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Maestro Yu Long

Maestro Yu Long is the Music Director of the Shanghai Symphony Orchestra, Artistic Director and Chief Conductor of the China Philharmonic Orchestra, and Music Director of the Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra. Hailed as the “most powerful figure in China’s classical music scene” by the New York Times, Maestro Yu is also the Founder of the Beijing Music Festival and was its Artistic Director from 1998 to 2018. Over the years, he has conducted a highly acclaimed list of orchestras and opera houses across the world, including the New York Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, Melbourne Symphony Orchestra and many more. Maestro Yu’s vision is focused on introducing China’s growing audiences to the key Western repertoire. To date, Maestro Yu has won multiple renowned awards, including the 2002 Arts Patronage Award of the Montblanc Cultural Foundation and France’s highest honour of merit, the Légion d’Honneur in 2014.

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