Lü Jia (conductor)

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Lü Jia (Chinese: 吕嘉; pinyin: Lǚ Jiā; born 1964 in Shanghai) is a Chinese-born Italian conductor. In 1991, when he was only 26, he was appointed as the Music Director of the Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi[1] and from 1991 to 1995 he was also principal conductor.[1] In 1999, he became the principal conductor and director of the Norrköping Symphony Orchestra (until 2005).[2] In 2007 he conducted "La gazza ladra" by Gioachino Rossini at Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro and it was released as a DVD from Dynamic.[3] In 2008, he became music director of the Macao Orchestra.[4][5] He is currently the chief conductor of the China National Center for the Performing Arts Orchestra.[6]


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  2. ^ "Jia Lü- Bio, Albums, Pictures – Naxos Classical Music". Classical Music – Streaming Classical Music. 1 October 2020. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  3. ^ La gazza ladra (in Italian), Dynamic, 2013, OCLC 856427685
  4. ^ "Macao Orchestra's Principal Conductor, Lu Jia, conducts My Fatherland in the concert "Great Symphonic Poems" – Cultural Affairs Bureau". Welcome. 29 January 2018. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  5. ^ "Music Director Macao Orchestra". icm.gov.mo. 16 February 2016. Archived from the original on 16 February 2016. Retrieved 12 April 2022.
  6. ^ "吕嘉". www.chncpa.org. Retrieved 12 December 2021.