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JAAP’s 60th Birthday Gala


JAAP’s 60th Birthday Gala

Concert Cancellation

Concert Cancellation

23 DEC 2020 (Wed) 7:00pm
Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall

For aged 6 and above

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Concert Cancellation

In view of the latest situation of COVID-19, and uncertainties relating to such matters as global travel and in-bound quarantine measures, along with discussions with our artists and related partners, the advertised performance of "JAAP’s 60th Birthday Gala" at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall on 23 December 2020, 7pm, has been cancelled.


For 2020/21 Subscribers who have subscribed to the performance of "JAAP’s 60th Birthday Gala", the relevant refund will be processed automatically based on your submission method. For details, please CLICK HERE.


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Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (2 November 2020)



WAGNERDie Meistersinger Overture
CHAN Kai-youngHK Phil New Commission
(HK Premiere)
BEETHOVENSymphony no. 5
BEETHOVENChrist on the Mount of Olives: Hallelujah
and more


HK Phil Music Director Jaap van Zweden invites you to celebrate his 60th birthday at a one-night-only concert featuring violin superstar Joshua Bell, the HK Phil Chorus, and the premiere of a commission from Hong Kong composer Chan Kai-young. Jaap will also conduct Beethoven’s most famous and popular work, the Fifth Symphony, in a special side by-side performance with musicians from the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts.





  • No eating or drinking
  • No photography, recording or filming
  • Please turn off your mobile phone and other electronic devices
  • Please keep noise to a minimum during the performance
  • Please reserve your applause until the end of the entire work