Akshita Nanda, Arts Correspondent recommends

Undescribed, Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto, Fete Blanche, Time Of Others

Meditative views of nature by Marvin Tang.
Meditative views of nature by Marvin Tang.PHOTOS: MARVIN TANG, NEW OPERA SINGAPORE, SINGAPORE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

UNDESCRIBED

This photo exhibition features 13 works from six emerging Singaporean photographers, curated by award-winning visual artist Robert Zhao Renhui.

Look out for meditative views of nature by Marvin Tang or landscapes by Koh Chaik Hong who won the Singapore Young Photographer Award (in Architecture) in 2012 and 2014.

WHERE: Deck, 120A Prinsep Street MRT: Rochor/Bugis WHEN: Till Jan 24, noon to 7pm (Tuesday to Saturday), noon to 5pm (Sunday), closed on Monday ADMISSION: Free INFO: deck.sg


MENDELSSOHN'S VIOLIN CONCERTO

Young Chinese violinist Yang Tianwa (above), a rising star, performs Mendelssohn's popular Violin Concerto In E Minor with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, under Shui Lan's baton. The evening begins with a new work from Singaporean composer Chen Zhangyi, of an ethereal symphony, which will be part of the orchestra's repertoire during its tour of Europe later this year.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall MRT: City Hall/Esplanade When: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $15 to $75 from Sistic INFO: www.sso.org.sg


FETE BLANCHE: BAROQUE MUSIC IN WHITE

Known for its updates of the classic opera repertoire, New Opera Singapore returns to the Baroque period of the 17th and 18th centuries for this concert. Selections from operas by Handel, Purcell and Monteverdi are performed by singers including the group's artistic director Jeong Ae Ree and Japanese soprano Akiko Otao (above).

WHERE: Esplanade Recital Studio MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $25 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)


TIME OF OTHERS

How can we better understand different cultures in the increasingly connected world?

Artists from Asia-Pacific respond in Singapore Art Museum's collaboration with museums and galleries from Japan and Australia. Indonesian artist Saleh Husein explores the history of Arab-Indonesians in his series of paintings, Arabian Party, while Australian Jonathan Jones was inspired by the Aboriginal net-making tradition to create the electrical work, lumination fall wall weave.

WHERE: Singapore Art Museum, 71 Bras Basah Road MRT: Bras Basah WHEN: Till Feb 28, 10am to 7pm daily (last admission at 6.15pm), open till 9pm on Fridays ADMISSION: Free for Singaporeans and permanent residents. $10 for adults; $5 for students with valid identification and seniors above 60. Free for children under six years old INFO: singaporeartmuseum.sg

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 08, 2016, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe