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Arts Picks: China through music and pioneering poetry

Published on Aug 1, 2014 10:28 AM
 
The Singapore Chinese Orchestra performing at the Botanic Gardens, led by resident conductor Quek Ling Kiong. -- PHOTO: SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA

SCO'S MUSIC OASIS CONCERT

The Singapore Chinese Orchestra takes the audience around China through music. Resident conductor Quek Ling Kiong leads the ensemble through pieces such as Jiang Ying's The Silk Road, Kuan Nai-chung's The Beautiful Scenes Of Yunnan and Zhang Han Shu's Beautiful Ke Er Qin Steppe.

Where: Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage, Singapore Botanic Gardens MRT: Orchard/Botanic Gardens When: Sun, 6pm Admission: Free Info: www.sco.com.sg

FULL DISCLOSURE: THE SINGAPORE AUTO/BIOGRAPHY FORUM

This two-day conference is a must for anyone curious about local history or how to tell their own life stories. The Arts House and writer Robert Yeo bring together biographers, historians and memoir writers, including Josephine Chia and Hidaya Amin, to share their stories of self and Singapore.

 
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