Music Director New York Philharmonic

Inaugural season 2018-19



Over the last decade, conductor Jaap van Zweden has become an international presence on three continents.  This season marks a major milestone as he completes his ten-year tenure as Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and simultaneously is Music Director Designate in New York, anticipating his inaugural season (2018-19) as the 26th Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. He continues as Music Director of the Hong Kong Philharmonic, a post he has held since 2012.


Jaap van Zweden guest conducts with the world’s most prestigious ensembles, among them the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland Orchestra, Munich Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, Rotterdam Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw, and the Berlin and Vienna Philharmonics.

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June 8, 9 - 2018


Bernstein: Serenade, James Ehnes – Violin

Saint-Saens: Symphony No. 3, Op. 78 for organ

Leo van Doeselaar – Organ

Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall, Hong Kong

May 24, 25, 26 - 2018


Leshnoff: Violin Concerto No. 2 (World premiere)

Alexander Kerr – Violin

Beethoven: Symphony No. 9 in D minor, ‘Choral’, Op. 125

Lise Lindstrom – Soprano,

Michelle Deyoung – Mezzo-Soprano

Stuart Skelton – Tenor, Matthias Goerne – Baritone

Dallas Symphony Chorus

Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dallas, USA



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