Arts Picks: Sacred music at Esplanade, Chinese calligraphy

Taoist ceremonial arts at the Esplanade's A Tapestry Of Sacred Music festival.
Taoist ceremonial arts at the Esplanade's A Tapestry Of Sacred Music festival. PHOTO: ESPLANADE - THEATRES ON THE BAY

The Esplanade's annual festival of sacred music returns with a diverse slate of performances and workshops. These range from Taoist Ceremonial Arts, featuring music and Taoist martial arts, to A Feather On The Breath Of God, where the music of German mystic Hildegard von Bingen will be performed by a Turkish ney flute player, who will appear virtually, and a Singapore ensemble. 

At the Esplanade Concourse, visitors can also listen to chants from the Thai Buddhist, Mahayana Buddhist and Hindu Vedic traditions, as well as a Quranic recitation.

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