Antonio Pappano
Photo: Musacchio & Ianniello

The London Symphony has announced 61-year-old British conductor Antonio Pappano as Chief Conductor, officially starting from the 2024/25 season. Pappano will be Chief Conductor Designate from September 2023. His appointment will begin just months after he is to step down from as Music Director at the Royal Opera House in London, in July 2024. In 2005 he became music director of the Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia. At the LSO, Pappano is the successor of Simon Rattle.

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