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14 Sep 2018

Singapore Chinese Orchestra: The Story of Singapore


SCO Concert Hall
14 & 15 Sep 2018 (F & Sa)
8:00 PM
Conductor: Tsung Yeh
Vocal: Allen Moo, Chriz Tong
Chorus: SPH Chinese Choir and SOKA Chorus
Chorus Conductor: Woo Mun Ngan, Fenny Low

In collaboration with Lianhe Zaobao

  • Wang ChenweiSisters’ Islands
  • Eric WatsonAs the River Flows (World Premiere) for photo-choreography and orchestra
  • Tan Kah Beng (arr. Phang Kok Jun)The Swallow, Living by Night, Moonlight In The City (World Premiere) for voice and orchestra
  • Law Wai LunMedia & Times (World Premiere) for photo-choreography and orchestra
  • Tan Kah Beng, Cao Junhong and Eric Moo (lyr. Tan Kah Peng, arr. Phang Kok Jun)Loving You Was My Biggest Mistake, Gone Too Far, Foolish Heart (World Premiere) for voice and orchestra
  • Law Wai Lun (lyr. Pan Cheng Lu)Ode to Singapore for chorus and orchestra
    1. Overture
    2. The Struggle
    3. Song of Singapore
    4. The Pledge

Embark on a musical journey and explore Singapore’s history with SCO! Over the past 50 years, Singapore has become a highly developed city-state that is well-regarded in the world. SCO, in collaboration with the Singapore Press Holdings to celebrate Lianhe Zaobao’s 95th anniversary, will present Singapore’s story through Chinese music, pictorial archivals and multimedia.

Photo taken from Singapore Chinese Orchestra during their Mar 2018 concert “Dauntless Spirit”.