Foundation Sessions – Fridays@Gilstead
Foundation Sessions – Fridays@Gilstead are curated networking sessions combined with soirees. Each session involves 10-15 individuals with means and bearing to support our local talent.
Launched in August 2016, the Foundation Sessions is a new kind of space where business and the arts converge with philanthropy. By fostering an informal network of friends and supporters, the Foundation Sessions is a platform for continual fundraising to support the projects of The Foundation. It is a fresh take on fundraising that creates value for all.
Artistes/Musicians we have showcased:
– Abbey Simone
– Alemay Fernandez
– Charlie Lim
– Chok Kerong
– Christina The
– Dawn Wong
– Michelle SgP
– Tan Weixiang
– The Steve McQueens
Contact us below to find out how to participate in the Foundation Sessions.
OTHER RECENT ARTICLES
An excerpt from Dr. Chang Tou Liang’s review from his classical music blog – pianomania. Russian composer Vladimir Martynov’s Utopia Symphony began as a commission in 2004 by Michael Tay, then-ambassador of Singapore to the Russian Federation.
The renowned London Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) and London Philharmonic Choir have recorded and released a symphony inspired by Singapore. Commissioned by former Singapore Ambassador to Russia, Michael Tay, and composed by renowned
Michael Tay, Founder of the Foundation for The Arts and Social Enterprise, shares his vision and the journey that paved the way for the first country-inspired symphony to be recorded and released by the London Philharmonic Orchestra on CNA’s Singapore Tonight.
Made at Abbey Road last year in the presence of the composer, this is the world premiere recording of Martynov’s Utopia Symphony, which began life in 2005 as Singapore: A Geopolitical Utopia and sets text adapted from passages of the Tao Te Ching; the orchestra have history with the Russian composer’s music, having premiered his Dante-inspired opera-oratorio Vita Nuova in 2009.
An interview with Michael Tay, Founder of the Foundation for The Arts and Social Enterprise published by The Edge Singapore. Michael speaks about the UTOPIA Symphony – The Foundation’s flagship initiative to kickstart a future where the arts and business go hand-in-hand.