We’ve received terrible news from Hong Kong. Ambrose Yeung, the popular and capable orchestra director of the Philharmonic, died suddenly today during a game of badminton. Newly married, he was at work as usual in the morning and dropped dead during the game in the afternoon. Tonight’s concert was called off an hour before its scheduled start. The players were too shocked to go on.
Our sympathies to Ambrose’s heartbroken family and colleagues.