From the exquisite melodies of classical music to mainstream Chinese pop and rock, to stirring Hindi tunes, there’s plenty of options for music-lovers in town, and absolutely no excuse to stay home!
Classical fans, don’t miss French virtuoso Lise de la Salle’s stunning debut in Singapore at Adagietto, part of the Mahler festival. Despite her tender age of 22, she’ll blow you away with her rendition of Mahler’s the Fifth, as helmed by the esteemed John Nelson. Prepare to be blown away by the end of the five movements, which marks a dramatic progression from tragedy to joy.
While we’re in the vein of classical music, there’s also something special brewing round the corner! Catch the La Vida Quartet, which comprises of National Youth Orchestra music director Lim Soon Lee, who puts down his baton in favor of the viola and teams up with three members to play up a storm together with guest pianist Celine Tan.
Lise de la Salle
Performing in Singapore two days after her 77th birthday, living legend Asha Bhosle is a can’t-miss if you’re a fan of Hindi music. Another legend Tsai Chin will also be in town to dazzle her audiences with her evergreen Mandarin classics, while connoisseurs of Chinese rock will be happy that Chen Sheng will be belting out an electrifying performance on the same night.
Lastly, don’t forget to say hello to the Album Leaf boys down at TAB!
If music and concerts aren’t quite your thing, check out the other guides on what else is on this week. After all, there are tons of other things happening with Hari Raya and the Lantern Festival going on right now, plus plan ahead for what to do for Oktoberfest.
That’s it for our roundup, so tune in again next Monday on you shouldn’t miss for the week! Have a happy long weekend, everybody!