Holly Mathieson
(c) Martin Stewart

Canadian Symphony Nova Scotia has announced that Holly Mathieson will become the orchestra’s Music Director in January 2020. New Zealand born Holly Mathieson (*1981) will assume the role of Symphony Nova Scotia’s Music Director on a three-year contract. She will provide artistic leadership and guidance throughout the remaining 2019/20 concert season, and will begin regularly conducting the orchestra in 2020/21, after her arrival in Halifax.

Holly Mathieson will be Symphony Nova Scotia’s fourth Music Director. She is preceded by Austrian-born Georg Tintner (Music Director 1987-94, Laureate 1994-99), American Leslie B. Dunner (1996-99) and German-born Bernhard Gueller (2002-2018, Laureate 2018-present).

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