Hilmi Johandi.