The Selangor Symphony Orchestra (SSO) is a professional orchestra in the state of Selangor, Malaysia. 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 SSO gathers the most accomplished musicians in Malaysia, forming the majority of around 50 musicians to partake in its music making, that helps the musicians and 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. SSO aims to perform the core orchestral repertoires, all music is carefully selected by its music director & conductor in order to serve and inspire audiences from all walks of life. SSO will also price its tickets at a most affordable level; the goal is to reach out to as many audiences as possible.
The SSO was founded in 2015 by Malaysian conductor Eugene Pook, who is currently the Music Director & Conductor of the orchestra. On 21 November 2015 (Saturday), the orchestra made its successful inaugural concert featuring renowned violin soloist Zhang Le, concert was held at Auditorium, Jubli Perak, SUK Negeri Selangor.