The Rotterdam Philharmonic has signed a second term with Lahav Shani, taking him up to 2026.
He is commited to 12 weeks a year, in Rotterdam and on tour.
Shani, 31, is also incoming music director of the Israel Philharmonic.
He says: ‘This has been my first job as chief conductor and the chemistry I felt with the orchestra from day 1 is still growing. We are developing a very beautiful friendship and musical collaboration, which I am most happy to continue and explore for the next years.’