KING OF GHOSTS
Listen to the reimagined score to Indian film-maker Satyajit Ray's 1969 comedy, Goopy Gyne Bagha Byne, composed by British musician Soumik Datta. Singapore's Orchestra of the Music Makers will play alongside Irish percussionist Cormac Byrne as scenes from the classic film play onscreen. The show has toured to Edinburgh and Glasgow in Scotland, Hong Kong and Malaysia.
Where: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive When: Nov 25, 7.30pm Admission: $30 from Sistic (call 6348-5555 or go to www.sistic.com.sg)
IN CONCERT WITH STRINGS FEATURING MEESHA SHAFI
Popular Pakistani pop-rock duo Strings return to Singapore after four years to present an energetic 90-minute show with Pakistani actress and singer Meesha Shafi. Strings' Bilal Maqsood and Faisal Kapadia are also producers of Coke Studio Pakistan, a hit television show featuring music performances by different artists. Shafi made her singing debut on the show.
Where: Esplanade Concert Hall, 1 Esplanade Drive When: Nov 26,7.30pm Admission: $40 to $100 from Sistic
UTTERLY, BUTTER-LY STORIES OF KRISHNA
This 45-minute local production combines narration, music and dance to tell stories about Hindu god Krishna as a boy growing up in the Indian town of Vrindhavan. The stories include his love for butter and how he defeats a many-headed serpent. The show, a festival commission, is directed by Carina Hales and written by Gauri Gupta, with music by Renu Suresh. It is recommended for children aged four to eight.
Where: Esplanade Recital Studio, 1 Esplanade Drive When: Nov 27, 11am, 2 and 5pm Admission: $18 from Sistic