An orchestra with a rapid growing reputation, the Guiyang Symphony has broken new grounds in China since its establishment in 2009. As the first and only privately funded and endowed symphony orchestra, it is a pioneer and forerunner in changing the classical music landscape of China. Furthermore, with regards to the present global situation, it may be considered a most valuable anomaly.
RICO SACCANI most recently served as Music Director/Artistic Adviser of the Budapest Philharmonic Orchestra and was principal guest conductor of the Hungarian State Opera. He won top prize in the Herbert von Karajan International Conducting Competition in Berlin.