Greensboro Symphony’s longtime music director to step down in 2023

Posted on: May 9, 2022

“Dmitry Sitkovetsky, who has served as music director of the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra since 2003, announced his retirement at a GSO Board Meeting Thursday,” writes Keyshia Gray in Thursday’s (5/6) Yes Weekly (Greensboro, NC). “Sitkovetsky is the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra’s seventh music director since its founding in 1959. He was born to musically distinguished parents, violinist Julian Sitkovetsky and pianist Bella Davidovich…. His compelling artistry as a violinist, chamber musician, and conductor has firmly established him as one of the foremost talents of his generation…. Sitkovetsky’s final season with the GSO will be the upcoming 2022-2023 Season, with his closing performance in May 2023 with Branford Marsalis.” GSO President and CEO Lisa Crawford said, “We have been fortunate to have the opportunity to enjoy Dmitry’s musical talents for almost 20 years…. Dima has served as a highly visible ambassador, not only for the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra, but for the City of Greensboro and the State of North Carolina.”