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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