Conductor Krzysztof Urbanski to Step Down from Indianapolis Symphony

The Indianapolis Symphony has announced conductor Krzysztof Urbanski will step down as Music Director - effective from the conclusion of the 2020-2021 season

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Krzysztof Urbanski

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has today announced Polish conductor Krzysztof Urbanski will step down as Music Director – effective from the conclusion of the 2020-2021 season.

The 36-year-old has lead the orchestra since 2011.

“In an era when orchestras across the globe are vying for top-tier artistic direction, the ISO has benefited from a decade of stellar leadership from Maestro Urbanski …” Indianapolis Symphony Chief Executive Officer James Johnson has said.

“Krzysztof’s passion for musical excellence has taken the artistic quality of our orchestra to new heights … his ability to attract musicians of the highest caliber has resulted in the hiring of 19 new musicians – including 7 principal players – who have become ambassadors of our art form in the community …” he has said.

“We look forward to two more years of his leadership – including his innovative and engaging programming.”

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