Symphony Lake is a lake in the Singapore Botanic Gardens. It features a large stage known as the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage built on an islet in the middle of the water body.

concert at botanical gardens

There are free concerts held regularly at Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage. Here are some of the upcoming Free Concerts this October 2016.

International A Cappella Festival 2016
Date: 1 October 2016
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Admission: Free

The A Cappella Society brings together their in-house a cappella teams and friends to this annual concert at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. From beautiful classical a cappella to street style female Barbershop chorus to family friendly doo wop to contemporary performances of pop and hip hop and more!

SMU Orchestra Outreach
Date: 8 October 2016
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Admission: Free

Don’t miss SMU Symphonia – Singapore Management University’s Wind and Strings symphony, as they present their first outdoor orchestra concert! Led by seasoned conductor Mr Adrian Chiang, the group of young musicians aims to share the joy of music with residents in the heartlands, while staying true to their core values of Music, Friends and Fun.

The debut of Symphonia’s Orchestra wing will see the group performing a mix of classic compositions such as “Hungarian Dance No.5” and “Orpheus in the Underworld”. The highlight of the night features a collaboration with SMU’s Chamber Choir, as they perform a “Les Miserables” medley specially arranged by local composer Lee Jin Jun.

So pack your favourite snacks and join SMU Symphonia and SMU Chamber Choir for an unforgettable evening at the Singapore Botanic Gardens!

botanical garden concert series

Samba Botanica
Date: 15 October 2016
Time: 6pm to 7.30pm
Admission: Free

Join us on 15 Oct as Sambiesta presents a samba showcase for all in the heart of the city. In hopes of spreading their love for samba music to the local community, Sambiesta will be performing a repertoire of songs ranging from traditional Afro-Brazilian music to pop song mash-ups and a collaboration piece with Samba Masala! Relax on this weekend, kick off your shoes and soak in their groovy rhythms!

Singapore Armed Forces Ceremonial Band presents: Bandstand 4
Date: 22 October 2016
Time: 5.30pm to 7pm
Admission: Free

The Singapore Armed Forces Ceremonial Band is proud to present the fourth instalment of the Bandstand concert series at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. Bandstand 4 will bring you many familiar tunes of our times from classics to pop and jazz. The concert will also feature solo NSF musicians and a Corp of Drums by their Regulars.

Oldies Come Alive
Date: 30 October 2016
Time: 6pm to 7pm
Admission: Free

As part of SPH Gift of Music series, Ding Yi Music Company would like to present you with timeless favourite oldies. Collaborating with local singers for this performance, they will perform classic numbers like “Lemon Tree” to get into the groove, while other pieces such as “明天会更好” will evoke feelings of nostalgia. Come join us for a relaxing evening and sing along to these popular timeless tunes!

Concerts subject to prevailing weather conditions.
Concert-goers are advised to take public transport.

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