My Columbus Symphony Orchestra has just named our new music director. Congratulations to Maestro Rossen Milanov! Hailing from the beautiful country of Bulgaria, our new maestro is currently working as the music director of the Princeton Symphony Orchestra and is the Principal Conductor of Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (OSPA) in Spain. In addition, he is the Music Director of the Symphony in C in New Jersey, a training orchestra for up and coming musicians.
From his website:
Rossen Milanov studied conducting at the Curtis Institute of Music and the Juilliard School, where he received the Bruno Walter Memorial Scholarship. He studied oboe and orchestral conducting at the Bulgarian National Academy of Music, and holds a Masters degree in oboe performance from Duquesne University. As the former Chief Conductor of the Bulgarian National Radio Orchestra (2003-08) and Music Director of New Symphony Orchestra, Sofia (1997-2013), he received the Bulgarian Ministry’s Award for Extraordinary Contribution to Bulgarian Culture. He was named Bulgaria’s Musician of the Year in 2005 and won an ASCAP award in 2011 for his programming with Princeton Symphony Orchestra.
If you’d like to hear the story about Maestro Milanov’s new appointment to the CSO, click here.
For more information about our new music director, take a look at his website www.rossenmilanov.com.
Congratulations, Maestro – or as they say in Bulgaria, Честито! Не мога да чакам да ви видя с нашия симфоничен оркестър ot Колумбуc!