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New assistant manager appointed for the 2024-25 season!


The Orchestre de la Suisse Romande congratulates Zofia Kiniorska, winner of the competition for the position of assistant conductor

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The OSR is delighted to announce the appointment of Zofia Kiniorska as Assistant Conductor for the 2024-25 season.

Selected from nearly 60 applicants, Zofia Kiniorska will work closely with conductor Jonathan Nott in the preparation of concerts, recordings, operas and tours throughout the 2024-25 season.

Born in Poland, Zofia Kiniorska was resident conductor of Sinfonia Varsovia during the 2022-23 season. She won the Audience Prize at the Academy of Conductors 2021-22 with Paavo Järvi and the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, and was a semi-finalist in the 17th Donatella Flick Competition 2023. She has taken part in masterclasses conducted by Marin Alsop, Johannes Schlaefli, Mirga Gražinytė-Tyla, Neeme Järvi and Jaap van Zweden, and has collaborated with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra, the Deutsche Philharmonie Merck, the Arthur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra and the Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra, among others. Since 2022, she has been conducting the ZPSM1 Symphony Orchestra in Warsaw. In June 2024, she will take part in the International Conducting Competition Rotterdam ICCR.

The competition

The jury, made up of conductor Jonathan Nott, general manager Steve Roger and OSR musicians, selected 4 finalists: Guro Ansteensen Haugli, Zofia Kiniorska, Tatiana Pérez and Elizabeth Vergara Gallego. Each was then invited to conduct the Orchestra in works by Mozart, Schumman, Beethoven, Webern and Jarrell.

The post

Created in 2022, the aim of this post is to enable talented young people to work with the Music and Artistic Director and the Orchestra and gain valuable experience in running an orchestra. Since 2024, the OSR has decided to reserve the competition for this post for talented women only.

The project is made possible thanks to the generous support of the Caris Foundation in Geneva.

To find out more about the project, please visit this link


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