Hong Kong Philharmonic fires programme head Lam Fung, despite pledge to work closer with local talents

//Hong Kong Philharmonic fires programme head Lam Fung, despite pledge to work closer with local talents

Hong Kong Philharmonic fires programme head Lam Fung, despite pledge to work closer with local talents

The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra has fired its programme head – a top home-grown composer from the city – just weeks after it pledged to collaborate more with local music talent.Lam Fung, who became the orchestra’s director of artistic planning in 2017, was abruptly dismissed on May 22 despite having an unblemished record with the company.His dismissal directly contradicts what HK Phil music director Jaap van Zweden said at the troupe’s new season launch in May about it being “very…

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