Tsung Yeh joined the Singapore Chinese Orchestra as Music Director in January 2002, and under his vision the orchestra's repertoire has undergone rapid expansion. He is credited with initiating and designing successful productions such as Marco Polo and Princess Blue - A Symphonic Epic; Instant is a Millennium - A Musical Conversation with Tan Swie Hian; The Grandeur of Tang; Thunderstorm and Admiral of the Seven Seas, and also for conceiving the original idea of fusing kunqu opera music and Elizabethan music in Awaking. These innovative concerts have brought Chinese orchestral music to a completely new level. As an orchestral builder, his development of the orchestra's performance quality has produced audible results. Under his baton the SCO successfully toured Europe in March and April 2005, appearing at the Barbican Centre in London, The Sage, Gateshead and the Budapest Spring Festival. In October 2007 the SCO performed at the Beijing Music Festival, China Shanghai International Arts Festival, and Macau International Music Festival, as well as at major concert halls in Guangdong, Zhongshan and Shenzhen.