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Rossen Milanov began his tenure as Music Director of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra in the 2011-12 season. Other debuts in 2010/11 included the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra, his Spanish debut with Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias, and his European operatic debut conducting Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk for Komische Oper Berlin. He returns to conduct the Singapore Symphony Orchestra, leads The Philadelphia Orchestra in the opening week of the new Kimmel Center Festival with a choreographed version of Stravinsky’s Pulcinella and de Falla’s The Three Cornered Hat with the Pennsylvania Ballet Company, and makes a return to Royal Swedish Opera for performances of a ballet version of Handel’s Messiah.

A committed supporter of youth and music, Milanov is Music Director of both the New Symphony Orchestra in his native city of Sofia and Symphony In C, one of the USA’s leading professional training orchestras.

Mr. Milanov studied conducting at the Juilliard School, where he received the Bruno Walter Memorial Scholarship; the Curtis Institute of Music; Duquesne University; and the Bulgarian National Academy of Music. He has received the Award for Extraordinary Contribution to Bulgarian Culture, awarded by the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture. In 2005 he was chosen as Bulgaria’s Musician of the Year.

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fliblit - 18 May 2011
fliblit - 18 May 2011
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