Nov-Dec 2018

Trudeau Comes Backstage

By Leong Wenshan

On 14 November, the Singapore Symphony Children’s Choir performed for heads of state and delegates at the 33rd ASEAN Summit and related meetings (11–15 November), at the Suntec City Convention Centre. [read more]

40 Never Sounded So Good

By Peggy Kek

Yes, the Singapore Symphony Orchestra is turning 40. Just four decades ago, the late Dr Goh Keng Swee, Singapore’s former Deputy Prime Minister and SSO’s founding Patron, realised his vision of a national symphony orchestra. [read more]

Youth Orchestra Goes to Guangzhou and Hong Kong

By Leong Wenshan

The Singapore National Youth Orchestra (SNYO) will hit the road this December, to perform one night in Guangzhou’s Xinghai Concert Hall (23 December) and one night in Hong Kong’s Cultural Centre Concert Hall (26 December). Ahead of their tour, the youth orchestra will present the same programme on 6 December at the Esplanade in Singapore. [read more]

Two Moving Tributes

By Leong Wenshan & Peggy Kek

SSO concerts to mark Dr Goh Keng Swee’s 100th birthday, and bid a fond farewell to our First Violin, Jing Jing. [read more]