Maestro move: Canada signs Kiwimain
Symphony Nova Scotia has appointed the New Zealander Holly Mathieson, 38, as its music director, starting next month.
Mathieson, who lives in Scotland, co-directs the countrywide Nevis Ensemble with her husband Jon Hargreaves. She recently cut a debut disc on Decca – Clara Schumann’s piano concerto with Isata Kanneh-Mason and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra.
She has conducted many of the UK orchestras.