Taipei Orchestra Appoints New Principal Conductor


Taipei native Yu-An Chang started his conducting research with Apo Ching-Hsin Hsu. He then relocated to Germany, the place he pursued additional research with Christian Ehwald and Hans-Dieter Baum on the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler in Berlin.

In 2016, Chang acquired First Prize on the Bucharest Worldwide Conducting Competitors and was subsequently named a Conducting Fellow for the 2018 version of the Tanglewood Music Competition.

He was the Assistant Conductor on the Boston Symphony Orchestra up till 2020 and has been working in Europe, Asia, and America since.

Most just lately, the Taipei Chinese language Orchestra (TCO) named Chang because the orchestra’s new Principal Conductor and the successor to outgoing conductor Qu Chun Quan.

“Honored and humbled to be serving because the Principal Conductor of the TCO,” Chang wrote on Fb.