Leader walks out on new music ensemble

Leader walks out on new music ensemble


norman lebrecht

December 21, 2021

The Collegium Novum Zürich is facing the New Year headless after artistic director Johannes Knapp said he is leaving next week.

Knapp, 31, has been in the post for two and a half years, during which he inisited a relationship with the streaming service Idagio and other potential partners. He has given no disclosed reason for his departure.

Oboist Matthias Arter and flutist Susanne Peters will run the orchestra in the interim.



  • Nightowl says:

    Too bad…

    They must be very popular since their YouTube channel has 163 Subscribers and 24,000+ views since 2015…

    • Nightowl says:

      They are popular, I really can assure you.

      Me replying to my own comment here.

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