Press Advisory: Invitation to the Launch for Singapore Chinese Orchestra 2012/13 Concert Season

Singapore, 27 June 2011 (Wednesday) – The Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) will launch its 2012/2013 Concert Season on 16 July 2012 (Monday), 11.00am at the Singapore Conference Hall Exhibition Hall. SCO Music Director, Mr Tsung Yeh and General Manager, Mr Terence Ho, will introduce and share the exciting programmes lined up in the 2012/13 Season as well as present an insight into SCO’s new initiatives in the new season.

SCO’s 2012/13 Season
The upcoming 2012/13 Season which will run from August 2012 to July 2013 will continue the 15th Anniversary celebrations with a series of exciting programmes. SCO will categorise its concerts into seven concert series – Gala, Traditional and Classics, Specialities, Guest Conductor Series, Family Favourites, Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra (SYCO) and Chinese Chamber Series – each with a uniquely designed programme to delight its growing audience members with different musical preferences. In SCO’s 2012/2013 Season, the audience will see internationally renowned artistes from Hongkong, Taiwan, China and United Stated to perform with the SCO.

SCO’s New Initiatives
For the first time, SCO will announce its newly appointed Composer-in-Residence and Guest Conductor Chair for the 2012/2013 season. SCO will also unveil a fresh new look for its website, launch its online store and introduce the new membership schemes during the press conference.

SYCO’s 10th Anniversary Celebrations
Singapore Youth Chinese Orchestra (SYCO) will celebrate its 10th Anniversary in SCO’s 2012/2013 Season. SYCO is under the management of the SCO since 2003 and has held its premier concert in 2004. SYCO will present three wonderful concerts in SCO’s 2012/2013 Season in conjunction with its 10th Anniversary celebrations.

SCO 2011/12 Priority Sales is NOW ON!
[50%] Priority booking exclusively for Friends of SCO from 16 July 2012– 16 Aug 2012
[20%] Priority booking from 1 – 16 Aug 2012 (Public sales)

SCO 2011/2012 Season Media Launch
The SCO 2011/12 Season Media Launch will be held on 16 July 2012 (Monday), 11.00am at the Singapore Conference Hall Exhibition Hall, Level 1 with a heart-thumping performance by the SCO ensemble. We would like to invite media to attend the media launch to share the meaningful moment with us.

10.30am – Registration
11.00am – Media Launch
12.00pm – Buffet Lunch

Press Kit with concert information and artist photos will be provided at the Press Launch. Please kindly RSVP your attendance with Ms Pang Ze Shuen or Ms Toi Liang Shing by 6 July 2012 (Friday).

Media Contacts

Pang Ze Shuen
Executive (Marketing Communications)
DID: 6557 4037 / 8404 1944

Toi Liang Shing
Executive (Marketing Communications)
DID: 6557 4020 / 9620 8280

Koh Mui Leng
Assistant Manager (Marketing Communications)
DID: 6557 4047 / 9833 0556