Jul-Aug 2018

SSO in Your Community

By Cheryl Pek & Leon Chia

Since its founding in 1979, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO) has been Singapore’s flagship orchestra, often associated with our performances in concert halls. Our aim to touch lives through classical music, also means we make every effort, every season to take music beyond the hall. [read more]

Marking Singapore's 53rd National Day

By Leong Wenshan & Leon Chia

Watch for a special celebration that goes beyond the concert hall. We also put a special spotlight on the women musicians of our SSO National Day Concert. [read more]

A Silver Jubilee

By Leon Chia

Close to 6,000 patrons from over 30 countries attended the Silver Jubilee of the Singapore International Piano Festival this June. Lionel Choi’s swan song as festival director saw an exuberant mix of frenzied fans and inspiring masterclasses, including what one reviewer called “an encounter with greatness” — a concert by the legendary Martha Argerich. [read more]

Introducing the Young Symphony Explorers

By Leong Wenshan

If you are reading this newsletter, chances are you’re a diehard music lover who have had at least one unforgettable concert experience. So you understand that going to a concert for the first time can be an extraordinary experience for a young person. [read more]