Rumon Gamba
(c) Andreas Nilsson

The Brit Rumon Gamba, 48, has been appointed as Chief Conductor of Oulu Symphony Orchestra. He succeeds Johannes Gustavsson, whose term with the orchestra expires this spring. Gamba’s contract period will exceptionally start from the beginning of the calendar year, in January 2022, and cover three years with an option of one additional year, the orchestra announced on Twitter.

Rumon Gamba has acquired particular experience in conducting Nordic orchestras. He has been chief conductor of NorrlandsOperan in Umea, Sweden, and of the Danish Aalborg Symphony Orchestra and Iceland Symphony Orchestra.

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