Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and soloist Andrew Simon, the orchestra’s principal clarinettist, in the Clarinet Concerto by Aaron Copland. Photo Ka Lam/Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

HKPhil’s hat tip to US-bound music director Jaap van Zweden showed just what he’ll bring to New York Philharmonic

All-American programme had a rendering of Dvorak’s ‘New World’ symphony that made you sit up and listen, a studied performance of Leonard Bernstein’s Candide overture and Bernstein teacher Copland’s clarinet concerto

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Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and soloist Andrew Simon, the orchestra’s principal clarinettist, in the Clarinet Concerto by Aaron Copland. Photo Ka Lam/Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
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