Alexander Shelley
(c) Nürnberger Symphoniker

Artis-Naples, the premier center for the arts in Southwest Florida has announced that Alexander Shelley has been named Artistic and Music Director from the 2024-25 season. The British conductor begins his partnership immediately as Artistic and Music Director Designate through the 2023-24 season.

As Artistic and Music Director, Alexander will provide artistic leadership for the Naples Philharmonic and the Baker Museum, as well as the entire multidisciplinary arts organisation, which presents a wide array of classical and popular music, jazz, theatre, dance, film and museum exhibitions. He succeeds Andrey Boreyko, whose tenure as Music Director concluded last year.

Alongside the role in Florida, Alexander will continue as Music Director of the National Arts Centre Orchestra in Ottawa, and as Principal Associate Conductor of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, having held both positions since 2015.

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