The Selangor Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is a professional orchestra based in Selangor. The orchestra serves as a platform for Malaysia’s accomplished professional classical musicians, showcasing the accumulated growth of the Malaysian classical music scene. Each concert the SSO gathers the most accomplished musicians in Malaysia, forming the majority of around 60 musicians to be involved in its music-making thereby helping the local music scene to flourish.
The annual season calendar of the SSO consists of full orchestra concerts, chamber music series, and education and outreach projects. The SSO aims to perform the core orchestral repertoires with all music carefully selected in order to serve and inspire audiences from all walks of life, the goal being to reach out to as many music enthusiasts as possible.
The SSO was founded in 2015 by Malaysian conductor Eugene Pook, who is currently the Music Director & Conductor. On Saturday 21st November 2015, the orchestra made its successful inaugural concert which was held at Auditorium Jubli Perak, SUK Negeri Selangor, featuring renowned violin soloist Zhang Le.