Michal Dworzynski appointed Principal Guest Conductor of Yamagata Symphony Orchestra
Published: 27 September 2012
The young Polish conductor Michal Dworzynski was today appointed Principal Guest Conductor of Yamagata Symphony Orchestra in Japan (Music Director Norochika Iimori), starting from the 2013 season. His tenure will be 3 years (until March 2016), and he will appear in the orchestra’s subscription concerts every season.
Dworzynski took up the post of Principal Conductor of the Szczecin Philharmonic Orchestra in September this year. In Japan, he has appeared as a guest with Tokyo Philharmonic, Tokyo Symphony, Japan Century Symphony, and Sendai Philharmonic, as well as in the subscription concerts with Yamagata Symphony Orchestra conducting Sibelius Symphony No. 2 in December 2009 and Nielsen Symphony No. 2 in November 2011 both to high acclaim. In February 2011, he toured to Japan with Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra conducting Dvořák Symphony No. 9 'From the New World'.