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Special notice


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.

Michelle DeYoung

Michelle DeYoung

Michelle DeYoung appears regularly with the New York Philharmonic, Boston Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, San Francisco Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, The Met Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Vienna Philharmonic and the Concertgebouw Orchestra. She has also performed at the Ravinia, Tanglewood, Edinburgh, Lucerne and Saito Kinen festivals.


Equally at home on the opera stage, her many roles include the title roles in Samson et Dalila and The Rapeof Lucretia, Fricka, Sieglinde and Waltraute in the Ring Cycle, Kundry in Parsifal, Venus in Tannhäuser, Brangane in Tristan und Isolde, Eboli in Don Carlos, Amneris in Aïda, Santuzza in Cavallaria Rusticana, Marguerite in La Damnation de Faust, Dido in Les Troyens, Judith in Bluebeard’s Castle and Jocaste in Oedipus Rex. She also created the role of the Shaman in Tan Dun’s The First Emperor at the Metropolitan Opera.


Michelle DeYoung’s discography includes Mahler’s Symphony no. 3, Kindertotenlieder and Das Klagende Lied with Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony, Les Troyens with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra, and Mahler Symphony no. 3 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Bernard Haitink and with the Pittsburgh Symphony and Manfred Honeck. Her first solo disc was released on the EMI label.


This season she makes her debut at the English National Opera, and also appears in concert with the Sydney Symphony, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic and the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.