AKSHITA NANDA RECOMMENDS

Arts Picks: Aesop's Fables, pianist Melvyn Tan and more

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AESOP'S FABLES BY I THEATRE

I Theatre presents a fun musical mash-up of well-known fables such as The Lion And The Mouse and The Goose Who Laid Golden Eggs, perfect for families with three- to 13-year-olds.

Where: Jubilee Hall, Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road MRT: City Hall/Bras Basah When: Till March 21, 10am & 2.30pm (Tue - Fri), 10.30am, 2.30 & 5pm (weekend) Admission: $33 & $35 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) Info: www.itheatre.org


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WEBERN & SCHUMANN WITH MELVYN TAN & MUSICIANS FROM ORCHESTRE DES CHAMPS-ELYSEES

Singapore-born British pianist Melvyn Tan is applauded for a reason - hear it for yourself as the artist-in-residence at the Yong Siew Toh Conservatory of Music performs Schumann's Piano Concerto In A Minor. The concert also features the conservatory orchestra and visiting French musicians from Orchestre des Champs-Elysees playing works such as the exhilarating Rhenish Symphony by Schumann.

Where: Yong Siew Toh Conservatory Concert Hall MRT: Kent Ridge When: Tomorrow, 7.30pm Admission: $15 from Sistic


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IMAGINARIUM: A VOYAGE OF BIG IDEAS

This fifth edition of the Singapore Art Museum's annual contemporary art exhibition for children is chock-full of workshops and interactive installations for the entire family. Look out for works at SAM at 8Q, such as Singapore artist Chiang Yu Xiang's We Built This Estate!, which invites viewers to create their own housing estates and city skyline with Tetris-shaped housing blocks.

Where: SAM at 8Q, 8 Queen Street MRT: Bras Basah When: From tomorrow, 10am - 7pm (Sat - Thu), 10am - 9pm (Fri) Admission: Free (Singaporeans, permanent residents & children under age six), $10 (non-resident adults) Info: www.singaporeartmuseum.sg


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NAFA SCHOOL OF MUSIC PRESENTS MADELEINE MITCHELL AND NIGEL CLAYTON

Expect an evening of exquisite string music as two well-known musicians and professors at London's Royal College of Music, Madeleine Mitchell and Nigel Clayton, perform classical and modern works such as Elgar's Violin Sonata and James MacMillan's Kiss On Wood. The concert is part of Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts' 30th anniversary celebrations.

Where: Victoria Concert Hall MRT: Raffles Place/City Hall When: Mon, 7.30pm Admission: $25 from Sistic