Maestro move: Korea hires Bayreuth’s Ring conductorNews
The KBS Symphony Orchestra, South Korea’s radio ensemble has named Pietari Inkinen as its chief conductor from January 2022.
Inkinen, 41, is due to conduct Walküre this summer at Bayreuth and its new production of the Ring in 2022.
Seoul will be his third concurrent job. He is also chief conducor of the Deutsche Radio Philharmonie Saarbrücken Kaiserslautern and of the Japan Philharmonic Orchestra.