Los Angeles’ New West Symphony Announces New Music Director

The New West Symphony has announced the appointment of American conductor Michael Christie as its new Music Director

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The New West Symphony, in Los Angeles, has this week announced the appointment of American conductor Michael Christie as its new Music Director.

The 44-year-old will succeed conductor Marcelo Lehninger – who stepped down from the ensemble at the conclusion of last season.

A graduate of Oberlin College Conservatory of Music, Michael previously served as Music Director of the Phoenix Symphony, the Colorado Music Festival and the Brooklyn Philharmonic – and recently led the world premiere performances of An American Soldier with the Opera Theatre of St. Louis – and The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs with the Santa Fe Opera.

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