Published on 30 September 2019
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The Singapore Symphony Orchestra's (SSO's) President's Young Performers Concerts have been an annual showcase of local talent in concerto performances since the 1990s.
The series has spanned the tenures of four presidents since Mr Ong Teng Cheong, featuring the likes of pianists Shane Thio, Lim Yan and Abigail Sin, violinists Lee Huei Min and Chan Yoong Han, and even a saxophonist, Samuel Phua. Kevin Loh is the first guitarist to appear on this platform, although he has previously performed with the orchestra.
His concerto was no big surprise: Joaquin Rodrigo's Concierto De Aranjuez, surely the most performed and recorded guitar concerto of all time.
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