Concertgebouworkest appoints Ivan Fischer as Honorary Guest Conductor

23 October 2020 76 views 0

The Concertgebouworkest has appointed Ivan Fischer, 69, Honorary Guest Conductor with effect from the 2021-22 season. In that capacity, the Hungarian conductor will work with the orchestra two or three weeks each season, the Orchestra announced today.

Fischer is the orchestra’s third titled conductor after Honorary Conductor Bernard Haitink and Conductor Emeritus Riccardo Chailly. His own former mentor, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, served as the Concertgebouworkest’s Honorary Guest Conductor from October 2000 until his death in 2016