UK conductor, 27, makes Toronto Symphony debut

UK conductor, 27, makes Toronto Symphony debut


norman lebrecht

April 08, 2019

The highly-rated Kerem Hasan is flying out to Toronto to replace Louis Langrée at ths week’s concerts.

He will conduct Debussy’s Prélude à l’après-midi d’un faune; Szymanowski’s 1st Violin Concerto with Christian Tetzlaff; and Beethoven’s Eroica symphony.

A protégé of Bernard Haitink, Kerem has already conducted the Concertgebouw, the St Petersburg Symphony and the LSO.


  • happybirthdaybernard says:

    As usual, it’s all about the hair…..

  • Leslie Dawn Knowles says:

    He is here now conducting us this week, really enjoyable and I would say definitely one to watch. And proving once again that great hair and great conductors do often seem to come together 🙂