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Performing Arts
Subject:
Personalities>>Biographies>>Authors>>Cultural Medallion Recipients
Arts>>Performing Arts>>Music
Language:
English
Audience:
Adults|Young People
Type:
Video Recording
File Details:
25140 KB, 1 videorecording (20 min., 2 sec.) : sd., col. ; 320 x 240 video/x-msvideo
Abstract:
Maestro Choo Hoey, Cultural Medallion Recipient in Music (1979), shares his childhood life in Palembang, Sumatra, Indonesia and in Singapore; how he developed his interest in music and his studies in music; his first concert as a conductor in Belgium; his experiences in conducting concerts around the world such as in France, Scandinavia and Latin America; the challenges of forming the Singapore Symphony Orchestra (SSO); his performance at the SSO concert on 6 Nov 2009 at the Esplanade Concert Hall as well as his life after retiring from SSO.
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