The New Britain Symphony Orchestra is pleased to announce that we have selected Maestro Toshiyuki Shimada as our Music Director and Conductor for our upcoming season!
Maestro Shimada is Music Director and Conductor of the Eastern Connecticut Symphony Orchestra in New London and Music Director and Conductor of the Orchestra of the Southern Finger Lakes. He was Music Director of the Yale Symphony Orchestra of Yale University since 2005 until 2019. He is also Music Director Laureate of the Portland Symphony Orchestra in Portland, Maine, for which he served as Music Director from 1986 to 2006. Prior to his Portland engagement he was Associate Conductor of the Houston Symphony Orchestra, under Sergiu Comissiona, for six years. Since 1998, he has also served as Principal Conductor of the Vienna Modern Masters record label in Austria.
We will be posting more news about our upcoming season soon. We are thrilled to have Maestro Shimada with us. Check back soon for our upcoming concert programming and schedule.
You can read more about Maestro Shimada at his website, http://www.toshiyukishimada.com