Gemma New Named Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s First Female Principal Guest Conductor Reply

gemma-new-headshot-2-photographer-roy-coxGemma New (MM ’11, Conducting) has been named Dallas Symphony Orchestra’s first female principal guest conductor. She will conduct two weeks of concerts in the 2019-20 season and three weeks in 2020-21. Her 2019 appearances will coincide with the DSO’s inaugural Women in Classical Music Symposium. Addressing the shortage of opportunities for female conductors and composers in the orchestra world, the DSO announced plans to appoint a series of female principal guest conductors, with many other programs to start in the coming seasons.


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