The Deutsche Staatsphilharmonie Rheinland-Pfal, in Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany, has today announced the appointment of British conductor Michael Francis as its new Music Director - effective from the commencement of the 2019-2020 season.
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A graduate of the Cardiff University School of Music, Michael served as a former member of the London Symphony Orchestra bass section - before turning his focus toward conducting in 2012.
He currently serves as Music Director of the Florida Orchestra and the Mainly Mozart Festival in San Diego.