Berlin Radio Symphony Announces New Principal Guest Conductor

The Berlin Radio Symphony has announced the appointment of American conductor Karina Canellakis as its new Principal Guest Conductor

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Karina Canellakis

The Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of American conductor Karina Canellakis as its new Principal Guest Conductor – effective from the commence of the 2019-2020 season.

A graduate of the Curtis Institute of Music and The Juilliard School, Karina is a former recipient of a prestigious Sir Georg Solti Conducting Award –  and recently served as Assistant Conductor of the Dallas Symphony Orchestra.

“It is with great enthusiasm that I begin the journey with the wonderful musicians of the RSB … on which we want to explore many new and interesting corners of the repertoire,” the 38-year-old conductor has said.

Karina will also commence her recent appointment as Chief Conductor of the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra as of the beginning of next season.

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