The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra is recognized as Asia’s foremost classical orchestra, annually presenting more than 150 concerts over a 44-week season. With Music Director Jaap van Zweden at its helm, the HK Phil is experiencing a period of unprecedented artistic growth.
The HK Phil is seeking a Director of Artistic Planning. This position is responsible for the design and implementation of the orchestra’s artistic programme for all concerts and projects, including education and outreach activities, engagement of visiting conductors and soloists, and management of budgets and artistic administration.
The successful candidate should have a deep knowledge of orchestral repertoire, senior management experience in a symphony orchestra, an international network of artists and industry contacts, and proven ability in contract negotiations, budget planning and implementation. Excellent command of spoken and written English, and Chinese is an advantage.
Applicants should send a detailed résumé with current and expected salaries to email@example.com.
Application deadline: 30 June 2019. All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.
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About The Hong Kong Philharmonic Society Ltd
The Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra (“HK Phil”), a registered charitable organisation, is recognised as Asia’s foremost classical orchestra. Presenting more than 150 concerts over a 44-week season, the HK Phil attracts more than 200,000 music lovers annually.
Due to a significant subsidy from the Hong Kong Government and long-term funding from Principal Patron Swire, the Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust and other supporters, the HK Phil now boasts a full-time annual schedule of classical music concerts, pops concerts, extensive education and community programmes, and collaborations with, among others, Opera Hong Kong and the Hong Kong Arts Festival.
For further details about HK Phil, please visit its website at http://www.hkphil.org/.