The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in Australia has appointed TIANYI LU as assistant conductor, effective this June. She will spend two years at the Melbourne Symphony, working closely with Chief Conductor Sir Andrew Davis. Lu studied conducting at the University of Auckland with Uwe Grodd and Karen Grylls, completing her bachelor of music, and then studied at the University of Melbourne as well as in the U.K. at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where she is currently the junior fellow in conducting. In masterclass or assistant roles, Lu has works with conductors and ensembles including Bernard Haitink and the Lucerne Festival Strings, Sir Mark Elder and the Halle Orchestras, and Thomas Sondergard and Xian Zhang with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.
Posted March 28, 2017