Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on December 14, a concert featuring two movements from Mahler’s incomplete 10th symphony and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on December 14, a concert featuring two movements from Mahler’s incomplete 10th symphony and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil
Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on December 14, a concert featuring two movements from Mahler’s incomplete 10th symphony and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil

Classical music

Hong Kong Philharmonic deliver monumental Mahler and Shostakovich 10th symphonies under van Zweden’s baton

  • A well-constructed account of the opening movement of Mahler’s unfinished symphony was followed by a fast-paced reading of the Shostakovich work
  • Contributions from the principal flute and French horn stood out

Topic |   Classical music
Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on December 14, a concert featuring two movements from Mahler’s incomplete 10th symphony and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on December 14, a concert featuring two movements from Mahler’s incomplete 10th symphony and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil
Jaap van Zweden conducts the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on December 14, a concert featuring two movements from Mahler’s incomplete 10th symphony and Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 10. Photo: Ka Lam/HK Phil
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