The New York Philharmonic has announced the appointment of ISAAC THOMPSON as vice president, artistic planning, beginning in July 2017. Thompson has served as the director of artistic administration for the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and Cincinnati May Festival since 2015, and before that was vice president of artistic planning for the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra. Previously, Thompson was a member of the artistic team of Music@Menlo, the San Francisco Bay Area chamber music festival, and has consulted on artistic projects with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center, Miró Quartet, ArtistLed, and the International Violin Competition of Indianapolis. As a violinist, Thompson has appeared at such festivals as Aspen, Round Top, Great Mountains (South Korea), Opera and Music Theater of Lucca (Italy), Chautauqua, and Northern Lights. He is a graduate of the University of Cincinnati College–Conservatory of Music and the University of Texas at Austin.
Posted May 25, 2017
Isaac Thompson photo by Keitaro Harada