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Asian Culture & Music Series - March 2017

Asian Civilisations Museum 03 Mar 2017 - 04 Mar 2017
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Dive into a thousand years of traditional Asian music, dance, and drama across four months with performances, workshops, and evening concerts at the Asian Civilisations Museum. From the melodious bells of a gamelan ensemble to the skillful manipulation of Asian puppets -- experience this rich, varied legacy with the wind in your hair and music in your ears along the ACM Riverfront.

In March, savour the sights and sounds of Indonesia with two days of masks, music, and myth by the Singapore River.

Friday, 3 March, 6 to 9pm‚Äč
Start your Friday evening with a traditional angklung performance, followed by enchanting music and dance inspired by the arts of Bali and Java. Join our free workshops to learn graceful Balinese dance or how to play on a traditional gamelan set under our expert instructors.

Saturday, 4 March, 1 to 7pm
Explore wonderful Indonesia with hands-on workshops on the museum's authentic gamelan set, and make your own wayang kulit puppet. Dance to the mesmerising steps of tari pendet, or participate in a 7-metre-long batik cloth painting throughout the day -- but be careful of the hot wax!

 

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Lunchtime Concerts at ACM: Mixed Strings

Asian Civilisations Museum 10 Mar 2017
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We've got our basses covered! A special concert featuring soloists performing their favourite pieces on the violin, viola, cello, and double bass.

Each concert begins at 12.30pm, lasts for about an hour, and is suitable for all over the age of 4. Grab lunch at Privé ACM or Empress before or after the concert.

Other concert dates: 10 Feb, 17 March, 24 March, 31 March, 7 April.

 

Free Admission

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Lunchtime Concerts at ACM: Winds & Brass

Asian Civilisations Museum 17 Mar 2017
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Opposites attract! Let the sparks sizzle as the conservatory wind and brass students perform a dazzling selection of chamber music that's bound to keep your hearts thumping.

Each concert begins at 12.30pm, lasts for about an hour, and is suitable for all over the age of 4. Grab lunch at Privé ACM or Empress before or after the concert.

Other concert dates: 10 Feb, 10 March, 24 March, 31 March, 7 April.

 

Free Admission

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Lunchtime Concerts at ACM: Piano

Asian Civilisations Museum 24 Mar 2017
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Go fifty shades of grey as the piano performance majors' fingers fly across the black and white keys to bring you masterworks from the past.

Each concert begins at 12.30pm, lasts for about an hour, and is suitable for all over the age of 4. Grab lunch at Privé ACM or Empress before or after the concert.

Other concert dates: 10 Feb, 10 March, 17 March, 31 March, 7 April.

 

Free Admission

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Lunchtime Concerts at ACM: Jazz

Asian Civilisations Museum 31 Mar 2017
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Put on your dancing shoes and sway to swing beats as Singapore jazz legend Dr Tony Makarome leads students into some groovin' lunchtime jazz.

Each concert begins at 12.30pm, lasts for about an hour, and is suitable for all over the age of 4. Grab lunch at Privé ACM or Empress before or after the concert.

Other concert dates: 10 Feb, 10 March, 17 March, 24 March, 7 April.

 

Free Admission

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