The Singapore Symphony Orchestra’s newly appointed co-principal guest concertmasters: David Coucheron (left) and Kevin Lin (right).

In Monday’s (7/8) Violin Channel, a staff-written article reports, “The Singapore Symphony Orchestra recently closed its 2023/24 Season. They also announced David Coucheron and Kevin Lin as their newly appointed Co-Principal Guest Concertmasters. ‘We are thrilled to welcome David and Kevin and look forward to the exceptional artistry they will bring to our upcoming performances,’ the orchestra writes on social media. ‘You can catch David this Saturday in the first concert of our 2024/25 season …’ Norwegian violinist David Coucheron has previously served the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra as Concertmaster, a position he started in September 2010. At the time, he was the youngest concertmaster in any major U.S. orchestra…. Coucheron has worked with world-renowned conductors such as Robert Spano, Michael Tilson Thomas, Simon Rattle, Mstislav Rostropovich, and Charles Dutoit, among others. In addition to regular performances this season, he will also join the SSO on tour in Australia in February 2025…. Originally from the greater New York area, Kevin Lin currently serves as the Concertmaster of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. He previously held the position of Co-Leader in the London Philharmonic Orchestra and has appeared at the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, and Milwaukee Symphony Orchestras, the Houston Symphony, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, the Taiwan Philharmonic, and the SSO amongst others.”