Kahchun Wong


Stefana Atlas
Samantha Scully
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Both musicians and audience alike were equally captivated by the winner (Wong), and celebrated him with a distinctive demonstration of support, perhaps not unlike that of the then-winner Gustavo Dudamel?
KlassikInfo.de - 2016 Mahler Competition

Praised by Musical America for the “depth and sincerity of his musicality,” Singaporean conductor Kahchun Wong quickly earned international attention after winning the 5th Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition in 2016. Since then, he has developed a reputation as one of the most exciting conductors of his generation.

After a remarkable last-minute debut with the Nuremberg Symphony Orchestra (Nürnberger Symphoniker) in October 2016, Wong was swiftly appointed as its next Chief Conductor from the 2018/2019 season. In his inaugural season with the orchestra, he will lead a wide range of repertoire, from Beethoven and Mahler, to Bartók and Shostakovich, and contemporary...

Wong inspires all. He is a musical magician, a rare breed of the conductor that understands everything the orchestra needs.
Süddeutsche Zeitung, Munich