Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden promises that the HK Phil, where he is music director, will rope in local performers for future collaboration. Photo: Franke Tsang
Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden promises that the HK Phil, where he is music director, will rope in local performers for future collaboration. Photo: Franke Tsang

Petition accuses Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra of 'excluding local talent'

Top arts professionals lead criticism of flagship orchestra, where the music director says bringing in the best of the best is also crucial

Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden promises that the HK Phil, where he is music director, will rope in local performers for future collaboration. Photo: Franke Tsang
Dutch conductor Jaap van Zweden promises that the HK Phil, where he is music director, will rope in local performers for future collaboration. Photo: Franke Tsang
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