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Arts Picks: VCH Organ Series: Peter and the Wolf

Caitlin Hulcup (left) as Hansel and soprano Felicitas Fuchs (right) as Gretel.
Caitlin Hulcup (left) as Hansel and soprano Felicitas Fuchs (right) as Gretel.PHOTOS: COURTESY OF KIRSTEN TAN, COURTESY OF FELICITAS FUCHS, ROBERT CATTO, THE NEW PAPER FILE

VCH ORGAN SERIES: PETER AND THE WOLF

Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev's dramatic Peter And The Wolf is a childhood favourite and this 45-minute concert includes storytelling and dramatic enactment from Act 3 Theatrics and Very Special Theatrics. Organ builder Adriel Yap will also introduce the iconic Klais organ in the concert hall. For children aged five and older.

WHERE: Victoria Concert Hall, 9 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place/ City Hall WHEN: Sunday, 2 and 4pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.sso.org.sg


HANSEL AND GRETEL

Home-grown Orchestra Of The Music Makers performs a semi-staging of German opera Hansel And Gretel, directed by Edith Podesta and conducted by Chan Tze Law.

It features mezzo-soprano Caitlin Hulcup as Hansel and soprano Felicitas Fuchs as Gretel.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade/ City Hall WHEN: Today, 7.30pm and tomorrow, 5pm ADMISSION: $15 and $20 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to sistic.com.sg)


IN THE GARDEN

Six artists respond to physical spaces within the perimeters of the home. Look out for works of photography, film and visual art from names such as film-maker Kirsten Tan and visual artist Kray Chen.

WHERE: Chapel Gallery, Objectifs, 155 Middle Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Till July 9, noon to 7pm (Tuesdays to Saturdays), noon to 4pm (Sundays) ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.objectifs.com.sg/in-the-garden


JOSEON KOREA: COURT TREASURES AND CITY LIFE

Artefacts from the historic Joseon dynasty reveal the origin of familiar facets of South Korean culture such as hanbok fashion. The exhibition includes an installation by noted contemporary Korean artist Ran Hwang (above).

WHERE: Asian Civilisations Museum, 1 Empress Place MRT: Raffles Place/ City Hall WHEN: Till July 23; 10am to 7pm (Saturdays to Thursdays), 10am to 9pm (Fridays) ADMISSION: $10 (Singaporeans and permanent residents), $15 (tourists); tickets include entry to permanent galleries INFO: acm.org.sg/exhibitions/joseon-korea

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 16, 2017, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe