HAN-NA CHANG APPOINTED CHIEF CONDUCTOR AND ARTISTIC LEADER OF THE TRONDHEIM SYMFONIORKESTER
Han-Na Chang has been named as the new Chief Conductor and Artistic Leader of the Trondheim Symfoniorkester (TSO). Principal Guest Conductor of the orchestra since September 2013, she will take up her new position at the start of the 2017/18 season.
Announcing the news, TSO's Managing Director Roar Leinan commented: "the orchestra has immensely enjoyed developing its relationship with this dynamic conductor since her first visit in February 2013. We look forward to her taking us even further."
Chang added: "I am inspired by the passion and dedication of the musicians of the TSO and I am delighted that we have an opportunity to weave together lasting moments of inspiration through the great symphonic repertoire for our cherished audience in Trondheim."
Chang made a sensational conducting debut at the BBC Proms in September 2014 and in recent seasons has guest conducted, amongst others, the Oslo Philharmonic, Philharmonia Orchestra, Gothenburg Symphony, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Staatskapelle Dresden, Malmo Symphony, Cincinnati and Indianapolis Symphonies, WDR Sinfonieorchester, Tokyo and Singapore Symphonies and Teatro San Carlo Di Napoli.
Upcoming debuts include the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, St Louis Symphony Orchestra and the Minnesota Orchestra.