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When: 25 Aug 2009, 7.30pm

Location / Venue: Esplanade Concert Hall, Singapore

Wearing the hats of composer, educator, and conductor, Leong Yoon Pin is mainly known for his role as composer. His compositional output include two symphonies, the tone poems Blessing the Seas, Temasekian, and Episodes in Journey to the West, the opera Bunga Mawar, the concert overture Dayong Sampan, a piano concerto, choral and other many instrumental works. But perhaps Leong is best known for his choral works, many of which were locally commissioned and performed by both amateur and professional choirs. These include the popular Street Calls, Dragon Dance, Nostalgia, Here Comes the Bride, and Love Quatrains.

Participating Choirs

Amadeus Choral Society, CHIJ St Nicholas Girls’ School, Common Voices, Dunman High School, Hwa Chong Institution (College), NAFA Alumni, National Junior College, River Valley High School, SYC Ensemble Singers, Tanjong Katong Girls’ School, The Vocal Consort, Victoria Chorale