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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.

Nathaniel Hackmann

Nathaniel Hackmann

Nathaniel Hackmann has emerged as a singer and actor of international renown. He has been seen on stage in some of the most demanding roles and alongside many of the world’s greatest orchestras and most prestigious companies. He has portrayed Jean Valjean and Javert on Broadway in Les Misérables, as well as the titular roles in Jekyll and Hyde and The Hunchback of Norte Dame. At the BBC Proms he appeared as Curly with the John Wilson Orchestra in the acclaimed production of Oklahoma and will next be seen as Gaby in On The Town. He will be reprising the role of Anthony in Sweeney Todd with the Michigan Opera Theatre next season after performing to rave reviews with Opera Theater Saint Louis. As a member of the prestigious Merola Opera Program at the San Francisco Opera, he appeared as Raul in the world premiere of Thomas Pasatieri's The Hotel Casablanca. He has also appeared with the San Francisco Lyric Opera, DuPage Opera Theater, Sun Valley Opera and at the Pine Mountain Music Festival.

A versatile performer, Hackmann also performed as Gaston in the National Tour of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, and Billy Bigelow in Carousel. On the concert stage, he has appeared with San Francisco Opera Orchestra, Virginia Opera, Midland Symphony Orchestra, Central Michigan Orchestra, Northern Arizona Symphony and Northwest Indiana Symphony.