Singapore Symphony Orchestra

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Singapore Symphony Orchestra

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra is a 96 members professional symphony orchestra. Its main performing venue is the Esplanade Concert Hall in Singapore although it has also toured widely in Asia, Europe and the United States. The orchestra records under the BIS label and released the first recording of the complete cycle of Alexander Tcherepnin's six piano concertos and four symphonies.

The SSO was first established in 1979 and its current Musical Director is Lan Shui. Its first Director and Resident Conductor, Choo Hoey, stepped down in 1997 and now holds the position of the SSO's Conductor Emeritus.

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