Bernard Haitink

During the applause after Friday’s concert, Bernard Haitink fell on the stage, the Concertgebouw Orkest announced today. According to the press release, the 89-year old Dutch conductor « is doing well under the circumstances », but he needs to rest and is unable to conduct tonight’s concert. Kerem Hasan, assistant conductor to the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s honorary conductor Bernard Haitink, takes over. The programme, Mahlers Ninth Symphony, remains unchanged.

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