Scots seek assistant baton

Scots seek assistant baton


norman lebrecht

January 21, 2016

Some good careers have begun in Glasgow’s gofer slot: Christian Kluxen, James Lowe and David Danzmayr.

Now the RNSO need a new assistant conductor.

Details below.

conductor kilt

maestro in waiting

Scotland’s national orchestra is inviting applicants for the position of RSNO Assistant Conductor, commencing in the autumn of 2016. Successful candidates will be invited to the RSNO Centre in May for audition with full orchestra, where applicants will be invited to conduct a mixture of repertoire. Following the audition three candidates will be invited to the final round of interviews, from which the new RSNO Assistant Conductor will be selected.

Applicants are invited to send a covering letter, CV, repertoire list, video work sample and full contact information for three professional references by email only to   Deadline for applications is Monday 8 February 2016.



  • Nick says:

    Not sure when the RSNO started having Assistant Conductors, but its Glasgow based colleague the BBC Scottish Symphony has a stellar list of assistant alumni – the knights Simon Rattle, Alexander Gibson, Andrew Davis and Colin Davis amongst others.