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 in Botanic Gardens Singapore. Here are some of the upcoming Free Concerts in the up-coming weeks.

Note: All details are correct as at time of publish. Readers are advised to check with NParks for the most updated schedules.

Juying Symphonic Band Presents: Symphony by the Gardens
Date: 29 August 2017
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Juying Symphonic Band (JYSB) is a family where all their members’ strengths are embraced. Regardless of musical background, the band’s mission is to develop musical and character excellence in every member. With a strong alumni support and the culture of mentorship and care, JYSB continues to sustain their musical achievements by clinching the Certificate of Accomplishment at this year’s Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation for Concert Bands.

At Symphony by the Gardens, JYSB will be presenting a contemporary repertoire of symphonic music, from popular musical tunes like ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ to famous movie theme songs like ‘Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End’. Juying Symphonic Band is delighted to share the stage with Guangyang Symphonic Band (GYSB), a band that has grown from strength to strength. The band clinched the Certificate of Accomplishment at this year’s Singapore Youth Festival Arts Presentation for Concert Bands and has become one of the largest CCA groups in the school. GYSB will be serenading the audience with a collection of symphonic music, from local favourites like ‘Where I Belong’ to classical folk tunes like ‘Oteyawarakani’.

Remember to join JYSB and GYSB for a night of wondrous music at the Singapore Botanic Gardens at Symphony by the Gardens!


Eight Five Tunes Live in Singapore
Date: 2 September 2017
Time: 6pm – 7.30pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Hong Kong’s a cappella sensation Eight Five Tunes will perform live in Singapore for the first time. An elite group of top singers from four continents, Eight Five Tunes will showcase international pop favorites and all-new originals and will be joined by local group NUS Resonance.

As masters of the contemporary pop genre with a special place in their hearts for the 1980s, Eight Five Tunes will showcase songs from modern artists such as Taylor Swift, Sia, Delta Rae, Little Big Town, Amy Winehouse, and One Direction, along with classics from Nena, Pulse, the Bangles, Carl Douglas, and Yaz.

The concert is supported by U. S. Embassy Singapore and Singapore Botanic Gardens is the official Venue Provider.


NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Park
Date: 3 September 2017
Time: 5pm – 6.30pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Relive the good times with friends and family at this evening of Xinyao classics! Featuring performances by home-grown mandopop artist Kelvin Tan, who will be singing songs from his latest album 新谣 and not to be missed—a special guest appearance by local songbird Kelly Poon!

This edition of NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Park is held in conjunction with Families For Life’s My Family Weekend.


West Symphonia presents Kids’ Delights
Date: 9 September 2017
Time: 6pm – 7pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

Kids Delights

West Symphonia hopes to bring you and your family on a magical journey with the enchanting music from Disney and DreamWorks. Every movie is only as exciting as the music that is played behind every word spoken by the characters and every dramatic scene. Hear the rose petals falling from The Beauty and the Beast to Disney most recent Blockbuster, the wave riding heroine, Moana.

So sit back, reminisce on the Shows enjoyed by millions from all over the world and let the music carry your imagination back to when you too were a child.

Music highlights from the following Movies:
1) Prince Of Egypt
2) Beauty and the Beast
3) Mulan
4) Frozen
5) Zootopia
6) The Lion King
7) Aladdin
8) The Little Mermaid
9) Moana


Date: 30 September 2017
Time: 7pm – 8pm
Venue: Singapore Botanic Gardens, Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage

To celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival this year, The Arts Fission Company presents Moonstruck, a contemporary dance-theatre performance using the familiar Chinese legend of lady in the moon (Chang Er 嫦娥,) to frame a new Mid-Autumn story. Moonstruck – Sleepless in Lunar Palace is especially staged for the Singapore Botanic Gardens’ Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage where dancers appear as mysterious characters in whimsical costumes. The dance performance features well-known music that is inspired by the moon like Dvorak’s opera aria Song to the Moon and even a metalized arrangement of Beethoven’s famous Moonlight Sonata. Come with your loved ones and be part of the moonstruck crowd.


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

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