Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria. An Asian tour is lined up for next season, and the music director says: “It’s time for us to … show the world how fantastic this orchestra is”. Photo: Dieter Nagl/Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra

Beethoven celebration is focus of HK Phil’s new season; Lang Lang, Renée Fleming to perform

  • Chinese pianist and Hong Kong’s Rachel Cheung among the soloists who will play Beethoven concertos, part of programming to mark anniversary of his birth in 1770
  • A Shostakovich symphony, a Rachmaninov concerto, works by Hong Kong composers and the return of Elim Chan to conduct are also among the highlights
Topic |   Classical music

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Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Musikverein in Vienna, Austria. An Asian tour is lined up for next season, and the music director says: “It’s time for us to … show the world how fantastic this orchestra is”. Photo: Dieter Nagl/Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
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