From Online Concerts to a Virtual Fashion Festival, Here Are the Digital Events to Catch This August 2020
1/4 SSO digital concerts
What The Singapore Symphony Orchestra will be streaming three concerts online this month, two of which are helmed by its recently appointed chief conductor, Austrian maestro Hans Graf. In his first performance on August 1, audiences can look forward to Graf's debut in the orchestra by listening to his arrangements of French composer Claude Debussy's String Quartet, followed by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák's Serenade in D minor, originally written for wind instruments, cello and the double bass. Second of the two concerts, held on August 29, will see the works of Mozart and Stravinsky paired together in an evening of music by two of the greatest classical composers in history.
The orchestra will also be presenting the SSO National Day Concert, which aims to unite the nation through music and features a slew of new works by Singapore's finest and youngest music composition talents, on August 15.
When August 1, 15 and 29
What Take a virtual stroll in two of the Asian Civilisations Museum's (ACM) latest galleries. A total of 400 finely crafted masterpieces are on display, each showcasing a different aspect of Asian identity, historical narrative and cultural interaction.
When From August 2
3/4 Lumination 2020
What The third edition of The Arts House's annual season celebrating Singapore stories explores the global phenomenon of migration through a series of video projects and digital talks by authors and academics, including ethnomusicologist Tan Shzr Eee.
When August 1 till 30
4/4 The Front Row
What Twenty-one homegrown fashion brands and nine Asian clothing labels will showcase their latest collections at the inaugural edition of this virtual fashion festival. The audience can also enjoy an exhibition by fashion photographer Rui Liang and fashion illustrator Gary Goh.
When August 20 to 29