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Personalities>>Biographies>>Authors>>Cultural Medallion Recipients
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English
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Adults|Young People
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Article
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Abstract:
Choo Hoey (b. 20 October 1934, Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia–) is the founder and conductor emeritus of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO). He was the SSO’s resident conductor and music director from 1979 to 1996. A master in his field, Choo has gained a reputation for his expert handling of the orchestra and his genuine feeling for contemporary music. Over his long and fruitful conducting career, he has built a large opera repertoire of almost 70 scores.