When the virtuosity of the soloist meets the magnificent force of an orchestra, the concert stage truly comes alive. In November 2022, the Selangor Symphony Orchestra celebrates the concerto, featuring Matthew Marshall, a guitar soloist of stellar international repute, as well as bringing to the limelight one of Malaysia’s bright new talents, young award-winning violinist Hannah Lee, concert to be conducted by maestro Dr. Andrew Filmer.
The first-of-its-kind 3-day ‘Sensurround’ outdoor performance was held on 27-29 October at The Haven Resort draws serenity and joy to the audiences. The event was performed by the 40-piece Selangor Symphony Orchestra. It was a first-of-its-kind performance, emanating from the floating stage in the lake, with the virgin forest as backdrop and audiences seated in the garden by the lake, the amphitheatre and in the comfort of the balconies of their accommodation units. Musicians were deployed at the forest’s edge around the lake and in the units of the 3 high-rise buildings to produce a sensurround effect for the audience. Kudos to all featured artistes, musicians, and production team behind this milestone event!
The Soundtracks of Film Classics Come to Life! Come to have the chance to relive the magic of the film themes with the 60-piece Selangor Symphony Orchestra, a live orchestral led by its own music director and conductor Eugene Pook. Come and revisit your favourite film themes in the most spectacular way, a family-friendly concert that cannot be missed! Featuring guest performing group the Selangor Symphony Youth Orchestra performing side-by-side with the SSO, special guest Issac Chan, winner of the SSO Concerto Competition, award-winning singer Wendy Woo and young singers of the Estee Pook Academy. The concert’s finale will encompass a 30-piece choir by the talented Young KL Singers.
A unique orchestral concert experience as St. Joseph's Institution International School Malaysia (SJIIM) combine with members of the Selangor Symphony Youth Orchestra under conductor Eugene Pook. This concert is the culmination of a 4-day workshop to inspire SJIIM students with engaging ensemble activities which focus on ensemble playing techniques. All participants will have been coached by members of Selangor Symphony Orchestra as well as CCA coaches of the SJIIM in a series of rehearsals and sectionals.
The wait is finally over—let the music play! We are beyond thrilled to announce our first live concert of the year "The Tale of The Nutcracker" - with live orchestra, narration, and images, which will be held on 12 December 2021 (Sunday) 2:30pm & 4:30pm at The Gardens Theatre, The Gardens Mall 🎉 In its return to the stage, the Selangor Symphony Orchestra celebrates the close of the year with two festive selections: Tchaikovsky’s immortal tale of a heroic Nutcracker, and a more modern take of The Nightmare Before Christmas. This programme celebrates the SSO’s commitment to celebrating music both old and new. Under the baton of sterling maestro Kevin Field, with narrators Dr Andrew Filmer and Vale V Wong, we weave tales of Christmas, while welcoming warmer times ahead with the beauty of teamwork and diversity that the magical music of an orchestra celebrates.🎶
Does your home audio recording sound as good as when you play live? We are organising another FREE Webinar session with LIMITED SEATS in conjunction with our ongoing 1st National Concerto Competition 🤩 Introducing speaker Carsten Kümmel, one of Germany´s most exceptional and ingenious Live Audio Engineers, who has worked with world-class artistes and projects such as Elton John, Disney in Concert, The World of Hans Zimmer, X-Factor, Lang Lang, Placido Domingo, Anne-Sophie Mutter, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Beijing Symphony, Kirill Petrenko, etc. In this webinar, Mr. Kümmel will share his tips and tricks, by using the most cost effective ways, turning your music competition audio recording quality sound like a pro!
SSO wants you to enjoy your audition! We are organising a FREE Webinar session in conjunction with our ongoing 1st National Concerto Competition 🤩 In this webinar, Andrew Filmer and Kevin Field will walk you through the topic of Music Competition Preparation Success. With much delight, we are also featuring Chloe Chua as our guest speaker to share her competition experiences. The conversation will include strategies for preparation and how to tackle challenges of online submissions.
Join us LIVE in this insightful conversation with Gerard Salonga (conductor), Vladimir Stoyanov (contrabassoon) and Lee Seulki (cello) on topics such as What does a Conductor do and how to become a Conductor? What’s it like being a full-time orchestra musician? etc. This event is presented by the MPO and in collaboration with the Selangor Symphony Youth Orchestra.
Inspired by the concerts held in Vienna all year round, we invite you to attend an exclusive concert celebrating classical music, performed by the 20-piece string section of the Selangor Symphony Orchestra with guest conductor, Andrew Filmer and music director, Eugene Pook. The orchestra will enchant you with a selection of waltzes and polkas, highlighting the stunning music from The Waltz King, Johann Strauss Jr. We are also delighted to feature renowned oboist, Joost Flach, who will perform the beautiful and gentle Oboe Concerto in D minor, Op.9 No.2 by Tomaso Albinoni.
The great master Beethoven was one of the most prolific and inspiring forces in the history of music. Come and witness two of his masterpieces: the Egmont Overture and selected movements of the Fifth Symphony in C minor, the latter being one of the most well-known pieces in all of classical music.
Experience the spirit of adventure and endless possibilities through sound at our Voices of Spring concert. Featuring great orchestral works by Piazzolla, Copland, Debussy, Puccini and more; this family-fun concert is a great way to spend Mother's Day weekend!
Come and support "A Symphony of Reflections", a charity concert organised by Entrepreneur Insight and Property Insight in aid of children of Orang Asli. Concert programme will include the most beloved and popular instrumental and vocal masterpieces performed by players of the Selangor Symphony Orchestra.
Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of William Shakespeare... The Selangor Symphony Orchestra presents you "Shakespeare in Paris" concert, Maestro Eugene Pook will brings alive two thrilling compositions that were influenced by the well-known bard, William Shakespeare.
“Wish Upon A Star” is in honour of the 71st birthday of HRH Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah, Sultan Of Selangor. Concert is also in aid of Make-A-Wish Malaysia as 50% proceeds from ticket sales will go to Make-A-Wish Malaysia. Programme includes popular classical arias, polkas and symphonic excerpts as well as memorable Broadway melodies and songs performed by the 65-piece Selangor Symphony Orchestra with well-known Malaysian soprano Cecilia Yap and International Musical Theatre Artiste, Carla Guevara Laforteza. Programme will also include excerpts from My Fair Lady, Les Misérables, Phantom of The Opera, Wizard of Oz, La Boheme, Rusalka, Romeo and Juliette, Strauss’s Blue Danube Waltz, Tritsch Tratsch Polka, Polka Pizzicato, Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake, and many more. Please come support a true year-end cause.
A special event will be held at Dewan Jubli Perak, Bangunan SUK Shah Alam, Selangor, Malaysia. This event is an inaugural concert organized by the newly established orchestra called the Selangor Symphony Orchestra (SSO) under the baton of Maestro Eugene Pook. The world renowned violin soloist Zhang Le (张乐) will be presenting Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto on that night. SSO will also play Verdi’s Triumphal March from “AIDA” and Tchaikovsky Symphony No.5.