HANS GRAF / CHIEF CONDUCTOR
From July 2020, Hans Graf assumes the title of Chief Conductor of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. His collaboration with the SSO has been described as “solidly musical” (Bachtrack) and an “inspired partnership” (The Straits Times).
LAN SHUI, BBM / CONDUCTOR LAUREATE
Lan Shui is renowned for his abilities as an orchestral builder and for his passion in commissioning, premiering and recording new works by leading Asian composers. He is the recipient of several international awards, as well as Singapore’s Cultural Medallion – our highest accolade in the arts. In 2019, he was awarded the Bintang Bakti Masyarakat (Public Service Star, or BBM) by the Singapore government.
ANDREW LITTON / PRINCIPAL GUEST CONDUCTOR
SSO’s Principal Guest Conductor from the 2017/18 season, American conductor Andrew Litton began his conducting career with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and has since conducted all over the world in numerous engagements.
CHOO HOEY, BBM / CONDUCTOR EMERITUS
Maestro Choo Hoey became our founding Music Director in 1979. His pioneering work building the orchestra from its modest beginnings has earned him the Cultural Medallion (1979) and the Public Service Star (1982).
EUDENICE PALARUAN / CHORAL DIRECTOR
Choral Director of the Singapore Symphony Chorus, Eudenice Palaruan wears many hats as chorister, composer, arranger and music pedagogue.