Jun Märkl opened 2013 with performances of Brahms’ Symphony No. 1 on a return visit to the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
In February, Märkl will return to conduct the NHK Symphony Orchestra for several programmes including a complete concert performance of Ravel’s Daphnis et Chloé at the NHK Hall (15-16 February) and Saint-Saëns’ Organ Symphony at the Suntory Hall (20-21 February), the Minato Mirai Hall (23 February) and the Aichi Prefectural Art Theatre (24 February).
Märkl will also conduct his own orchestral version of Wagner’s Ring with the Osaka Philharmonic on 28 February and 1 March.
Between Hong Kong and Japan, Märkl will also be conducting the Seattle, Indianapolis and Atlanta Symphony Orchestras as well as returning to Europe to conduct the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra on 1 February in a concert featuring works by Ravel, Schoenberg and Schat.