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Violinist & Conductor Jaime Laredo to Step Down From Vermont Symphony

The Vermont Symphony Orchestra, in Burlington, Vermont, United States has this week announced violinist and conductor Jaime Laredo will step down as Music Director of the...

Kansas City Symphony Extends Music Director Michael Stern to 2023

The Kansas City Symphony, in Kansas City, Missouri, has this week announced the contract renewal of Music Director Michael Stern – through until the conclusion...

Eastern Music Festival Extends Music Director Gerard Schwarz to 2023

The Eastern Music Festival, in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States, has this week announced the contract extension of Music Director Gerard Schwarz - through...

Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival Extends Conductor Louis Langrée to 2023

The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, in New York City, has this week announced the contract extension of Mostly Mozart Festival Music Director,...

North Carolina’s Winston Salem Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Winston Salem Symphony, in Winston Salem, North Carolina, United States, has this week announced the appointment of British conductor Timothy Redmond as its...

Singapore Symphony Announces Appointment of New Music Director

The Singapore Symphony, in Singapore, has this week announced the appointment of Austrian conductor Hans Graf as its new Chief Conductor - effective from...

France’s Orchestre Régional Avignon Provence Announces New Music Director

The Orchestre Régional Avignon Provence, in Avignon, France has this week announced the appointment of Brazilian-Israeli conductor Debora Waldman as its new Music Director...

Conductor Arie Lipsky to Step Down from Ann Arbor Symphony

The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra, in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States has this week announced Israeli-American conductor Arie Lipsky has stepped down as Music...

Berlin State Opera Renew Conductor Daniel Barenboim Through To 2027

The Staatsoper Berlin, in Berlin, Germany has today announced the contract renewal of Artistic Director and General Music Director Daniel Barenboim through until 2027. The...

Controversial Conductor Daniele Gatti Appointed New Music Director of Bologna’s Orchestra Mozart

The Accademia Filarmonica di Bologna, in Bologna, Italy, has this week announced the appointment of controversial Italian conductor Daniele Gatti as the new Music...

Wyoming Symphony Announces New 27-Year-Old Music Director

The Wyoming Symphony, in Casper, Wyoming, United States has this week announced the appointment of 27-year-old Australian conductor Christopher Dragon as its new Music Director...

Conductor Krzysztof Urbanski to Step Down from Indianapolis Symphony

The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra has today announced Polish conductor Krzysztof Urbanski will step down as Music Director - effective from the conclusion of the 2020-2021...

Seoul Philharmonic Announces Conductor Osmo Vänskä As New Music Director

The Seoul Philharmonic, in South Korea, has today announced the appointment of Finnish conductor Osmo Vänskä as its new Music Director - effective from...

California’s Berkeley Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Berkeley Symphony in Berkeley, California, United States, has this week announced 36-year-old American conductor Joseph Young as its new Music Director - effective...

San Antonio Symphony Music Director Sebastien Lang-Lessing to Step Down

It has been announced this week that San Antonio Symphony Music Director Sebastien Lang-Lessing will step down from the role - effective from the...

Taiwan’s Taipei Symphony Announces Appointment of New Principal Conductor

The Taipei Symphony Orchestra, in Taiwan, has this week announced the appointment of 83-year-old Israeli conductor Eliahu Inbal as its new Principal Conductor -...

Prague’s Czech National Symphony Announces New Music Director

The Czech National Symphony, in Prague, has this week announced the appointment of American conductor Steven Mercurio as its new Music Director - effective...

Pacific Symphony Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman To Step Down After 30 Seasons

The Pacific Symphony, in Orange County, California, United States, has this week announced that Principal Pops Conductor Richard Kaufman will step down from the...

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...