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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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Todor Popstoyanov

Todor Popstoyanov

A graduate of the prestigious Curtis Institute of Music, Todor Popstoyanov’s professional career began at the age of 21 when he joined the Spanish Royal Opera House at the invitation of Maestro Lorin Maazel. He has collaborated with orchestras from the USA, Europe and Asia, including The Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra, Berlin Komische Opera, Barcelona Symphony, New World Symphony and Malaysian Philharmonic, and with conductors including Zubin Mehta, Christoph Eschenbach, Valery Gergiev, Lorin Maazel and Jaap van Zweden. He is also an avid chamber musician and solo performer having won several prizes including the Yamaha Performing Artists Competition, International Horn Society Competition, Barry Tuckwell Scholarship and Bramhall Concerto Competition.

 

A native of Bulgaria, Todor began playing the piano at the age of five and the horn at the age of nine. His most influential teachers have been his mother, Kurt Snyder and Jerome Ashby of the New York Philharmonic. He joined the HK Phil in 2016.

 

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