Breaking: Hong Kong goes Dutch again in choosing music directormain
The Hong Kong Philharmonic has announced its choice of music director to succeed Edo de Waart.
It’s Jaap van Zweeden, the Dallas chief, who gave a pair of trial concerts in November. You can watch the press conference here.
UPDATE: At the press conference, he announced a competition for young indigenous composers to write wiorks for the HK Phil & said he would commit personally to promoting new Chinese music.