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Israel’s Jerusalem Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, in Jerusalem, Israel, has today announced the appointment of American conductor Steven Sloane as its new Music Director - effective...

Long-Term Music Director Lan Shui to Step Down from Singapore Symphony

The Singapore Symphony Orchestra has this week announced Music Director Lan Shui will step down from the role at the end of this current season...

Los Angeles’ New West Symphony Announces New Music Director

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...

Bordeaux Opera Extends Music Director Marc Minkowski to 2022

The Opéra National de Bordeaux, in Bordeaux, France has this week announced the contract extension of Music Director Marc Minkowski - through to the...

Germany’s Philharmonie Südwestfalen Announces New Music Director

The Philharmonie Südwestfalen, in Hilchenbach, Germany, has today announced the appointment of 37-year-old German-Egyptian conductor Nabil Shehata as its new Music Director. A former 1st...

German State Philharmonic Rhineland-Palatinate Announces New Music Director

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...

BREAKING | San Francisco Symphony Announces Esa-Pekka Salonen as New Music Director

The San Francisco Symphony has today announced the appointment of Finnish conductor and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen as its new Music Director - effective from...

Music Director Grant Llewellyn To Step Down From North Carolina Symphony

The North Carolina Symphony, in Raleigh, United States, has this week announced Music Director Grant Llewellyn will step down from the role - at...

Opera Di Rome Announces Controversial Conductor Daniele Gatti as New Music Director

The Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, in Rome, Italy has today announced the appointment of Italian conductor Daniele Gatti as its new Music Director -...

Maestra Yip Wing-sie To Step Down from Hong Kong Sinfonietta

It has been announced today that Chinese-born conductor Yip Wing-sie will step down as Music Director of the Hong Kong Sinfonietta - at the...

Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director

The Milwaukee Symphony has this week announced the appointment of 41-year-old German conductor Ken-David Masur as its new Music Director. Ken-David, the son of the...

Swedish Radio Symphony Extends Music Director Daniel Harding Through to 2023

The Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra in Stockholm, Sweden, has this week announced the contract extension of Music Director Daniel Harding - through to the conclusion of...

Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra Music Director Nicholas McGegan Announces Retirement

It has been announced today that English conductor Nicholas McGegan will step down as Music Director of the San Francisco-based Philharmonia Baroque Orchestra - effective at...

Warsaw National Philharmonic Announces New Music Director

The Warsaw National Philharmonic, in Warsaw, Poland, has this week announced the appointment of Russian conductor Andrey Boreyko as its new Music Director - effective...

Michigan’s Kalamazoo Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra, in Michigan, United States, has this week announced the appointment of 41-year-old Canadian conductor Julian Kuerti as its new Music Director -...

Toronto Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director Gustavo Gimeno

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra, in Canada, has this week announced the appointment of 42-year-old Spanish conductor Gustavo Gimeno as its new Music Director – effective...

Antwerp’s Royal Ballet & Opera of Flanders Appoints New Music Director

The Royal Ballet & Opera of Flanders, in Antwerp, Belgium, has this week announced the appointment of 44-year-old Argentine conductor Alejo Pérez as its...

Germany’s Darmstadt State Theatre Announce New Music Director

The Darmstadt State Theatre, in Darmstadt, Hesse, Germany, has today announced the appointment of 34-year-old Israeli conductor Daniel Cohen as its new General Music...

Portland Symphony Orchestra Announces New Music Director

The Portland Symphony Orchestra, in Portland, Maine, United States has today announced the appointment of 48-year-old German-born conductor Eckart Preu as its next music director...

Conductor Richard Egarr To Step Down From Cambridge’s Academy of Ancient Music

It has been announced this week that keyboard performer and conductor Richard Egarr will step down as Music Director of the Academy of Ancient Music, in...

Georgia’s Tsinandali Festival Appoints Conductor Gianandrea Noseda as New Music Director

The Tsinandali Festival, in Tsinandali, Georgia, has today announced the appointment of Italian conductor Gianandrea Noseda as its new Music Director - effective from September 2019. "We are...

Indianapolis Symphony Extends Music Director Krzysztof Urbanski Through To 2020

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has this week announced the contract extension of Polish-born Music Director Krzystof Urbanski – through to the end of the 2019-2020 season. The 35-year-old...

New York’s Camerata Notturna Chamber Orchestra Announces New Music Director

The Camerata Notturna Community Chamber Orchestra, in New York, has this week announced the appointment of violinist and conductor David Chan as its new Music Director...

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...