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Conductor Fabio Luisi To Step Down as Music Director of the Zurich Opera House

It has been announced today that Italian conductor Fabio Luisi will step down as Music Director of the Zurich Opera House - effective from the conclusion of...

London’s Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Announces Conductor Vasily Petrenko As New Music Director

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, in London, has today announced the appointment of 41-year-old Russian conductor Vasily Petrenko as its new Music Director - effective from the...

USA’s Allentown Symphony Extends Music Director & Conductor Diane Wittry Through to 2021

The Allentown Symphony, in Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States has this week announced the contract extension of Music Director and Principal Conductor Diane Wittry - through to...

United States’ New Jersey Symphony Extends Conductor Xian Zhang Through 2024

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra has today announced the contract extension of Chinese-American Music Director Xian Zhang – until the conclusion of the 2023-2024 season. A graduate of...

Florida’s Venice Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director

The Venice Symphony, in Florida, United States has this week announced the appointment of American conductor Troy Quinn as its new Music Director – effective...

Dallas Symphony Announces Italian Conductor Fabio Luisi As New Music Director

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of Italian conductor Fabio Luisi as its new Music Director - effective from the commencement...

Music Director Philip Mann To Step Down From Arkansas Symphony After 10th Season

The Arkansas Symphony, in Little Rock, USA, has this week announced Music Director and Principal Conductor Philip Mann will step down from the helm...

Conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya to Step Down From Fort Worth Symphony

It has been announced today that Peruvian conductor Miguel Harth-Bedoya will step down as Music Director of the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra - at...

Sir Andrew Davis to Step Down as Melbourne Symphony Chief Conductor

It has been announced today that Sir Andrew Davis will step down as Principal Conductor of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, in Australia - at...

California’s Santa Rosa Symphony Appoints New 30-Year-Old Music Director

The Santa Rosa Symphony in California, United States, has today announced the appointment of 30-year-old Italian-Chinese-American conductor Francesco Lecce-Chong as their new Music Director...

Daniel Hope Announced as New Century Chamber Orchestra’s New Music Director

The New Century Chamber Orchestra, in San Francisco, has today announced the appointment of British violinist Daniel Hope as its new Music Director - effective...

Zurich Chamber Orchestra Extends Music Director Daniel Hope Through to 2022

The Zurich Chamber Orchestra has today announced the contract extension of Music Director Daniel Hope - through to the end of the 2021/2022 season. The 44...

Conductor Vladimir Jurowski Announced as Bavarian State Opera’s New Music Director

The Bavarian State Opera, in Munich, Germany, has today announced the appointment of 45 year old Russian conductor Vladimir Jurowski as their new Music...

Conductor Rafael Payare to Leave Ireland’s Ulster Orchestra for New San Diego Position

The Ulster Orchestra in Belfast, Northern Ireland has this week announced Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare will step down from his position as Music Director...

Belgium’s Liège Philharmonic Orchestra Announce New 33-Year-Old Music Director

The Liège Philharmonic Orchestra, in Belgium, has today announced the appointment of 33-year-old Hungarian conductor Gergely Madras as the new Music Director - effective from...

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Announce New Music Director

The Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 52 year old Spanish conductor and flutist Jaime Martín as their new Music Director...

Yannick Nézet-Séguin to Commence at New York’s Met Opera Two Years Early

It has been announced today that French-Canadian conductor Yannick Nézet-Séguin will commence his appointment as Music Director of New York’s Metropolitan Opera in September...

Canada’s Winnipeg Symphony Announce New Music Director

The Winnipeg Symphony, in Canada, has today announced the appointment Russian-born conductor Daniel Raiskin as their new Music Director - effective from September 2018. "His...

Conductor Rafael Payare Announced as New San Diego Symphony Music Director

The San Diego Symphony has this week announced the appointment of 37 year old Venezuelan conductor Rafael Payare as their new music director - effective...

La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest Announce New Music Director

The La Jolla Music Society’s SummerFest, in San Diego, has today announced the appointment of 32 year old Israeli-born pianist Inon Barnatan as their...

Chicago Symphony Extend Music Director Riccardo Muti Until 2022

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra has this week announced the contract extension of music director Riccardo Muti - through until the conclusion of the 2021/2022 season. The renowned Italian...

Conductor Daniel Harding to Step Down as Orchestra de Paris Music Director

It has been announced this week that British conductor Daniel Harding will step down as Music Director of the Orchestre de Paris at the...

Conductor Robert Spano to Step Down as Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony

It has been announced today that conductor Robert Spano is set to step down as Music Director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra - in June...

Israel Philharmonic Appoint 29 Year Old Lahav Shani as New Music Director

The Israel Philharmonic has today announced Israeli conductor Lahav Shani as their new Music Director - effective from the commencement of the 2020/2021 season. The...

BREAKING | Michael Tilson Thomas to Step Down as Music Director of San Francisco Symphony

It has been announced today that conductor Michael Tilson Thomas is set to step down as Music Director of the San Francisco Symphony in...

