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Arts picks

Seeing Through The Corridor By Re:Dance Theatre. -- PHOTO: RE:DANCE THEATRE
Seeing Through The Corridor By Re:Dance Theatre. -- PHOTO: RE:DANCE THEATRE
The Wind In The Willows. -- PHOTO: ABA PRODUCTIONS
The Wind In The Willows. -- PHOTO: ABA PRODUCTIONS
Schubert Symphony. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE DANCE THEATRE
Schubert Symphony. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE DANCE THEATRE
Violinist Loh Jun Hong and pianist Abigail Sin. -- PHOTO: ZACH TAN
Violinist Loh Jun Hong and pianist Abigail Sin. -- PHOTO: ZACH TAN

SG50@VCH PRESENTS: LOH JUN HONG AND ABIGAIL SIN

As part of a series of concerts celebrating Singapore's 50th birthday, violinist Loh Jun Hong and pianist Abigail Sin will perform chamber favourites by classical masters at Victoria Concert Hall.

The award-winning Singaporean musicians will take on Beethoven's Romance No. 2 In F Major, Schumann's Humoreske, Tchaikovsky's Serenade Melancolique and will end the night with Brahms' Sonata For Violin And Piano No. 3 In D Minor.

Where: Victoria Concert Hall MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place When: Today, 7.30pm Admission: $18 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


BALLET UNDER THE STARS

The Singapore Dance Theatre’s annual outdoor ballet extravaganza is back and celebrating its 20th anniversary.

Pack a picnic and enjoy an evening of iconic dance works, including George Balanchine’s Rubies, Serenade and Concerto Barocco, Val Caniparoli’s African-inspired Lambarena and the late Singaporean choreographer Goh Choo San’s Double Contrasts and Schubert Symphony.

Where: Fort Canning Green MRT: Dhoby Ghaut When: Today - June 14 & June 19 - 21, 7.30pm (doors open at 6pm) Admission: $27 from Sistic Info: No chairs, pets or alcoholic drinks are allowed. This is a rain-or-shine, no-smoking event


THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS BY ABA PRODUCTIONS AND TALKING SCARLET (UK)

Go on an adventure with Mole, Ratty, Badger and the charming Mr Toad – the instantly recognisable characters from Kenneth Grahame’s literary classic, The Wind In The Willows.

The foursome hop from one exciting moment to the next as they try to save Toad Hall, as well as their way of life. This stage adaptation of the children’s book set in the English woodlands is a touching tale of friendship and growing up. For children aged five and up.

Where: School of the Arts Drama Theatre MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah When: Today, 5pm; tomorrow, 2, 5 & 7.30pm; & Sun, 10.30am, 2 & 5pm Admission: $42 - $62 from Sistic Info: The running time is about 1 hr 45 min without an interval 


SEEING THROUGH THE CORRIDOR BY RE:DANCE THEATRE

Re:Dance Theatre’s resident choreographer Dapheny Chen takes a deeper look at communal spaces in this dance production drawn from the personal experiences of her performers. Unfolding from within the framework of an HDB corridor, this full-length work is a meditation on memory, as well as relationships, community spirit, filial piety and personal growth.

Where: National Museum of Singapore’s Gallery Theatre (basement) MRT: Dhoby Ghaut/Bras Basah When: Today and tomorrow, 8pm; Sun, 3pm Admission: $28 from Peatix (go to sttcolab.peatix.com)