Topic: NY Phil to Beijing,Kyoto,Nagoya Taipei March 8-18
Music Director Designate Jaap van Zweden will lead the New York Philharmonic on the ASIA 2018 tour, March 8-18, 2018. The ten-day tour - Jaap van Zweden's first international tour with the Orchestra - will feature eight concerts in five cities. The Orchestra will perform in Beijing, Kyoto, Tokyo, Nagoya, and Taipei. The soloists on the tour are Beijing-born pianist Yuja Wang and Japanese-American violinist Ryu Goto.
Jaap van Zweden will lead the New York Philharmonic in Stravinsky's The Rite of Spring, Mahler's Symphony No. 5, and J. Wagenaar's Cyrano de Bergerac Overture. Yuja Wang will join Maestro van Zweden and the Orchestra for Brahms's Piano Concerto No. 1 and Prokofiev's Piano Concerto No. 3. Ryu Goto will join Maestro van Zweden and the Orchestra for Mendelssohn's Violin Concerto in his Philharmonic debut. The Orchestra will perform at the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Beijing; Kyoto Concert Hall in Kyoto; Suntory Hall in Tokyo; Nagoya Shimin Kaikan in Nagoya; and National Theater & Concert Hall in Taipei.