The Swiss conductor Philippe Jordan has been the 15th Music Director of the Wiener Symphoniker since the 2014-15 season. Holding also the position of Musical Director of the Opéra national de Paris Philippe Jordan is one of today's most established and reverred maestros.
So far only two conductors have been honoured with the title of Honorary Conductor of the Wiener Symphoniker; both true legends of music history: Georges Prêtre and Wolfgang Sawallisch.
Principal Guest Conductor
Prodigiously gifted 27 year old Israeli conductor Lahav Shani will be the Wiener Symphoniker's Principal Guest Conductor from the season 2017-18 onwards.