Rhode Island Philharmonic names Tania Miller as interim principal conductor for 2022-23 season

Posted on: August 3, 2022

“Canadian conductor Tania Miller will become interim principal conductor for the Rhode Island (RI) Philharmonic Orchestra and Music School, effective immediately,” reads an unsigned article in Tuesday’s (8/2) Violin Channel. “She will succeed Bramwell Tovey, who passed away last month at age 69…. Miller will lead … October’s season opener featuring cellist Sterling Elliott, May’s season finale presentation of Verdi’s Requiem, and a January performance of Dvo?ák’s 8th Symphony with the RI Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Additionally, she’ll help plan the orchestra’s 23-24 season, work with students from the Music School, and engage with audiences, donors, and community partners…. Previously, Miller was Music Director of Canada’s Victoria Symphony for 14 seasons… She first appeared with the RI Phil in January of 2019 and most recently appeared at the 2022 Annual Gala Concert…. The Rhode Island Philharmonic Orchestra’s 2022-23 season will be dedicated to the memory of Bramwell Tovey and a memorial fund will be established in his name to support the Rhode Island Philharmonic Music School. In other concerts that Tovey was supposed to lead, Kensho Watanabe and Sascha Goetzel will step in. Leonard Slatkin will lead Renée Fleming in the 2023 Annual Gala Concert on June 3, 2023.”