The week, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, in Glasgow, appointed English-born conductor Alpesh Chauhan as its new Associate Conductor, effective from September 20th, 2020.
A graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, Alpesh currently serves as Music Director of the Birmingham Opera Company.
“Alpesh Chauhan is one of the most talented young conductors around and he has developed a warm musical relationship with the orchestra and our audiences over several seasons. I am very happy we can finally make this announcement," Orchestra Director Dominic Parker said.
“I’m so excited to be taking up this position with the BBC SSO. I’ve had a wonderful relationship with the orchestra over the last few years and I immediately felt a powerful musical connection," Alpesh said.
"I’m looking forward to developing exciting programmes, working on our musical ideas and giving memorable concerts together," he said.