US orchestra appoints British CEO

September 1, 2017 by norman lebrecht


The Stamford Symphony in Connecticut has recruited Russell Jones, presently with the New York Philharmonic, as president and CEO.

Jones, a former head of the Association of British Orchestras, worked as director of major gifts at the NY Phil.

Comments (4)

  1. NYMike says:

    I trust he’s better than Brits Michael Henson and Tony Woodcock.

    1. Halldor says:

      And why should his nationality have any bearing on his ability at all?

      1. NYMikeYMike says:

        Singling out the two Brits in this business because they were appalling, I’m hoping Jones will be the opposite.

  2. jonathan dunsby says:

    and Brit Paul Meecham

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