Traditional Malay music ensemble Nadi Singapura to hold free concert at Botanic Gardens on Mar 19
Since 2011, the ensemble has produced numerous shows performed at various international music and folkloric festivals.
Traditional Malay music ensemble Nadi Singapura will perform at the Botanic Gardens on Sunday (Mar 19) as a part of the Arts@SBG NAC-ExxonMobil Concert in the Gardens series.
Called Istana Cinta, Palace of Love, the free concert at the Shaw Foundation Symphony Stage will feature exclusive and original compositions, expressing passion for Malay music, culture, and identity.
Nadi, which means “pulse” or “flow of consciousness” in Malay, makes use of the most common Malayan drums found in Singapore, namely the kompang, rebana, jidur and gendang.
The performance will also feature the marwas, talempong and other instruments.
Since 2011, the ensemble has produced numerous shows and has been invited to various music and folkloric festivals across the globe.
Nadi Singapura is also a recipient of the National Arts Council’s Major Grant for the period of 2023 to 2025.
The concert will run from 6pm to 7pm at the Singapore Botanic Gardens, which is a part of the National Arts Council’s (NAC) Arts and Culture Nodes Network.