2015-2016
Performance Schedule

May 21, 22, 23, 24 2015
DALLAS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA

May 29, 31 2015
VIENNA SYMPHONIKER
Musikverein, Vienna

Jun 5, 6 2015
HONG KONG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Jun 12, 13 2015
HONG KONG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Hong Kong Cultural Centre

Jun 19, 20 2015
HONG KONG PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Hong Kong Cultural Centre

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Jaap van Zweden

Amsterdam-born Jaap van Zweden has risen rapidly in little more than a decade to become one of today’s most sought-after conductors. He has been Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra since 2008, and Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra since 2012. Appointed at nineteen as the youngest concertmaster ever of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, he began his conducting career in 1995 and held the positions of Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra (1996-2000), Chief Conductor of the Residentie Orchestra of The Hague (2000-2005), and Chief Conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra (2008-2011) and Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Radio Chamber Orchestras from 2005-2011(he remains Honorary Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Conductor Emeritus of the Netherlands Radio Chamber Orchestra). In November 2011 van Zweden was named as the recipient of Musical America's Conductor of the Year Award 2012 in recognition of his critically acclaimed work as Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and as a guest conductor with the most prestigious US orchestras.