Memphis Symphony Announces New Principal Conductor

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Robert Moody Memphis Symphony Orchestra Conductor Cover

The Memphis Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of American conductor, Robert Moody as their new Principal Conductor – effective from the 2016/2017 season.

“The 2 year appointment of Robert as Principal Conductor will provide artistic stability – while the orchestra continues to emerge from recent financial difficulties,” Orchestra Chairwoman, Gayle Rose has said.

“He’s such a great fit,” she has added, “…the musicians are happy, and we just hope the community will be happy.”

Moody, 42 will replace Mei-Ann Chen – who stepped down from the position in February of this year.

He has previously served as Music Director of the Winston-Salem SymphonyPortland Symphony Orchestra and the Arizona Musicfest.

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