The Brookline Symphony Orchestra and Music Director Andrew Altenbach are proud to announce their 2018–2019 season, filled with programming that contains audience favorites alongside new works and hidden treasures. Brookline Symphony’s ninth season boasts a number of female composers, including Florence Price, the first African-American woman to have a composition played by a major orchestra, and Anna Thorvaldsdottir, the New York Philharmonic's Kravis Emerging Composer in 2015. Also featured is 2018 Concerto Competition winner Andrew Heath, who will perform Henri Tomasi’s Trumpet Concerto.
After a year-long search, the Brookline Symphony Orchestra is delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Altenbach as the orchestra's new Music Director. Maestro Altenbach brings an energetic ingenuity to his symphonic and operatic conducting that continues to garner him national attention as a musical leader of his generation. Critically acclaimed for his deep sense of musical style and nuance, with a repertoire ranging from Baroque to contemporary works, Maestro Altenbach is Music Director of Opera at the Boston Conservatory, as well as Artistic Director and Conductor of the Minnesota Bach Ensemble. His Symphonic conducting credits include engagements with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, the Memphis Symphony Orchestra, and the Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra.
For more details about Maestro Altenbach, visit andrewaltenbach.com