The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra opened its 45th season with conductor and music director Jaap van Zweden on Friday. Photo: Eric Kong/Hong Kong Philharmonic

Passion and precision in HK Phil’s Russian-flavoured season opener of Stravinsky and Rachmaninov

A soloist with technique to burn, Leila Josefowicz negotiated the tricky passages of Stravinsky’s neoclassical Violin Concerto in D with ease; orchestra produced rich sound and gorgeous individual playing in Rachmaninov’s Symphony No. 2

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The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra opened its 45th season with conductor and music director Jaap van Zweden on Friday. Photo: Eric Kong/Hong Kong Philharmonic
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