Esplanade Presents | Free Performances: Foreword February


ForeWord x SWF POP #23: The Lyrical Muse

A Collaboration with Singapore Writers Festival
Boey Kim Cheng x Kelvin Tan & Tania De Rozario x Linying (Singapore)
1 & 2 Feb 2018Thu & Fri
7pm & 7.45pm
7pm & 7.45pm
Esplanade Concourse
1 Feb, Thu: Boey Kim Cheng x Kelvin Tan
2 Feb, Fri: Tania De Rozario x Linying

Music and literature share a symbiotic relationship. How does music inspire one’s writing, and how do lyrics and one’s reading diet relate to a musician’s craft? In this special SWF POP programme presented by the Singapore Writers Festival, two unlikely writer-musician pairings exchange views and meditate on the ways that literature and music have influenced their works.

Kickstart your February with conversations between writers and musicians as they delve into the intricate interplay between words and music.

About Singapore Writers Festival
The Singapore Writers Festival is one of Asia’s major literary festivals, featuring more than 300 writers from over 20 countries annually, such as Junot Diaz, Carol Ann Duffy and Neil Gaiman. Programmes range from lectures and exhibitions, to performances and collaborative sessions between writers and other creative talents. The 21st edition of the festival will take place from 2–11 Nov 2018. To find out more, visit

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