Kahchun Wong

Kahchun Wong

Chief Conductor Designate of the Nuremberg Symphony Winner of the 5th Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition
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Wong inspires all. He is a musical magician, a rare breed of the conductor that understands everything the orchestra needs. —Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich

Wong impressed not only with his technical and musical mastery but his congenial and relaxed attitude, knowing exactly where to rehearse intensively in all the right places. —Jonathan Nott, President of the Jury (BR-Klassik)

Both musicians and audience alike were equally captivated by the winner (Wong), and celebrated him with a distinctive demonstration of support, perhaps not unlike that of the then-winner Gustavo Dudamel? —KlassikInfo.de

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Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong will become the Chief Conductor of the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra in the 2018/2019 season. An innovative and passionate force both on and off the podium, he was unanimously elected to the position after his acclaimed debut in October 2016. Having first attracted international attention as the winner of the 5th Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition in May 2016, Gustavo Dudamel invited him to be a Dudamel Conducting Fellow at the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra for the 2016/2017 Season. In June 2016, he stood in for the indisposed Spanish conductor Jesús López . . .

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