Artistic: Boston Symphony Orchestra

Posted on: April 27, 2010

The Boston Symphony Orchestra has announced the appointment of MARCELO LEHNINGER and SEAN NEWHOUSE as assistant conductors beginning with the 2010-11 season. Lehninger is currently associate conductor of Brazil’s Minas Gerais Philharmonic Orchestra and chief conductor of the Dell’Arte Sinfonietta. He has conducted extensively in South America, and has held guest conducting engagements with the National Symphony Orchestra, the Jacksonville (Fla.) and Fairfax (Va.) symphony orchestras, and the Conductor’s Institute Orchestra in New York. Lehninger began his studies in violin and piano, and holds a master’s degree from the Conductor’s Institute at Bard College. Newhouse has served as associate conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra since 2008. Winner of the Aspen Conducting Prize and a prizewinner at the 2007 Fitelberg Competition, he has recently guest conducted the Cleveland Orchestra, the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, the Silesian Philharmonic, the New World Symphony, and the Aspen Concert Orchestra. From 2005 to 2008 he was music director and conductor of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra in Los Angeles. He received his training at Tanglewood Music Center, the American Academy of Conducting at Aspen Music Festival and School, the Cleveland Institute of Music, and the Pierre Monteux School in Maine.
Posted April 27, 2010