Hong Kong-born Elim Chan ahead of her 2016 performance with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. She is principal conductor of a Swedish opera company orchestra. Photo: Hong Kong Philharmonic

Six women who are rising stars in world of orchestral conducting, and who remind us wielding a baton is not just for men

Hong Kong’s Yip Wing-sie was once a rarity as a woman conductor and music director of an orchestra. Not any more. A clutch of talented women conductors, including the city’s Elim Chan, have assumed roles with leading ensembles

Topic |   Classical music

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Hong Kong-born Elim Chan ahead of her 2016 performance with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra. She is principal conductor of a Swedish opera company orchestra. Photo: Hong Kong Philharmonic
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