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John Duffus

John Duffus has been involved in almost every aspect of the management and presentation of music, arts and entertainment events at the highest international level.

Since moving to Asia in 1979, he has been:


In addition to bringing CATS to Asia for The Really Useful Group and preparing the groundwork for The Phantom of the Opera, John Duffus has also presented in Hong Kong and other cities in Asia:


John Duffus has a first class honours degree in Music. He joined the BBC in London as a graduate trainee and worked with Scottish Opera in Glasgow as Technical Controller and Assistant General Manager. He moved to Asia in 1979 to take up the post of General Manager of the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra.

John Duffus with Pavarotti
John Duffus (right) with Luciano Pavarotti
John Duffus with Andrew Lloyd-Webber
John Duffus with Andrew Lloyd Webber
John Duffus with ATibor Rudas
John Duffus with 3 Tenors promoter Tibor Rudas
John Duffus (centre) with Anne Sophie Mutter