Category Archives: PERFORMING ARTS & MUSIC

French performing arts group Compagnie des Quidams in Singapore

French arts group Compagnie des Quidams performs « Musical Notes » as part of Arts in Your Neighbourhood, a programme by the National Arts Council that aims to provide enriching arts experiences for everyone at their doorsteps. Full programme 2018 Three black and white characters on stilts walk down a street. They approach and whisper musical secrets […]

Amadou & Mariam at Capitol Theatre

Grammy-nominated Malian musical duo Amadou & Mariam will be making their debut performance in Singapore this 12 November 2018 at Capitol Theatre to present their long awaited 9th full length LP “La Confusion”. This concert is produced by Figure8 agency with the support of the Embassy of France in Singapore. Tickets are available on APACTix […]

“The Reunification of The Two Koreas” at TheatreWorks

The Reunification of The Two Koreas by Joël Pommerat directed by Jacques Vincey and translated into English by Marc Goldberg is presented from November 1 to 11 at TheatreWorks. The play is a patchwork of twenty short scenes revolving around an unuttered question: what are human relationships made of? A woman wants a divorce because there […]

JAZZ VOCAL FEATURE : CYRILLE AIMÉE

8th july 2018 _ Esplanade Primarily raised in France by a French-Dominican parentage, French jazz singer Cyrille Aimée was a curious child in Samois-sur-Seine, discovering gypsy music after sneaking out her bedroom window and wandering nearby gypsy encampments. She went on to sing on street corners around Europe and found herself at the Montreux Jazz […]

Paris by Loránt Deutsch

A journey along the river Seine to discover all about Paris After the success of his books, selling over two million copies around the world, renowned French actor and writer, Lorànt Deutsch crafted a surprising interactive show in which the audience embarks on a lively, fascinating tour of Paris. With his sparkling, sensible and audacious […]

FRENCH PERFORMANCES AT THE 2018 SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ARTS (SIFA)

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Sodade…by Cirque Rouages is an aerial circus performed to live music. Every stormy evening, an old man, exiled for a long time, approaches the sea side. When the wind caresses his skin, he returns into his indelible memories. A daydream of sweet nostalgia, not to ever forget, and continue to live whatever it takes. …Sodade… […]

IN MATHIEU BRIAND’S LABORATORY STUDIO: THE MAKING OF A-DROYX

Briand’s work is situated somewhere between perceptive reality and a displacement of the imagination. He uses sound, physical forms, sensory environments and mixed media to create diverse and highly innovative artworks that invite the spectator into new zones of spatial and temporal perceptions. In a unique experience at the National Design Centre Singapore, Briand blurs […]

THE ROCK’S CLOWN

1st april : The Rock’s Clown de Jean Lambert-wild avec Hossan Leong @ Gardens by the Bay. The Rock’s Clown is an outdoor site specific performance involving an actor (Hossan Leong), a clown (Jean Lambert-wild), a juggler (Martin Palisse), a water pond, a soundtrack, red balls and balloons. The script, written by Catherine Lefeuvre, will be […]

TINARIWEN AT ESPLANADE

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24th march 2018 Figure8 Agency, in collaboration with Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, presents the debut performance of Saharan blues band, Tinariwen in Singapore with the support of the Institut Français Singapore. Performing at the Esplanade Concert Hall for the first time on 24 March 2018, the Grammy Award-winning sensations are the first crop […]