Semyon Bychkov New Czech Philharmonic Chief Conductor and Music Director

The Czech Philharmonic has today announced Soviet-born conductor Semyon Bychkov as their new Chief Conductor and Music Director - effective from the commencement of...

Seattle Symphony Orchestra Promote New Music Director

The Seattle Symphony has this week announced Danish conductor Thomas Dausgaard as their new Music Director - effective from the commencement of the 2018-19...

MEET THE PROS | Conductor Giancarlo Guerrero – VC 20 Questions [INTERVIEW]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed Nashville Symphony Music Director, Conductor Giancarlo Guerrero – at the 2017 Tanglewood Music Festival, in Lenox, Massachusetts,...

Albuquerque’s New Mexico Philharmonic Announce New Music Director

The New Mexico Philharmonic, in Albuquerque, USA, has this week announced the appointment of Brazilian-born conductor Roberto Minczuk as their new Music Director -...

Minnesota Orchestra Extends Music Director Osmo Vänskä’s Contract to 19 Years

The Minnesota Orchestra has today announced the contract extension of Finnish-born Music Director Osmo Vänskä - through to the end of the 2021-22 season. Maestro Vänskä,...

Conductor Thomas Sanderling Announced New Novosibirsk Philharmonic Music Director

Novosibirsk Philharmonic Orchestra, in Siberia, has today announced the appointment of German conductor Thomas Sanderling as their new Chief Conductor and Music Director - effective...

Conductor Kent Nagano to Step Down from Montreal Symphony in 2020

It has been announced today that Montreal Symphony Orchestra Music Director Kent Nagano is set to step down from the ensemble at the conclusion...

Conductor Paavo Järvi to Take Up Music Directorship of Zurich’s Tonhalle Orchestra

The Tonhalle Orchestra Zurich has today announced the appointment of Estonian-born conductor Paavo Järvi as their new Chief Conductor and Music Director - effective...

Seattle Symphony Music Director Ludovic Morlot Announces Upcoming Departure

It has been announced that Seattle Symphony Orchestra Music Director Ludovic Morlot is set to step down from the position at the conclusion of...

Cincinnati Orchestra Extends Music Director Louis Langree Through to ‘22

It has been announced today that the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra has extended the contract of French Music Director Louis Langree through to the conclusion of...

Canada’s Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra Announce New Music Director

The Tafelmusik Baroque Orchestra, in Toronto, Canada has announced the appointment of Italian violinist Elisa Citterio as their new Music Director - effective from July...

Singapore Symphony Music Director Lan Shui to Stand Down in January 2019

It has been announced today that Singapore Symphony Orchestra Music Director Lan Shui is set to stand down from the role in January 2019. Maestro...

Zubin Mehta Announces Retirement from Israel Phil After Almost 1/2 Century

Legendary Indian-born conductor Zubin Mehta has today announced he is set to retire as Music Director of the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra - effective from...

Music Director David Robertson to Step Down from St. Louis Symphony

It has been announced today that St. Louis Symphony Orchestra Music Director David Robertson is set to stand down from the role at the...

Met Concertmaster David Chan Appointed Music Director of New New Jersey Ensemble

The newly-formed Montclair Orchestra, in New Jersey has today announced the appointment of violinist David Chan as their new Music Director - to lead...

Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra Announce New Music Director

The Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra has today announced the appointment of East German-born American conductor Eckart Preu as their new Music Director. The 47 year old...

Edmonton Symphony Announces New Prodigious 24 Year Old Chief Conductor

The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, in Canada has today announced the appointment of 24 year old British conductor Alexander Prior as their new Chief Conductor -...

Canada’s Victoria Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Victoria Symphony Canada has today announced 34 year old Danish conductor Christian Kluxen as their new Music Director - effective from the commitment...

Colorado Symphony Orchestra Announce New Music Director

The Colorado Symphony Orchestra has today announced the appointment of 37 year old American conductor, Brett Mitchell as their new Music Director - effective...

America’s Cabrillo New Music Festival Announce New Music Director

The Cabrillo Festival of Contemporary Music has announced the appointment of Romanian conductor, Cristian Macelaru as their new Music Director and Conductor. The appointment comes following...

Orchestre National de France Announce New Music Director

Orchestre National de France has today announced 69 year old French conductor, Emmanuel Krivine as their new Music Director - effective from September 2017. Maestro...

Michigan’s Grand Rapids Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Grand Rapids Symphony, in Michigan USA has today announced the appointment of 36 year old Brazilian-born conductor Marcelo Lehninger as their new Music...

Yannick Nezet-Seguin Announced as New Met Opera Music Director

The Metropolitan Opera, in New York has today announced French-Canadian conductor, Yannick Nezet-Seguin as their new Music Director. He will serve as Music Director-Designate from the...

Music Director Sylvain Cambering to Step Down at Stuttgart Opera

It has been announced today that Stuttgart State Opera Music Director, Sylvain Cambreling is set to step down from the position - at the...

Conductor Leonard Slatkin to Stand Down from Orchestre National de Lyon

The Orchestre National de Lyon has today announced Music Director, Leonard Slatkin will step down from his position at the conclusion of the 2016/2017...