SCO collaborates with TCR Music Station once again to present An Evening of Xinyao II!

Singapore, 16 November 2018 (Friday) – Singapore Chinese Orchestra (SCO) and TCR Music Station’s debut of An Evening of Xinyao concert in 2017 was a roaring success! This year, SCO presents An Evening of Xinyao II co-organised with TCR Music Station once again to the xinyao lovers. An Evening of Xinyao IIwill be on 1 December 2018 (Saturday), 8pm, at The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre.


Xinyao is a music genre that is uniquely Singapore. Xinyao, which started in the 1980s, are local folk songs composed by young musicians then. Audience may sing along their favourite xinyao songs with SCO, which will bound to bring back recollection of growing up  memories.


An Evening of Xinyao II will be presented in four segments – School Days,DreamsLove, and Our Life.


Famous xinyao singers – Maggie Teng, Pan Ying, Hong Shao Xuan, Cai Zhen Xiong, Leon Lim, Ric Liu, and Melody – will belt out well-known xinyao songs composed by xinyao pioneer composers Liang Wern Fook, Ken Lim, Chen Jiaming, Billy Koh, and more. Please refer to Annex A for the concert programme.


The Vocal Associates Festival Choruses, under the choral directorship of Khor Ai Ming, will be the chorus for the concert. 96.3HAO FM DJ, Tan Liyi, will be narrator for this concert.




Music Director / Conductor: Tsung Yeh


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Maggie Teng          Pan Ying                 Hong Shao Xuan

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Cai Zhen Xiong            Leon Lim               Ric Liu                   Melody

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Narrator: Tan Liyi            Piano: So Heng

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Chorus Mistress: Khor Ai Ming  Vocal Associates Festival Choruses


Concert Details:

An Evening of Xinyao II

Date: 1 December 2018 (Saturday)

Time: 8pm

Venue: The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre

Ticket Prices (excluding SISTIC fees): $168, $128, $88, $68, $48/$30*




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Valesha Soon Weixuan

Senior Executive (Marketing Communications)


Tel: 6557 4037 / 9187 3418


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Assistant Director (Marketing Communications)


Tel: 6557 4047 / 9833 0556