Berlin maestro retires with immediate effectmain
Marek Janowski has resigned from today as artistic director and chief conductor of the Berlin radio symphony orchestra ( Rundfunk-Sinfonieorchester Berlin (RSB)). He was expected to continue in office to the end of the season.
Janowski, 76, says he has decided to step down to make a ‘swift and smooth transition’ to his successor, Vladimir Jurowski, who is due to take over in 2017. Until the end of this season, Janowski will conduct all his scheduled concerts.