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 March / April 2017.

A Victoria-Cedar Musical Evening @ Botanic Gardens

Date: 25 Mar 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 7pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Join Victoria School Concert Band, Cedar Symphonic Band and Victoria Junior College Symphonic Band as they present an afternoon of captivating music. Under the baton of Conductors Mr David Wong, Ms Sia Swee Suan and Mr Adrian Chiang, the bands will perform a series of entertaining pieces, such as evergreen favourite “ABBA Gold”. Three recent compositions by local composers will also be featured: “Sunny Island” by Wong Kah Chun, “Escape Velocity” by Dr Kelly Tang and “May You Achieve Happiness – Fantasy on Semoga Bahagia” by Mohd Rasull.

Since their formation, Victoria School Concert Band, Cedar Symphonic Band and Victoria JC Symphonic Band have nurtured their students’ passion for music and developed their musical proficiency. In this spirit, they have staged numerous public concerts over the years and have participated actively in music festivals, garnering top awards.

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From the Heart of Europe – Piano Recital by Przemyslaw Witek

Date: 26 Mar 2017
Time: 6.30pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

The Embassy of the Republic of Poland & the Embassy of Hungary are proud to present the piano recital “From the Heart of Europe – Piano Recital by Przemyslaw Witek”, dedicated to celebrate Polish Presidency of the Visegrad Group and 25 years of the Visegrad Group.

Join us with your families and friends and don’t miss this one-night only performance by outstanding Polish pianist known for his passion, precision and personality.

With a truly versatile repertoire the concert promises a feast for the ears inspired by the finest European music that is not to be missed.

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Singapore Chinese Orchestra Music Oasis Concert

Date: 15 April 2017
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Join the Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) in a programme of themes across cultural heritages around the world at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, our very own UNESCO World Heritage Site. Listen out to cultural elements through these pieces you will hear including Bumper Harvest Worship, Izpirazione II, Mahjong Kakis, Lion City Street Opera and The Ceilidh.

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Jazz @ Sunset

Date: 16 April 2017
Time: 5pm – 7pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Come and join us for Jazz @ Sunset at Singapore Botanic Gardens where you will be entertained by international standards performances by New York and local jazz stars along with their students and future jazz greats. This promises to be an event for families and music lovers of all ages.

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Bandstand 5

Date: 29 April 2017
Time: 5.30pm – 7pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

The Singapore Armed Forces (SAF) Ceremonial Band was formed to provide ceremonial music during SAF Ceremonies and parades. There are three ceremonial bands, each made up of Full-time National Servicemen (NSF), supplemented by Military Experts and led by the Directors of Music.

The bands can be seen at SAF ceremonies and parades, such as the monthly Istana Changing of the Guards Ceremony, Specialist Cadet School (SCS) Graduation Parade, Officer Cadet School (OCS) Commissioning Parades, Guard of Honour (GOH) Parades for visiting dignitaries, etc, as well as the National Day Parade. The SAF Ceremonial Bands also took part in the opening ceremony of 2015 SEA Games.

SAF is delighted to bring you the fifth instalment of their “Bandstand” series. The band will feature their talented NSF musicians with music from Disney. May you have an enjoyable evening.

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

For more information, visit www.nparks.gov.sg/activities




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