Category Archives: PERFORMING ARTS & MUSIC


In collaboration with Alliance Française, Singapore Dance Theatre presents “French Connection” on 2 October 2021 at 7pm. Specially curated for audiences, “French Connection” is a compilation of five artistically revolutionary works in a single night. Opening the evening is “Meditation” by Janek Schergen, a work commissioned for the Singapore International Festival of Arts (SIFA) 2021. The […]

The Writing Sessions: musical journey between France, South Korea and Singapore

The new chapter of the “Writing Sessions” created by Wired Music Week*, the Centre National de la Musique (CNM) and the Embassies of France in Singapore and South Korea highlighted a unique collaboration between France, South Korea and Singapore.   It all started with the musical collaboration between French and South Korean musicians with the […]

Talk on Nureyev at Alliance française

Learn more about legendary ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev and his rise to fame with French journalist and writer Ariane Dollfus, author of award-winning biography “Noureev, l’insoumis”. She will share what it takes to write about one of the greatest ballet dancers of the 20th century, whose life was shrouded in so much myth and mystery. […]

Women leaders in classical music speak

The “Women leaders in classical music speak” panel discussion was live streamed on Facebook on 12 March 2021 as part of the 2021 edition of the Francophonie Festival in Singapore. In line with this year’s theme, the panel discussion was anchored around gender equality in the classical music industry. Altogether, the panel was presented by […]

Alliance Française : Lights, Camera… Dance!

Did you miss the latest movie nights at Alliance Française? Rejoice! They have just added more screenings to their line up! Next week at Alliance Française, plunge into Nureyev’s life with “The White Crow” and learn the real story behind a ballet creation with “Reset”, both movies back by popular demand! Also in August: discover […]

DANCE: A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev at Alliance Française

This summer, Alliance Française invites you to journey to the heart of French Excellence with their third programme of the series, Dance: A Tribute To Rudolf Nureyev. This new programme turns the spotlight onto the beautiful complexity and intricacy of the world of dance, particularly ballet – a French discipline par excellence. Emerged in the […]

New Dance Classes at Alliance Française

This July to August, Alliance Française is thrilled to offer new dance classes, taught by former danseuse étoile Emmanuelle Grizot, and given directly on the stage of the theatre! Few dances are as quintessentially French as ballet. The discipline emerged in the 15th century in Italy, and further developed in the French court, especially from […]

Celebrate World Music Day 2021

For World Music Day 2021, French virtuosos & diplomats across three continents gather virtually to celebrate the Camille Saint-Saëns Commemorative Year by playing his renowned piece “The Swan”. Together they aim at promoting the revival of the French culture abroad after months of the pandemic crisis. Gautier Capuçon last visited Singapore in October 2019 where […]