Jaap Van Zweden

Jaap van Zweden rehearses in Tsim Sha Tsui. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Hong Kong maestro to conduct Berlin Philharmonic for first time

Jaap van Zweden, music director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, will visit Berlin by invitation next week to conduct three concerts in place of Amsterdam Concertgebouw chief conductor Mariss Jansons, who has taken ill. The Dutch maestro will conduct a fourth concert in Amsterdam.