Category Archives: PERFORMING ARTS & MUSIC

Francophonie Festival Singapore 2021

  The Francophonie Festival Singapore will return for a special edition this year with the theme of Gender Equality. The festival will start on 8 March, coinciding with International Women’s Day, till 30 March, coinciding closely with the first day of the Generation Equality Forum, a global gathering for gender equality convened by UN Women […]

Chef·fe

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The 100% vertical documentary series that decodes the world of orchestral conducting Taking a crack at the glass ceiling in the male-dominated world of classical conducting, this series, which is specially shot for mobile viewing, features the young, talented Lucie Leguay. She won rave notices during a showcase for young conductors organised by the Philharmonie […]

Women Leaders in Classical Music Speak

Women Leaders In Classical Music Speak

Photo credit: Wan San Yip Panel discussion The classical music sector struggles with gender inequality. Worldwide, the vast majority of works played by orchestras are composed by male composers, while very few works by female composers are presented. The disparity also lies in who conducts the orchestras; only 6% of orchestras in Europe being led […]

French Student Idol 2021

French Student Idol 2021

14th edition of the annual singing competition of French language learners Organised for the first time in 2007, the French Student Idol offers the opportunity for French language learners to deepen their knowledge of francophone music. Interested persons can apply as a free candidate or represent their institution. The jury is composed of 3 professionals […]

Trilby, Itinerary of a New Woman

The Belle Époque. Poetry, music and visual arts flourish in the cabarets, salons and theaters. We follow the journey of a poor young woman who has to work as a laundress and a prostitute. She finds comfort in Parisian Bohemia and like many grisettes Trilby poses for painters and sculptors. Little Billee the most talented […]

Kahchun Wong conducts the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse

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Kahchun Wong who conducted the Orchestre National d’Ile-de-France for a unique and innovative concert on the occasion of the Finale of the 2020 edition of vOilah! France Singapore Festival will be in Toulouse on 30 January for an online concert with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse (ONCT).   Despite the impact of the […]

SINGATHON: singing to raise funds

In the frame of the Giving Week (1- 7 December)  organised by the NVPC, Sing’theatre is launching a unique fundraising campaign, that will lead to a SINGATHON on Sunday 20 December 2020. From 10 am to 10 pm, singers from all walks of life, music genre, age, and race will sing to raise funds for 365 […]

THE VEIL OF HAPPINESS

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A CENTENNIAL COMMEMORATION AS VOILAH! 2020 OPENING PROGRAMME A fiery anti-colonialist statesman fascinated by the Far East, Georges Clemenceau wrote a play that takes place in a fantasised China and tells a witty, funny, entertaining philosophical tale about truth and happiness. Performed in Paris, the United States and China and adapted into a musical and […]

LES GOÛTS RÉÜNIS

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CONCERT BY RED DOT BAROQUE, CONDUCTOR ALAN CHOO Sing’Baroque invites you to a new discovery journey of French baroque music. The ensemble-in-residence Red Dot Baroque, led by conductor Alan Choo, will perform several pieces from the most famous composers showing the confluence and confrontation of the Italian and French styles in 17th and 18th century […]

DIVERTISSEMENT: AN EVENING OF FRENCH MUSIC

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MUSIC IN THE MOONLIGHT Immerse yourself in an evening of French music, some of the most remarkable and delicate gems in the classical repertoire. Ibert’s sparkling Divertissement plays alongside Ravel’s exquisite miniatures from Mother Goose, under the gossamer twilight of Debussy’s unforgettable Clair de lune. Featuring Singapore Symphony Orchestra and Darrell Ang, conductor Claude Debussy: […]