Hoey Choo, conductor
Choo Hoey is a native of Singapore and was invited to establish the Singapore Orchestra after a career in Europe, where he had most recently served as Resident Conductor of the Athens State Orchestra, the Greek National Opera Orchestra and the Hellenic Radio and Television Orchestra.
Choo Hoey's dÃ©but was in 1958, with the Belgian National Orchestra. He has appeared with many famous European orchestras, including the London Symphony Orchestra, the
London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Orchestre de la SociÃ©tÃ© du Conservatoire and the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
Since 1979 Choo Hoey has been Resident Conductor and Music Director of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, and has continued to appear in Europe as a guest conductor, as well
as accepting invitations to conduct other orchestras in Asia, including the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the China Philharmonic in Beijing.