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Elim
Chan

Conductor

Elim Chan assumes the post of chief conductor of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra this season. In addition, Chan holds the position principal guest conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra since 2018. 

Born in Hong Kong, Chan studied music in the United States at Smith College (Northampton, Massachusetts) and at the University of Michigan. She became the first female winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in December 2014 and, as a result, held the position of assistant conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra in 2015/16. She was a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2016/17.

Recent notable highlights include her North American debuts with the Detroit and Chicago symphony orchestras and performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Orchestre National de Lyon.

Elim Chan conducted the Concertgebouworkest for the first time in April 2018. Her last performance with the orchestra was during Opening Night 2019, the festive season opener of the 2019/2020 season.

Elim Chan assumes the post of chief conductor of the Antwerp Symphony Orchestra this season. In addition, Chan holds the position principal guest conductor of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra since 2018. 

Born in Hong Kong, Chan studied music in the United States at Smith College (Northampton, Massachusetts) and at the University of Michigan. She became the first female winner of the Donatella Flick Conducting Competition in December 2014 and, as a result, held the position of assistant conductor of the London Symphony Orchestra in 2015/16. She was a Dudamel Fellow with the Los Angeles Philharmonic in 2016/17.

Recent notable highlights include her North American debuts with the Detroit and Chicago symphony orchestras and performances with the London Symphony Orchestra, Mariinsky Orchestra, the Orchestre Philharmonique de Luxembourg, the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, the Hong Kong Philharmonic and the Orchestre National de Lyon.

Elim Chan conducted the Concertgebouworkest for the first time in April 2018. Her last performance with the orchestra was during Opening Night 2019, the festive season opener of the 2019/2020 season.