2019 Conductors and Conducting Faculty - Additional conductors to be announced.

Andris Nelsons

Ray and Maria Stata Music Director, endowed in perpetuity

Andris Nelsons is Music Director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra and is Gewandhauskapellmeister of the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig. With these positions, and in leading a pioneering alliance between two such esteemed institutions, Grammy Award-winning Nelsons is firmly underlined as one of the most renowned and innovative conductors on the international scene today.

Thomas Adès

Born in London in 1971, Thomas Adès studied piano and composition at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and read music at King’s College, Cambridge.

Stefan Asbury

Conducting Program Head

Chief Conductor of the Noord Nederlands Orkest, Stefan Asbury is a regular guest with many of the leading orchestras worldwide.