Maestra Yip Wing-sie To Step Down from Hong Kong Sinfonietta

It has been announced that conductor Yip Wing-sie will step down as Music Director of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta

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It has been announced today that Chinese-born conductor Yip Wing-sie will step down as Music Director of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta – at the conclusion of the 2019/2020 season.

She has lead the ensemble since 2002.

 “I think the musicians are more than ready to face new challenges and, maybe, to have a new leadership will help to stimulate the group … ” the 58-year-old has told local media.

“I think we have made a strong impact on the younger generation and I hope the orchestra will continue this vision,” she has said.

A graduate of the Royal College of Music and Indiana University’s Jacobs School of Music, Maestra Wing-sie previously served as Principal Conductor and Music Director of the Guangzhou Symphony and as Resident Conductor of the Hong Kong Philharmonic.

A search for her successor has commence, the ensemble has indicated.

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