Violinist Daniel Hope Announced New Music Director of Zurich Chamber Orch

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The Zurich Chamber Orchestra has today announce British violinist Daniel Hope as their new Music Director – effective January 2016.

‘My aim is to cultivate the Zurich Chamber Orchestra’s own special sound in the styles of all musical eras, and to put together a programme of music that will enthuse our audiences about the music we perform,’ the 41 year old violin virtuoso has said.

'We want to expand our presence on the international music stage … this communicative artist has a particularly clear understanding of how to build bridges between genres and generations,' Orchestra Director Michael Buhler has said.

Daniel, who had served as Artist-in-Residence with the ensemble during the 2014-2015 season, will replace Principal Conductor Sir Roger Norrington – who lead the ensemble for 5 previous seasons.