Julian Rachlin Named Music Director of Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra

The Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra has appointed Julian Rachlin as its new music director.

The organization said the orchestra will begin its 85th anniversary celebrations with the announcement that Rachlin will begin his tenure in October 2023.

Ofer Amsalem, CEO of JSO, said: We are confident that Julian, Music Director of the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, will have a positive impact on the Israeli classical music scene and we are already planning next season and concert tours abroad. ”

Commenting on his new role, Julian Rachlin added: Having performed regularly in Israel for the past 35 years, the trust the musicians and the City of Jerusalem have placed in me is especially meaningful. I am incredibly fortunate to be working with highly accomplished artists and a highly motivated team in a city that feels right at home and I can’t wait to embark on this collaborative musical journey. . ”

Over the years, Rachlin has become widely recognized as one of the most celebrated violinists and orchestra conductors of his generation. Laughlin has shared the stage with some of the world’s greatest soloists, orchestras and conductors. He will be Principal Conductor of the Kristiansand Symphony Orchestra (Norway) from the 2023-24 season, Turku he is Principal Guest Conductor of the Philharmonic Orchestra (Finland) and Hervstgold he will be the Principal Conductor of the Festival. Also an artistic director. Esterházy Palace in Eisenstadt (Austria).

He has also guest conducted the English Chamber Orchestra in England, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Moscow Virtuosi, the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra and the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Russian Federation.

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