Benedikt Fohr, the new chief executive of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, says he is keen to discover ‘what the orchestra wants [and] what the public in Hong Kong wants’. Photo: Akif Hakan Celebi

New HK Phil chief plans to expand orchestra’s appeal to new audiences

  • Benedikt Fohr relocates to Asia to lead one of region’s leading orchestras after decades-long music management experience in Europe
  • The German plans to work with Dutch music director Jaap van Zweden to develop new programmes that will attract different generations
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Benedikt Fohr, the new chief executive of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, says he is keen to discover ‘what the orchestra wants [and] what the public in Hong Kong wants’. Photo: Akif Hakan Celebi
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Reggie Ho

Reggie Ho

A native Hongkonger educated in the US, Reggie has more than two decades of editorial and media experience under his belt. He is the Associate Content Director of SCMP's Morning Studio (morningstudio.scmp.com).