Peter Oundjian – a longtime faculty member of the Yale School of Music, the principal guest conductor of the Philharmonia Orchestra of Yale, and a former first violinist of the Tokyo String Quartet – was named the new music director of the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. He will succeed Stéphane Denève in the role.
According to the Herald Scotland, Oundjian will conduct six weeks of his first season, seven in the second, and eight concerts in his third and fourth seasons. He will also work with the RSNO on recordings, appearances throughout the UK, and international tours. Oundjian will also continue to be music director of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra. MORE