Rebecca Tong Resident Conductor

Rebecca Tong is the Resident Conductor of Jakarta Simfonia Orchestra and Artistic Director and Music Director of Ensemble Kontemporer.

She completed her two-year tenure as Junior Fellow in Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music, and previously studied at Cincinnati Conservatory of Music.

Rebecca was the First Prize Winner of the inaugural La Maestra 2020 competition, held in Paris, where she was also awarded the ARTE Prize and the French Concert Halls and Orchestras Prize.

Highlights of the 2021-22 seasons include debuts with Orchestre national de Lyon, Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra, Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Orquestra Sinfonica do Porto Casa di Musica, Orchestre national d’lle de France, Ulster Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, in addition to return appearances with Orchestre de Paris and Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.

Recent major highlights include debuts with Orchestre de Paris, Philharmonia de Paris, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, and BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

Rebecca has worked as assistant to established conductors such as Michael Tilson Thomas (London Symphony Orchestra), and Francois Xavier-Roth (Gurzenich Orchester Koln) and recently participated in masterclasses and mentorships with Tugan Sokhiev (Orchestre national du Capitole de Toulouse), Pablo Heras-Casado (Paris Mozart Orchestra), Case Scaglione (Orchestre national d’lle de France) and Marin Alsop (Orchestre de chambre de Paris).