Hong Kong Philharmonic’s uplifting Beethoven 7th Symphony under Jaap van Zweden’s baton gets 2021/22 season under way

//Hong Kong Philharmonic’s uplifting Beethoven 7th Symphony under Jaap van Zweden’s baton gets 2021/22 season under way

Hong Kong Philharmonic’s uplifting Beethoven 7th Symphony under Jaap van Zweden’s baton gets 2021/22 season under way

Live concerts last year to celebrate the 250th anniversary of Ludwig van Beethoven’s birth were disrupted by the coronavirus pandemic. And so the Hong Kong Philharmonic continues to acknowledge the German composer’s legacy, albeit belatedly – opening its 2012/22 season with a Beethoven programme that also saw music director Jaap van Zweden’s long-awaited return to the rostrum.The concert began with Old Bei (an affectionate name for Beethoven in China), a new commission by composer Raymond Yiu…

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