Shiyeon Sung is appointed Principal Guest Conductor of the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra.

Her tenure with the APO will commence in 2023 and will span at least three years, in which she will spend extended periods of time, up to three weeks a year, working intensely with the orchestra. “The chemistry between Shiyeon and our musicians was strong from day one”, explains APO CEO, Barbara Glaser.

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In 2019, Wergo released a portrait CD including Anssi Karttunen’s recordings of Hans Werner Henze’s English Love Songs with the BBC Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Oliver Knussen.