Ludovic Morlot has just been announced as the new Chief Conductor of La Monnaie!
Ludovic Morlot will take up the post of Chief Conductor of La Monnaie/de Munt in Brussels from 1 January 2012, for an initial period of five years.
His position at La Monnaie will allow him to develop his career as a conductor of opera, in addition to his already impressive work with symphony orchestras. During his first full season at La Monnaie, his performances will include Alfred Bruneau’s Requiem and Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande.
Ludovic Morlot is also Music Director of Seattle Symphony. His first season with them will include a gala concert with Renée Fleming and two performances of Berlioz’s La Damnation de Faust.
Full press release.
Seattle Times article.
Ludovic Morlot’s own website.