Long Yu

Artistic Director & Chief Conductor, China Philharmonic Orchestra
Music Director, Guangzhou Symphony Orchestra & Shanghai Symphony Orchestra
Principal Guest Conductor, Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra
Artistic Director, Beijing Music Festival
Co-Director, MISA Shanghai Summer Festival

“Long Yu’s treatment was exhilarating, tender, sentimental and expansive, befitting the variety of moods the composer wished to convey, leaving no stone unturned.”  


The pre-eminent Chinese conductor with an established international reputation, Long Yu is currently Artistic Director of the Beijing Music Festival and the China Philharmonic Orchestra, Music Director of the Shanghai and Guangzhou Symphony Orchestras, the co-director of MISA Shanghai Summer Festival, and the principal guest conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

In the 2017/18 season, aside from his work in China, Long makes return appearances with the New York Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, the Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Tonhalle Zurich, Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse and Orchestre National de Lyon.

Long Yu conducts the leading orchestras and opera companies around the world including the New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Philadelphia Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Montreal Symphony Orchestra, Washington National Symphony, Orchestre de Paris, Hamburg State Opera, Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Rundfunk Sinfonie Orchester Leipzig, NDR Sinfonieorchester, Munich Philharmonic Orchestra, Sydney Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra and Singapore Symphony Orchestra.


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