Arts picks: Silk Road Extravaganza; Always Moving: The Batik Art Of Sarkasi Said; Art After Dark; SSO Subscription Concert: Mendelssohn Violin Concerto – Brahms Symphonies

(From left) Soprano Huang Ying, tenor Zhang Jianyi and baritone Zhou Zhengzhong
(From left) Soprano Huang Ying, tenor Zhang Jianyi and baritone Zhou ZhengzhongPHOTOS: ELEMENT ART SPACE, NUS MUSEUM, SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA
The NUS Museum launches a showcase of the vibrant batik art (above) of Singapore artist Sarkasi Said.
The NUS Museum launches a showcase of the vibrant batik art (above) of Singapore artist Sarkasi Said.PHOTOS: ELEMENT ART SPACE, NUS MUSEUM, SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA
Element Art Space (inks by Singapore's Chen Wen Hsi, above)
Element Art Space (inks by Singapore's Chen Wen Hsi, above)PHOTOS: ELEMENT ART SPACE, NUS MUSEUM, SINGAPORE CHINESE ORCHESTRA

SILK ROAD EXTRAVAGANZA

Soprano Huang Ying, tenor Zhang Jianyi and baritone Zhou Zhengzhong perform hits from West End musicals and pieces from Chinese composer Jiang Ying's The Silk Road. They are accompanied by the Singapore Chinese Orchestra, led by maestro Yeh Tsung.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/Esplanade WHEN: Tomorrow, 7.30pm ADMISSION: $48 to $198 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to sistic.com.sg)


ALWAYS MOVING: THE BATIK ART OF SARKASI SAID

The NUS Museum launches a showcase of the vibrant batik art of Singapore artist Sarkasi Said.

Look out for the original 18 panels of View Of Life (2010), displayed as a print on glass at Serangoon MRT station as part of the Circle Line Art in Transit Programme.

WHERE: Lee Kong Chian Temporary Gallery, NUS Museum, 50 Kent Ridge Crescent, National University of Singapore MRT: Kent Ridge WHEN: Today to Dec 31, Tuesdays to Saturdays, 10am to 6pm ADMISSION: Free INFO: museum.nus.edu.sg


ART AFTER DARK

Enjoy an evening gallery crawl as arts cluster Gillman Barracks celebrates its fifth birthday. Check out new exhibitions by galleries such as Sundaram Tagore Gallery (abstracts by India-born Antonio Puri) and Element Art Space (inks by Singapore's Chen Wen Hsi).

There will also be food stalls, a lifestyle market and concerts by Singaporean groups such as Disco Hue and Strangerfox.

WHERE: Gillman Barracks, 9 Lock Road MRT: Labrador Park WHEN: Today, 7pm to late ADMISSION: Free INFO: www.gillmanbarracks.com


SSO SUBSCRIPTION CONCERT: MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO - BRAHMS SYMPHONIES

Japanese violinist Daishin Kashimoto plays Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto with the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, under the baton of Shui Lan. SSO's principal trumpet Jon Dante also performs the Hummel Trumpet Concerto.

WHERE: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive MRT: City Hall/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 22, 2017, with the headline 'Arts Picks'. Print Edition | Subscribe