Pietari Inkinen to become Chief Conductor of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra
Pietari Inkinen has been named the Chief Conductor of The Japan Philharmonic Orchestra.
Mr. Toshikuni Hirai, the President and CEO of JPO said, "We are extremely pleased and proud to expand our future with Mo.Inkinen, our exceptional partner. With Mo. Inkinen, an acclaimed young conductor of his generation, JPO resolves to evolve onto a new stage and to refine the value and strengths of the orchestra."
When asked about this new chapter Inkinen said:
"I am proud to take up the role of Chief Conductor of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra from the 16/17 season. It is with great excitement that I look forward to deepening our already very fruitful and successful relationship. I am also pleased to be able to be present more frequently in one of my favourite cities— and one of the best halls in the world."
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