Maestro move: Swiss winner gets his first orchestramain
Lorenzo Viotti, 27, has been named Music Director of Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon.
Winner of the 2015 Salzburg Nestle conductors competition (pictured), he is the son of the excellent Marcello Viotti, who died in 2005 at the age of 50.
Lorenzo has gained vast experience in the past two years standing in for senior conductors at major orchestras.
In Lisbon, he succeeds Joana Carneiro, who is looking after newborn triplets.