Music director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and the Netherlands Radio Choir in the final movement of Mahler’s Symphony No 2, “Resurrection”, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil

Mighty Mahler Resurrection symphony shows HK Phil’s growth under Jaap van Zweden’s baton

  • Exciting, surprising performance that built to a transcendent conclusion showed clearly the evolution of the Hong Kong Philharmonic under its music director
  • The 80-minute work’s climactic choral finale was marked by the warmth of mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill’s singing and the angelic soprano of Ying Fang
Topic |   Classical music

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Music director Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and the Netherlands Radio Choir in the final movement of Mahler’s Symphony No 2, “Resurrection”, at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil
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