Akshita Nanda Arts Correspondent recommends

Arts Picks

PHOTOS: NATIONAL THEATER OF KOREA, RICHARD SCHMIDT, ROBYN ORLIN, STEVE J. SHERMAN

TROJAN WOMEN

A 400-year-old genre of musical storytelling from Korea is used to re-create this classical Greek tale (above) about the women enslaved after the fall of their city, Troy.

It is presented at the Singapore International Festival of Arts by the National Theater of Korea and festival director Ong Keng Sen.

WHERE: Victoria Theatre, 9 Empress Place MRT: City Hall/Raffles Place WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $30 to $85 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg) INFO: www.sifa.sg

DAVID HOCKNEY: A MATTER OF PERSPECTIVE

Head to the closing weekend of STPI Gallery's David Hockney showcase, part of the print institute's 15th-anniversary celebrations.

Thirty-six works from Britain's most celebrated living artist are on display, from works created in the 1980s (below) to contemporary prints.

WHERE: STPI Gallery, 41 Robertson Quay MRT: Clarke Quay WHEN: Today, 10am to 7pm; tomorrow, 9am to 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.stpi.com.sg

AND SO YOU SEE ... OUR HONOURABLE BLUE SKY AND EVER ENDURING SUN... CAN ONLY BE CONSUMED SLICE BY SLICE...

Dancer Albert Ibokwe Khoza (above), who is also a traditional herbalist from South Africa, morphs from healer to performer, to an expression of the divine and even an insect, in a playful performance choreographed by Robyn Orlin. Part of the Singapore International Festival of Arts.

WHERE: Sota Studio Theatre, School of the Arts, 1 Zubir Said Drive MRT: Dhoby Ghaut WHEN: Today and tomorrow, 8pm ADMISSION: $50 from Sistic INFO: www.sifa.sg

SSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT: LITTON • BAVOUZET

American maestro Andrew Litton (above) makes his debut as the Singapore Symphony Orchestra's principal guest conductor, leading the orchestra in Tchaikovsky's Fourth Symphony.

The evening also features French pianist Jean-Efflam Bavouzet in Bartok's First Piano Concerto.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: Esplanade WHEN: Today, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $15 to $88 from Sistic

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 08, 2017, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe