On Seoul Concert

“The best orchestral concert this year

Jae-Sung Park, Classical Music Critic in Seoul

On Osaka Concert

“certainly the top-level concert of the world"

Hiroyoshi Kita, General Manager of Osaka Symphony Hall

On Melbourne Concert

“(Quintessence) was music for the world, played by a world orchestra.”

Suzanne Yank, Classical Melbourne, May 2017

“(Melbourne)…a performance level on par with leading international standards”

Eamonn Kelly, The Australian

“the orchestra impressed with their energy, pizzazz and great sound.”

Steve Moffatt, The Daily Telegraph (Australia)

On Singapore Concert

“Mahler’s jubilant first symphony Titan provided the orchestra the room to fully show off its full potential and van Zweden duly obliged with a vibrant reading of the work.”

Mervin Beng, The Straits Time, May 2017

“The Hong Kong Philharmonic is a class act, and a repeat visit with Jaap van Zweden is imperative.”

Dr Chang Tou Liang, Classical Music Reviewer in Singapore