'Sunny Island in Germany': Singaporean conductor Wong Kah Chun debuts at Europe's largest outdoor classical music event

Singaporean conductor Wong Kah Chun  as chief conductor of the Nuremberg Symphony.
Singaporean conductor Wong Kah Chun as chief conductor of the Nuremberg Symphony.PHOTO: NEO HUI MIN
Photographer Klaus Werner (in orange top) had arrived at 3pm to grab his spot for the show that only began at 8pm.
Photographer Klaus Werner (in orange top) had arrived at 3pm to grab his spot for the show that only began at 8pm. PHOTO: NEO HUI MIN
Some turn the concert at the park into a full dining experience. This is part of the group of 48 people who gather every year over the last decade to enjoy the music and atmosphere.
Some turn the concert at the park into a full dining experience. This is part of the group of 48 people who gather every year over the last decade to enjoy the music and atmosphere. PHOTO: NEO HUI MIN
Around 65,000 people attending the Klassik Open Air concert held at the Luitpoldhain park in the southern German city of Nuremberg, on Aug 4, 2018.
Around 65,000 people attending the Klassik Open Air concert held at the Luitpoldhain park in the southern German city of Nuremberg, on Aug 4, 2018. PHOTO: NEO HUI MIN

NUREMBERG (GERMANY) - The skies were clear on a summer’s evening on Saturday (Aug 4), but the pitter-patter of raindrops building up to a thunderstorm suddenly roared across the Luitpoldhain park in the German city of Nuremberg.

Not one of the 65,000 people attending the Klassik Open Air concert at the park got wet.

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