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Jaap van Zweden

Jaap van ZwedenBert Hulselmans

Born in Amsterdam in 1960, Jaap van Zweden began his musical career as a violinist, becoming at nineteen the youngest ever concertmaster of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra. Since beginning his conducting career in 1995, he has been Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Symphony Orchestra (1996-2000), Chief Conductor of the Residentie Orchestra (2000-2005), Chief Conductor and Artistic Director of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic and Chamber Orchestras (2005-2011) and Chief Conductor of the Royal Flemish Philharmonic Orchestra (2008-2012)

He is presently the Music Director of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra and the Hong Kong Philharmonic.Starting with the 2018-2019 season, he will be the Music Director of the New York Philharmonic. He has worked with the Chicago Symphony, Philadelphia and Cleveland Orchestras, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony, WDR Symphony Cologne and Oslo Philharmonic.

His opera repertoire includes La Traviata and Fidelio (National Reisopera), Madama Butterfly (Netherlands Opera), Otello, Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Lohengrin and Vanessa. He has recorded the complete Beethoven symphonies with the Residentie Orchestra, Shostakovich Symphony No.5 with the Royal Flemish Philharmonic, Mahler Symphony No.5 (recorded live at his London Philharmonic debut), Stravinsky’s Rite of Spring and the Brahms and Bruckner symphonies with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic.


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The tell-tale heart

The tell-tale heart

Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra | Juliane Banse | Tasmin Little

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Symphonies nos. 1-9

Symphonies nos. 1-9

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Anton Bruckner, Anton Bruckner
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The Four Seasons

The Four Seasons

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Antonio Vivaldi
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Symphony no. 1 in C Minor

Symphony no. 1 in C Minor

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