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Hong Kong Philharmonic: Beethoven and Dvořák – Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Conductor: Jaap van Zweden Reviewer: Sam Chipman The Hong Kong Philharmonic have not visited the UK in over 10 years, but return after celebrating their 40th Anniversary as a professional orchestra. An orchestra on the up they have been referred to as ‘the Berlin Philharmonic of Asia’. Quite an appraisal, as under the sharp direction of Jaap van Zweden they ...

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