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Special notice

2020-05-15

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19 and uncertainties in global business travels, along with discussions with our tour presenters, performing venues and related partners, the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra’s (HK Phil) tour to Japan and Korea, originally have been rescheduled to a later time of the year, now has been cancelled.

The HK Phil, Music Director Jaap van Zweden, our Board of Governors as well as the administration put the health and well-being of our audience, players and staff at the forefront of our priorities. We sincerely hope that the orchestra’s home city, as well as other parts of the world, will recover soon and overcome the current challenging situation. The orchestra and its Music Director Jaap van Zweden look forward to performing for audiences in Japan and Korea in the near future.

The HK Phil would like to thank our tour presenters in Japan and Korea, our performing venue partners, as well as sponsors, for their support.
 
Ticket holders for the affected concerts, please visit websites of relevant performing venues for ticketing assistance.
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Eri Nakamura

Eri Nakamura

Japanese soprano Eri Nakamura first shot to prominence as a Jette Parker Young Artist when she stepped in to replace Anna Netrebko as Giulietta in I Capuleti e iMontecchi at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Since then she has made notable debuts in Europe, Asia, North and South America, capturing worldwide acclaim for her assured singing and artistic intensity.

 

Recent operatic highlights include Mimi (La bohème) at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile, Clorinda (La Cenerentola) at the Wiener Staatsoper, Susanna (Lenozze di Figaro) at the New National Theatre Tokyo and Hyogo performing Arts Centre, and Liu (Turandot) at the Royal Opera House; a role which she has also performed to great critical acclaim at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bavarian State Opera, Opera de Oviedo and Theatre du Capitole Toulouse. Other recent highlights include Juliette (Roméo et Juliette) at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile, Gilda (Rigoletto) at the Royal Opera House and Salzburger Landestheater, and Pamina (TheMagic Flute) for Washington National Opera. Between 2013-2017, Nakamura was a member of the ensemble at the Bavarian State Opera.

 

On the concert platform, recent highlights include Beethoven Symphony no. 9 with the New Japan, Osaka and Tokyo Philharmonic orchestras, Mahler Symphony no. 4 and Rossini Stabat Mater under Yannick Nezet-Seguin with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, St Cecilia Mass with Alain Altinoglou and Orchestre national de France, Dvořak Stabat Mater with the Czech Philharmonic, and Ravel Shéhérazade with the Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.

 

 

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