Chi-Chung Ho, Hailed by critics and media, has earned the reputation of providing “first-rate music with the orchestra” (The States News, Michigan State, U.S.A.).
"Very talented and musical... very clear interpretative ideas... his excitement and passion for music inspired the musicians.”
(David Zinman, Tonhalle Orchestra Zürich, Music Director)
"Having observed him conducting the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra in rehearsals, he has earned my total confidence as a conductor and musician. I look forward to our collaboration in the near future.”
(Tan Dun, Academy and Grammy award-winning composer and conductor)
"A conductor of remarkable skills... solid technique, musicality and ability to collaborate in the most positive way with orchestra musicians."
(Gustav Meier, The Greater Bridgeport Symphony Orchestra, Music Director)
His artistry and talent in conducting had soon been recognized during his residency in the Washington Metropolitan Area. He was appointed to conduct the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for the famed composer/conductor Tan Dun. His outstanding performance guaranteed his participation in the recording project of Tan and the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.
Invited by the world-renowned conductor David Zinman, Ho was a full-fellowship conductor at the Aspen Music Festival, where he had chances to work closely with Zinman and other prominent musicians including Lang Lang, Gil Shaham, Leon Fleisher, Joshua Bell, Sarah Chang, and Edo de Waart. He has also received direct guidance from legendary conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Yuri Temirkanov, Marin Alsop, Gustav Meier, Fei-Yun Xia, and Hui-Chang Yan.
Besides being the Music Director of the Mason Symphony Orchestra, the University of Michigan Gilbert and Sullivan Society (opera), and the Theatre of Michigan States University (musical), He has held various conducting positions at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Baltimore Lyric Opera, the Peabody Opera, the Peabody Orchestras, the Christian Oratorio Society, and among others.
A native of Hong Kong, Hoʼs works have been acknowledged beyond his country. Besides the United States, his professional engagement includes conducting the Filharmonia Sudecka in Poland, the Prague Chamber Orchestra and the Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra in Czech Republic, the Russe Philharmonic, the New Symphony Orchestra and the Vratca Symphony Orchestra in Bulgaria, the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, and the Taiwan National Chinese Orchestra. Soon after his return to Hong Kong at the end of year 2010, Ho has already collaborated with numerous local groups such as the Opera Hong Kong, the Pan Asia Symphony Orchestra, the Collegium Musicum Hong Kong, the Baptist University Symphony Orchestra, the Hong Kong Bach Choir and Orchestra, the Macau Youth Symphony Orchestra, as well as musicians of the Hong Kong Philharmonic.
Graduated from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and the Peabody Conservatory of Johns Hopkins University, Ho is also the first Hong Kong-born Chinese who got accepted into Peabody's prestigious doctoral conducting program. He is currently the Assistant Conductor of the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra, and well as music director and conductor of numerous orchestras in Hong Kong.