Experience the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Concert or Go For a One-Night-Only Violin Performance Next Week
1/4 Love Stories exhibition by Eva Armisen
What Known for a specific child-like quality in her works, Spanish artist Eva Armisen will be hosting her first solo exhibition in Singapore at the Ode to Art gallery, showcasing 12 new works that depict themes of family, love, and togetherness.
When February 23 till March 7
2/4 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in Concert
What Singapore's one and only independent professional symphony orchestra, the Metropolitan Festival Orchestra, will take the stage this weekend to bring Potterheads a live experience of the iconic film series' fourth instalment, Goblet of Fire. Held for two evenings only at the Esplanade Concert Hall, fans will be thrilled to experience the film once again as it will be screened on a 40-foot screen in high definition, while accompanied by the magical score from the wizarding world.
When February 28 and 29
3/4 Lynnette Seah's performance at Maduro
What Maduro, the city's newest go-to destination for all things jazz, will be hosting an intimate evening of performance with homegrown violinist Lynnette Seah for one-night-only, where the acclaimed musician will be performing with her very own Gabrielli violin.
For the uninitiated, Seah was awarded the Cultural Medallion for music in 2006 and is a founding member of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Discerning audiences will be able to enjoy pieces such as the Cesar Franck Sonata in A major, as well as compositions by American composer George Gershwin, arranged by violinist Jascha Heifetz and performed alongside pianists Aya Sakou and Shane Thio.
When February 26
(Relevant: SSO Benefit Gala Dinner: Rhapsody With The Symphony)
4/4 My Writing Journey: Writing Great Lit that Entertains with Ovidia Yu
What Aunty Lee's Delights, Meddling & Murder, and The Paper Bark Tree Mystery are just but a few of the many novels written by Singaporean writer Ovidia Yu. Coupled with 30 published plays and a children's book under her belt, Yu's narratives have covered a plethora of topics, with a specific lens focused on the habits and values of the Singaporean population.
This Saturday, head to The Arts House to join the writer in a conversation that breaks down the rules and rituals in her narrative journey, as well as her thoughts about writing in, about and beyond the nation-state.
When February 22
(Related: 5 Local Writers To Look Out For At Singapore Writers Festival 2019)