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JAAP’s 60th Birthday Gala


JAAP’s 60th Birthday Gala

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

For aged 6 and above

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$880 $680 $480 $380

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Ticketing enquiries (URBTIX): 3761 6661
Programme enquiries: 2721 2332


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