The Hungarian conductor, who is based in Amsterdam, has accepted the title of honorary guest conductor from September 2021, working with the orchestra two or three weeks each season.
It’s a neither-here-nor-there appointment. The orchestra has lacked a music director since it fired Daniele Gatti. Fischer has performed with them praxtically every year since 1987 without being considered for the top job.
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