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Composer: Tao, Conrad (b. 1994)

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Year of birth1994
NationalityUnited States
PeriodContemporary
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Jaap van Zweden’s artistic vision triumphs

Jaap van Zweden © Hans van der Woerd
Jaap van Zweden to Alma Mahler: the Sixth Symphony couldn't be one of autobiographical clairvoyance – a triumph in artistic vision.
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Jaap van Zweden debuts with the Hong Kong Philharmonic in exquisite Chinese works

Jaap van Zweden with the Hong Kong Philharmonic  ©  Cheung Chi-Wai / HK Phil
It’s not often that Beethoven gets second billing in a concert, but Jaap van Zweden’s inaugural programme as Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra on Saturday gave this impression. Two student compositions with strong Chinese heritage stole the limelight this evening, which was also the orchestra’s celebration of China’s National Day on 1 October.
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