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Music In Words Online: Jaap Van Zweden In The Time Of COVID-19

Music in Words Online: Jaap van Zweden in the Time of COVID-19


This ONLINE programme is part of the ‘Music in Words in the Time of COVID-19‘ series.

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In the coming episode of ‘In the Time of COVID-19’ series, Prof. Daniel Chua has invited Maestro Jaap van Zweden, Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra to HKU for an in-depth dialogue. The Maestro shed lights on his leadership philosophy, his interpretation of Beethoven symphonies, his work with the Papageno Foundation, as well as the inspiration he had received from other great conductors, including an episode on picking up the baton for the first time under Bernstein’s encouragement. Tune in to hear the Maestro conduct this musical conversation!

A podcast version of this dialogue is available on various platforms and an accompanying playlist featuring the music discussed is available on Spotify.



Speaker: Jaap van Zweden, SBS
Moderator: Prof. Daniel Chua, Department of Music, HKU

Podcast on Spotify


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