Jaap’s orchestra cashes in $6 millionmain
The Swire Group, principal patron of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra for the past 15 years, has opened another term of sponsorship in the troubled city with a US $6 million gift.
The press release states: Maestro van Zweden, the HK Phil and Swire share the same passion for giving fine music to all and promoting an integrated society through music.
Swire is a colonial and post-colonial British trading company. Jaap Van Zweden has been the world’s highest paid conductor.