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Art Picks: Australian World Orchestra Singapore Tour

Australian World Orchestra Singapore Tour
Australian World Orchestra Singapore TourPHOTOS: PRUDENCE UPTON, CHRISTINE ARGILLET, MATT CROCKETT, ST FILE

AUSTRALIAN WORLD ORCHESTRA SINGAPORE TOUR

The acclaimed Australian World Orchestra - an ensemble of Australian musicians from leading orchestras all over the world - will be in town for a concert. The orchestra, which has won praise from legendary conductors Simon Rattle and Zubin Mehta, will be led by chief conductor Alexander Briger in a repertoire that includes classics such as Maurice Ravel's Bolero. A specially commissioned work by Australian composer Elena Kats-Chernin, The Witching Hour, will showcase the orchestra's double bass section.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $88 to $208 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


WICKED - THE MUSICAL

Broadway icon Wicked has landed in Singapore. It is based on Gregory Maguire's novel Wicked: The Life And Times Of The Wicked Witch Of The West - an alternative telling of L. Frank Baum's classic, The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz. Wicked tells the story of two unlikely friends - the popular Glinda (Carly Anderson) and the green-skinned outcast Elphaba (Jacqueline Hughes).

WHERE: Grand Theatre, MasterCard Theatres at Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue MRT: Bayfront WHEN: Till Nov 20, 8pm (Tuesday to Friday), 2 and 8pm (Saturday), 1 and 6pm (Sunday) ADMISSION: $55 to $920 from Sistic


CURATOR'S TOUR - ISKANDAR JALIL: KEMBARA TANAH LIAT

Kembara Tanah Liat, or Clay Travels, is a dazzling showcase of the works of Singapore ceramist and Cultural Medallion recipient Iskandar Jalil (photo) from the 1960s till now.

This tour will be led by National Gallery Singapore senior curator Seng Yu Jin and will delve into the key themes of the exhibition.

WHERE: Padang Atrium, Basement Concourse, National Gallery Singapore, 1 St Andrew's Road MRT: City Hall WHEN: Tonight, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $25 from Sistic


SALVADOR DALI & PIERRE ARGILLET: 30 YEARS OF COLLABORATION

Get a rare glimpse of some of legendary surrealist artist Salvador Dali's (photo) works at this exhibition. It includes a selection of the Spaniard's etchings and drawings from the Pierre Argillet Collection, alongside porcelain works and tapestries as well as two original copper plates. The collection is the result of a collaboration between Dali and Argillet, his publisher and confidante of more than 30 years.

WHERE: Redsea Gallery, 01-10 Dempsey Hill, 9 Dempsey Road MRT: Holland Village WHEN: Till Oct 5, 9.30am to 9pm (Monday to Saturday), 10.30am to 9pm (Sunday), public guided tours tomorrow at 2pm ADMISSION: Free

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 30, 2016, with the headline 'Art Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe