2018 Conductors and Conducting Faculty

Andris  Nelsons

Andris Nelsons

Ray and Maria Stata Music Director, endowed in perpetuity

In 2017-18, his fourth season as the BSO’s Ray and Maria Stata Music Director, Andris Nelsons leads the Boston Symphony Orchestra in twelve wide-ranging subscription programs at Symphony Hall, repeating three of them at New York’s Carnegie Hall in March.
Thomas  Adès

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

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.
Herbert  Blomstedt

Herbert Blomstedt

Herbert Thorson Blomstedt is a leading conductor, especially famed for his early twentieth century symphonic repertory
Charles   Dutoit

Charles Dutoit

Captivating audiences throughout the world, Charles Dutoit is one of today’s most sought-after conductors, having performed with all the major orchestras on most stages of the five continents.