Conductor Yip Wing-sie on battling breast cancer and passing the baton at the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

//Conductor Yip Wing-sie on battling breast cancer and passing the baton at the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Conductor Yip Wing-sie on battling breast cancer and passing the baton at the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

Looking back, the press release issued by the Hong Kong Sinfonietta in November 2018 has an almost vintage innocence. Under the headline “It’s time to pass the baton” was an announcement that the 2019/2020 season would be a swansong for its music director, Yip Wing-sie. In April 2020, she would take the orchestra she would have led for 18 years on a tour of Germany, returning as Conductor Emeritus, and if a music director had not yet been appointed, German principal guest conductor Christoph…

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