The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has a new music director


Sir Simon Rattle conducted the City of Birmingham Symphony for 18 years. After him, Sakari Oramo and Andris Nelsons both held the position.

Now it’s Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla’s turn.

Gražinytė-Tyla is a Lithuanian conductor most recently appointed associate conductor for the Los Angeles Philharmonic through 2017. She made her debut with CBSO in July 2015, and returned for a second show in January 2016.

You can read the CBSO’s press release on its new music director here, and Andrew Clement’s thoughts on the appointment here.

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