Kim Noltemy gets to work as Dallas Symphony’s new chief executive

Posted on: December 4, 2017

“When Kim Noltemy becomes the Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s first female CEO in January, she’ll bring with her 21 years of experience vitalizing the Boston Symphony Orchestra—and a brain full of ideas for the one Dallas knows and loves,” writes Holly LaFon in Friday’s (12/1) Dallas Observer. “Noltemy says the city’s growth, excitement and cultural organizations drew her toward accepting the position…. Noltemy, the former chief operating and communications officer of the Boston Symphony, managed $46 million in ticket sales and revenue…. In Boston, Noltemy … spearheaded development of its digital download service, podcasts, internet TV and website… But her true goal is to get people to fall in love with live music, … ‘to have really interesting, persuasive and meaningful content for people that will convert them and educate them as to why the live concert experience is also amazing,’ Noltemy says.… Noltemy’s arrival roughly coincides with … [Music Director Jaap] van Zweden’s departure for the New York Philharmonic…. She is working with the search committee to forge not just a business contract but a partnership for a multifaceted role…. ‘Launching a new music director is one of the most exciting things a classical music organization can do,’ she says.”

Posted December 4, 2017