Jaap van Zweden in rehearsal with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre ahead of its concert performances of Wagner’s Siegfried. Photo: May Tse Jaap van Zweden in rehearsal with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre ahead of its concert performances of Wagner’s Siegfried. Photo: May Tse
Jaap van Zweden in rehearsal with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre ahead of its concert performances of Wagner’s Siegfried. Photo: May Tse
Classical music

Jaap van Zweden on his musical journey, meeting his wife, and their son’s autism

The Dutch conductor, soon to be maestro of three orchestras, including the Hong Kong Philharmonic, talks about why he wears black, socialising on stage, his eye-watering salary and understanding autism

Topic |   Classical music
Jaap van Zweden in rehearsal with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre ahead of its concert performances of Wagner’s Siegfried. Photo: May Tse Jaap van Zweden in rehearsal with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre ahead of its concert performances of Wagner’s Siegfried. Photo: May Tse
Jaap van Zweden in rehearsal with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre ahead of its concert performances of Wagner’s Siegfried. Photo: May Tse
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