Riccardo Muti

American publicist Drew McManus (Adaptristration) published today his survey of the Music Director salaries in the United States. The Music Director compensation figures were obtained from their respective orchestra’s IRS Form 990 for the 2018/19 concert season, McManus says. According to his list, the Top 10 Earners are…

Riccardo Muti, Chicago Symphony: $3,420,804

Gustavo Dudamel, Los Angeles Philharmonic: $2,857,103

Michael Tilson Thomas, San Francisco Symphony: $2,139,720

Andris Nelsons: Boston Symphony: $1,787,000

Yannick-Nézet-Séguin, Philadelphia Orchestra: $1,672,167

Franz Welser-Möst, Cleveland Orchestra: $1,485,371

Osmo Vänskä, Minnesota Orchestra: $1,036,622

Jaap van Zweden, Dallas Symphony: $911,024

Jaap van Zweden, New York Philharmonic: $816,375

Marin Alsop, Baltimore Symphony: $756,911


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