Writing the right notes: Young Singapore composers on the rise

Young composers (clockwise from top left) Syafiqah ‘Adha Sallehin, Avik Chari, Chua Jon Lin and Tan Yuting. ST PHOTOS: NG SOR LUAN, GIN TAY, LIM YAOHUI, YONG LI XUAN
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SINGAPORE - While concert musicians get the lion's share of the limelight, composers - who spend hours alone in front of their manuscripts and computers - can often seem like shadowy figures.

But a noteworthy crop of young Singapore composers is coming into its own.

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